FoodSafetyHelpline.com is organizing a Webinar on ‘Introduction to Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006’
As the last date of the registration under the new Act for all food businesses is ending on February 4, 2014, there is a need that all food business operators are required to know the basic essentials of the new rules & regulations in order to carry on their business activities or setting up new units.
Join us for this interactive Webcast with Dr. Pawan Vats (Food Safety Consultant) along with Dr. Saurabh Arora, Managing Director at Auriga Research (a contract research & testing organization), for a discussion in Q&A format on the basic & important aspects of the new Act.
Date & Time: November 29, 2013 at 3pm
Who can get the benefit of the program:
Food Business Operators like – manufactures, Processors, Distributors, Wholesalers, Retailers, Importers. The information will be useful for the people working in the production & service industry – food technologists, food analysts, quality analysts, supervisors, managers, chefs & head cooks.
Dr. Pawan Vats will take up many questions and the top questions will be:
* What is Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006?
* How is it different from earlier Acts?
* Why you need to register or to obtain a License under FSS Act/Rules & Regulations?
* What are the General & Specific Requirements of Food Labelling?
* What kind of Penalties on non-compliance of the provisions of FSS Act/Rules & Regulations?
* Why there is a need for testing of food materials?
* What is the role of NABL accredited laboratories?
* Is the new act going to impact the Pharma Business Operators?
And at last, a quick Q&A session with the audience.
A brief profile of Dr. Vats
Dr. Pawan Vats has been a resource person for various programs like – the FSSAI training of Food Safety Officers, Designated Officers and Adjucating Officers besides supervising the work of Food Safety Officers. He has been actively involved in food laws, review & drafting of Delhi PFA rules, Food Safety Act & rules and allied activities.
He holds Ph.D in Chemistry and is a post-graduate in Foods & Drugs Analysis. Dr. Pawan Vats has worked as a senior officer in the department of food safety, Govt of NCT of Delhi. He has delivered many lectures on various subjects like – Provisions of Food Safety and Standards Act, rules & regulations, Procedure of sampling, analysis, adjudication & prosecution, Food traceability and recall, surveillance, sampling, Licensing & Registration. He has also addressed the industry bodies; All India Food Processors Association, Hotel and Restaurant Association of India, All India Rice Exporters Association, All India Dairy Association.