Introduction:

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) participated in the 27thIndian Convention of Food Scientists and Technologists (ICFoST), 2019 hosted by the Department of Food Engineering Technology in association with Association of Food Scientists & Technologists (India) AFST(I) Tezpur Chapter during 30thJanuary to 1stFebruary 2020 at Tezpur University, supported by Food safety and Standards Authority of India and CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute.

This year ICFoST was organized in North East with the intention of integrating the organic capital of our country –North East India into the central chain of food safety and food processing, thereby propagating agro-processing and novel technologies to boost organic wellness.FSSAI’s participation in the event facilitated the budding scientists and technologists of the country, the students and the food business entrepreneurs for a direct interaction and better understanding regarding the food laws, regulations, specificrequirements and many other requirements under the purview of Food Safety and Standards Act 2006 and Regulations thereunder. The exhibition also provided FSSAI the opportunity to demonstrate with its initiatives under Eat Right Indian and FSSAI online platforms for licensing, import and trainingsetc