Food Safety & Management
What is meant by Food Safety Management Systems (FSMS)?
A Food Safety Management System (FSMS) is a network of interrelated elements that combine to ensure that food does not cause adverse human health effects. These elements include programs, plans, policies, procedures, practices, processes, goals, objectives, methods, controls, roles, responsibilities, relationships, documents, records, and resource
What are the Key Elements of FSMS?
- Good Practices/ PRPs
- Hazard Analysis /HACCP
- Management Element / System
- Statutory and regulatory requirements
Which Section of FSS Act, 2006 describes FSMS?
Section 16(2)(c) provides for the Mechanism for accreditation of certification bodies for Food Safety Management Systems and Section 44 of FSS Act provides for Recognition of organisation or agency for food safety audit and checking compliance with Food Safety Management System required under the Act or the rules and regulation made thereunder.
What is the Purpose of FSMS?
To ensure the manufacture, storage, distribution and sale of safe food
What are the names of agencies which have been empanelled by FSSAI for inspection/ auditing of FBOs??
The list of short-listed agencies for Inspection/ Auditing of FBOs are as under
- M/s. Export Inspection Council of India, Delh
- M/s. Indian Register Quality Systems, Mumbai
- M/s. INDOCERT, Kerala
- M/s. TUV SUD South Asia, Mumbai
- M/s. Det Norske Veritas, AS, Mumbai
- M/s. One Cert Asia Agri Certification Pvt. Ltd., Jaipur
- M/s. National Productivity Council, Delhi