Food Safety and Standards Authority of India(FSSAI)
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has been established under Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 which consolidates various acts & orders that have hitherto handled food related issues in various Ministries and Departments. FSSAI has been created for laying down science based standards for articles of food and to regulate their manufacture, storage, distribution, sale and import to ensure availability of safe and wholesome food for human consumption.
To know more about FSSAI, click: http://www.fssai.gov.in/
The new Food Safety & Standards Regulations was implemented in 2011. It is important to follow food safety and the regulations for all Food Business Operators whether you are a street vendor or a 5-Star hotel or a processing unit. Prescient has training programmes to empower and educate all Food Business Operators (FBOs) on the current food safety norms, the prerequisites of food safety & various food safety standards like ISO 22000, FSSC 22000, HACCP, AIB etc. Prescient can help you remain competitive by providing strategic advisory, assessment & audit service like Gap assessment, FSSAI compliance readiness assessment, supplier & distributor audits/assessments etc. |
ISO is an independent, non-governmental international organization with a membership of 161 national standards bodies. Through its members, it brings together experts to share knowledge and develop voluntary, consensus-based, market relevant International Standards that support innovation and provide solutions to global challenges.
ISO International Standards ensure that products and services are safe, reliable and of good quality.
To know more, click: http://www.iso.org
For business, ISO standards are strategic tools that reduce costs by minimizing waste and errors, and increasing productivity. They help companies to access new markets, level the playing field for developing countries and facilitate free and fair global trade. Prescient offers training programmes to empower your organization & employees on ISO standards like ISO 9001, ISO 18001, ISO 14001, SA 8000 ISO 22000 etc. Prescient can help you develop and maintain sustainable advantage by providing strategic advisory on business excellence, quality management, process improvement etc. Our experts would be glad to assist you in implementation of relevant standards for achieving certification.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or USFDA) is a federal agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, one of the United States federal executive departments. The FDA is responsible for protecting and promoting public health through the regulation and supervision of food safety, tobacco products, dietary supplements, prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceutical drugs (medications), vaccines, biopharmaceuticals, blood transfusions, medical devices, electromagnetic radiation emitting devices (ERED), cosmetics, animal foods & feed and veterinary products.
To know more, click: http://www.fda.gov/
According to rating agency ICRA, “The increasing number of regulatory actions from the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) is emerging as a key risk for Indian pharmaceutical companies as it may delay product approvals and are likely to add to margin pressures”. The issuance of Warning Letters (WL) and Import Alerts (IA) for domestic manufacturing facilities have increased significantly over the past couple of years following USFDA's greater focus on compliance of guidelines of cGMP (current good manufacturing practice) by pharmaceutical companies. Issuance of warning letters and import alerts for India-based manufacturing facilities have increased significantly over the past couple of years following USFDA’s increasing focus on compliance of current good manufacturing practices (cGMPs), the report says. Prescient offers training programmes on cGMP & Quality Assurance to empower your organization & employees on cGMP & Quality requirements laid down by USFDA.