10 states unequipped to ensure food safety: FSSAI3 min read . Updated: 26 Nov 2019, 01:05 AM IST
- FSSAI says many of the poorly performing states have not been able to put in place full-time staff for food safety and do not have proper labs
- Food regulator analyses total 106,459 samples across the country and finds over 15.8% food samples as sub-standard, 3.7% unsafe and 9% mislabelled during the year 2018-19
NEW DELHI : At least 10 states in India are unequipped to ensure food safety, owing to scarcity of staff and food testing laboratory infrastructure, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) said on Monday.
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