• Auditors critical of India's food safety agency; FSSAI fires back

    One year ago - By Food Safety

    A report to the Parliament in New Delhi by India's Comptroller and Auditor General is highly critical of the nation's Food Safety and Standards Authority of India .
    Parliament tabled the report on Dec. 19, and now FSSAI is fighting back with a response that insists India's citizens “can trust the food they get.”
    The CAG report says the nation's food testing labs are shoddy, there are not standards of regulating some food products, the infrastructure for collecting samples is poor, licenses and clearances are often allowed to lapse, and FSSAI suffers from financial lapses as well.
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