FSSAI has a network of food testing laboratories across the country and Food Testing laboratories are expected to play a major role in the areas of food quality & food safety testing to ensure food safety in the country.
"Capacity Building of Food Testing laboratories" initiative of FSSAI has been taken for continuous up gradation of the technical skills of food analysts and other laboratory staff by conducting regular National and International training programs. Detailed and comprehensive plan has been prepared to take the best practices and technology to our laboratories. This would make the laboratory personnel involved in testing and analysis to acquaint with latest analytical techniques and new methods.
The following basic to specialized training programs are being organized--
1. NABL Accreditation programs
2. Training on Good Food laboratory Practices
3. Specialized programs e.g. - Analysis of Pesticide Residues, Mycotoxins, Veterinary
Drug /Antibiotics residues etc.
In this regard,