News and Press Release - Dated:- 12-2-2019 - Ministry of Commerce & Industry Posted On: 12 FEB 2019 4:33PM by PIB Delhi With the objective of promoting food safety and capacity building, Spices Board organized a National Conclave on Food Safety in New Delhi yesterday. The programme was inaugurated by Dr. B.N.S. Murthy. Secretary, Spices Board, Dr. M.K. Shanmuga Sundaram, representing country head USFDA, Dr. Christopher Priddywere present on the occasion. Dr.Shanmuga Sundaram, in his address emphasized the need for safe food for a healthy, growing generation and our obligations to fulfil national and international standards. He said that it is the responsibility of all stakeholders to ensure food safety from farm to fork. Dr. Murthy, in his inaugural address pointed out the concerns to be addressed at the farm level and the need for post-harvest hygiene and the prevention of unintentional contaminations for safe food. An overview of the Food Safety Modernization Act was presented b

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