The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) and Mumbai Central railway stations could soon become the country’s first Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)-certified ‘Eat Right Stations’.
The food quality regulator along with Central Railway (CR), Western Railways (WR) and Indian Railways Catering Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), will train employees; inspect, certify and rate the standard of food at both these stations.
‘Eat Right Station’ is part of the ‘Eat Right India’ movement, which was launched in 2018 by the FSSAI. It focusses on improving the health and well-being of people by ensuring they eat healthy.
“Apart from the audit, people working at railway stations will be trained. A consumer drive will also be conducted in which [we will educate them on] what labels to check on products and to check hygiene,” said Pritha Tripathi, scientist, training division, FSSAI. Read More
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