Notable panelists Dr. Saurabh Arora
(Founder of Foofsafetyhelpline.com, MD Auriga reserach and Director at Arbro Pharmaceuticals), Dr Pawan Vats (Vice President at Auriga Research Formely with FDA,NEW DELHI), Nishant Choubey (Corporate Chef at The Roseate, New Delhi) and Amin Ali (Special correspondent with Th Times of India) will speak on food safety at Oxford Bookstore, CP on 16th June
to generate awareness in this regard. The instructive session will be helpful to stakeholders in the food industry, particularly hoteliers and restaurant owners.
Food safety is a major health issue in India, where there is a challenge to feed a large and geographically diverse population. Maintaining a strict food safety policy is important because its implementation leads to a consistent standard of food being served.
Dr Arora, will also speak on emerging food trends, including food startups and online food retailing. This will be particularly interesting to budding entrepreneurs who want to make most out of the takeaway model of ordering food. He will speak about how to begin tomorrow’s food business.
Adhering to top class food safety standards in the hospitality sector is an important issue. If left unchecked, it may cost hoteliers and restaurateurs several lakhs in fines. Besides the fines, it also damages the company’s reputation and brand loyalty that may take years to recover.
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) play an important role to formulate and control procedures. It implements and controls food quality processes so as to eliminate hazardous and toxic elements. Right from checking the ingredients for preparation to the final packaging, everything is done under the watchful eyes of FSSAI.
Dr Arora will also talk about food licensing, another important issue that involves the entire food industry. He will speak about specific food safety challenges. Attendees will be able to gain insights about potential solutions to these challenges.
The session will be a good opportunity to interact with stakeholders from the food industry, food manufacturers and processors, hotel and restaurant owners, startup operators, online food retailers and representatives of food laboratories.