Thursday, March 30, 2006

Food Safety and Standards Bill

Such irritants in the Food Safety and Standards Bill, 2005, (tabled in the Lok Sabha recently, but not passed) dampen an otherwise worthy attempt to fuel growth in the food processing sector. As Gokul Patnaik, former chairman, Agricultural and Processed Food Products Exports Developments Authority (APEDA) opines, “The authority simply loses its shine with nineteen members, too many out of which are government officials”.

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