FSSAI Food Safety Training and Certification (FOSTAC)

Food Safety Training and Certification (FOSTAC) is an initiative by FSSAI whereby food safety trainings are conducted for target groups in the food business to maximise knowledge and awareness of food safety regulations and policies to ensure food safety and hygiene.

FOSTAC

According to the FSS Act, released 6th October 2017, FSSAI had made Training mandatory of all Central and State Licensed FBOs. Food Safety Training and Certification (FOSTAC) is an initiative by FSSAI whereby food safety trainings are conducted for target groups in the food business to maximise knowledge and awareness of food safety regulations and policies to ensure food safety and hygiene. Each Food Business Operator, needs to have at least one trained & certified person in their business premises to ensure food safety.

Lloyd’s Register has been authorised by FSSAI to provide training programs in food safety and standards for people who are in the food businesses. LR offers a range of In-house and Open training for Individuals and corporates.

Courses offered include:

Course Type Duration Focus Industry
Advanced 8 Hours
  • Catering: Restaurants, hotels, QSRs, places of worship, canteens, caterers, flight catering, rail catering.
  • Manufacturing: Bakery, dairy units, vegetable oil processing units, slaughtering units, meat processing units, any type of food processing units.
  • Storage & Transport: Warehouse, cold/ refrigerated stores, specialized transport vehicles like insulated vans.
  • Retail & Distribution: Vegetable, packaged food retailers
Special 4 - 8 Hours
  • Milk & Milk Products
  • Meat & Poultry
  • Fish & Seafood
  • Packaged Water
  • Bakery
  • Oil