FOOD SAFETY TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION (FOSTAC) SCHEME, FSSAI GOVT. OF INDIA
Food Safety Training & Certification Program (FoSTaC) is a training module by FSSAI , Govt of India that exhibits all aspects of food and safety norms to be inculcated during the involvement of any procedure related to food handling, production, processing and its utilization.
As Per Order of FSSAI, Section 16(3)h of the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of lndia mandates proper training of persons as Food Business Operator or employees who are involved in Food Businesses or need to be in the future . It has been accorded under the Central License or State License to have at least one trained Food Safety Supervisor for a minimum of 25 food handling staff on all their premises. The nature of business can be carried only after prior certification from a recognized food training partner authorized by the FSSAI.