Case Study: Food safety improvements on Indian Railways

Food safety improvements on Indian Railways

Improvement of catering services is an ongoing process. Steps taken/being taken to further improve the catering services include (i)Third Party Audit of catering services to be conducted at periodic intervals by independent accredited and reputed certification bodies as empanelled by the zonal Railways. (ii) Introduction of e-Catering so that passengers can book the food of their choice through internet (iii) Introduction of Pre-cooked Food (ready to eat) meals of reputed brands to improve the quality, hygiene and to provide variety of options of meals to the passengers. Pre-cooked food is tested periodically by accredited laboratories for which the report shall be in compliance with FSSAI standards.

Further information is available on the Indian Railways website.

 

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