Mumbai (IBNS) : The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), the National Standards body of India, has finalized an Indian Standard on basic requirements for street food vendors as food safety is a major concern with street foods, said Union Food Minister KV Thomas at Mumbai.
"Readily accessible and affordable to urban populations, street food provides the energy and nutrient needs to large segments of workers and their families in the cities. This sector is also a source of livelihood for a large number of people. Hence the standard developed by BIS has immense potential to safeguard public health and also promote the confidence of the consumer over the entire spectrum of food industry," said Thomas. Read more
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