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September 2022
  • FICSI Celebrates Vishwakarma Diwas
    FICSI Celebrates Vishwakarma Diwas

    FICSI celebrates vishwakarma diwas on 17th September 2022. Skill Convocation ceremony held at the premise of Ferrero India Limited, Maharashtra and Britannia Nutrition Foundation, Gwalior, MP.
    FICSI conducted FoSTaC training for the following:
    i) Online FoSTaC Basic Catering for Akshayapatra Foundation.
    ii) FoSTaC Basic Retail and Distribution for Women SHG at New Delhi.


August 2022
  • Training Program for Women Empowered Self Help Groups
    Training Program for Women Empowered Self Help Groups

    Experts from FICSI conducted 3-Days training program for women empowered Self Help Groups (supported by Britannia Nutrition Foundation) on Good Manufacturing Practices, Food Safety & Hygiene and Life Skills in Village Barai, Distt Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh from 16-18 Aug 2022.

  • Training Program on Allergen Management for Patanjali Ayurveda Limited
    Training Program on Allergen Management for Patanjali Ayurveda Limited

    FICSI successfully organised an onsite Training Program on Allergen Management for Patanjali Ayurveda limited on 3rd August 2022. This interactive training session was attended by 40 participants from various departments and was very well received by them. Our trainer Dr mamta Prajapati madam ensured that the candidates receive an optimum learning experience.


    For further food safety training’s on FoSTaC, FSMS, Internal Auditors, HACCP etc feel free to get in touch with us at sachin@ficsi.in


July 2022
  • Webinar on Hygiene Rating Scheme - FSSAI
    Webinar on Hygiene Rating Scheme - FSSAI

    FICSI has successfully organized 15th webinar on Hygiene Rating Scheme - FSSAI under Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. More than 800 registrations accepted and session saw by 200+ participants on our YouTube live channel and MS Teams Platform.

    Speaker
    1. Dr Heena Yadav, Technical Officer, Regulatory Compliance, FSSAI Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, MOH&FW.

    Click here to see the recorded session.


June 2022
  • First Ever Webinar for Mahatma Gandhi National Fellows (MGNFs)
    First Ever Webinar for Mahatma Gandhi National Fellows (MGNFs)

    Food Industry Capacity & Skill Initiative (FICSI) organized first ever webinar of it’s kind for Mahatma Gandhi National Fellows (MGNFs) on Skill project in Food Processing Sector at the district level across the nation on 22nd June,2022. The following are the agenda points were discussed under the webinar:

    i) Introduction of FICSI and its involvement in the skilling ecosystem
    ii) Discussion with MGNFs on how FICSI’s activities can be converged with the MGN Fellow’s activities at the district level

    Approx. 200 MGN Fellows participated in the webinar and shared their queries about the Skill Training in Food Processing sector, the required support and employment and entrepreneurship opportunities etc. CEO, FICSI – Mr. Sunil K Marwah shared the insightful information related to importance of the Food Processing sector and potential for the youth in this sector.

  • Food Industry Capacity and Skill Initiative (FICSI) has been recognized as an Awarding Body by NCVET
    Food Industry Capacity and Skill Initiative (FICSI) has been recognized as an Awarding Body by NCVET

    Food Industry Capacity and Skill Initiative (FICSI) has been recognized as an Awarding Body by National Council for Vocational Education and Training (NCVET) on 08th June 2022.

  • An Introductory Online Session on "FSSC 22000 Version 5 to 5.1"
    An Introductory Online Session on

    On the Occasion of WORLD FOOD SAFETY DAY 2022 FICSI organized an introductory online session on FSSC 22000 Version 5 to 5.1 held on 07th June 2022 at 03 PM.

    Food safety is indispensable for food which is vital for life. World Food Safety Day on 7 June, this year follows its fourth edition, was celebrated with the theme- Safer Food, Better Health. This day is an opportunity to strengthen efforts to ensure that the food we eat is safe, mainstream food safety in the public agenda and reduce the burden of foodborne diseases globally. On the occasion of “WORLD FOOD SAFETY DAY 2022” FICSI had organized an introductory online session on “FSSC 22000 Version 5 to 5.1” reaching out to the universities, schools and workplaces to include food safety education training as a part of professional development. Some key points from the session are –

  • Critical role of food safety in food chain for sustaining life and promoting good health.
  • Brief history of HACCP
  • Evolution of ISO 22000: 2005 specifying its requirements for FSMS and its applicability to all organizations involved in food chain.
  • Key elements of FSMS (ISO 22000:2005)
  • Formation of Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), a non-profit foundation, made up of retailers, manufacturers, food services and other stakeholders worldwide.
  • Development of FSSC 22000 to facilitate a broader acceptance of ISO 22000 FSMS in the food chain and recognized by Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI).
  • Composition of FSSC 22000 Scheme – ISO 22000, ISO/ TS standards, FSSC additional requirements.
  • FSSC version 5 changes - Introduction of the High Level Structure leading to revision of ISO 22000: 2005 to ISO 22000:2018 to provide uniform basic structure for management system standards.
  • FSSC version 5.1 Additional changes

  • To View the recorded session please click here.


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