3 day FSO training on "Quality Assurance of Foods of Animal Origin with special reference to Hygienic Meat Production"

Two batches of three day residence training programme on “Quality Assurance of Foods of Animal Origin with Special Reference to Hygienic Meat Production” was organized by COHEART during 5-7th May and 12-14th May, 2014. The training was intended to enlighten the participants on the current trends on the safety and quality management of foods of animal origin and clean meat production. A total of 98 officials from diverse field’s viz., Food safety officers, designated officers, Assistant Commissioner from Commissionerate of Food Safety and Veterinarians working in slaughter houses had participated. The training emphasized the need for espousing One Health concept to face food safety challenges which require a paradigm shift in approach. The three day training broadly covered topics on Meat hygiene, food safety, hygiene in food production and processing line, food safety issues, pesticide and hormone residues, adulteration etc. There was also a field visit to Malabar meat factory to demonstrate how hygienic slaughter can be carried out.  Shri. D. Sivakumar, food safety enforcement assistant commissioner, during the feedback session congratulated the centre for organizing the training and wished that the sagacious One Health venture of KVASU opens the floodgate of opportunities leading to prosperity and wellbeing of everybody’s health

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