The availability of hygiene audit will improve consumer’s food eating habits.
Improved Restaurant Standards
The current scheme will encourage restaurants to enhance their food hygiene standards
Safety from Food Adulteration
Consumption of unadulterated food will aid in increasing a restaurant’s food safety star ratings
Growth in Restaurant Revenue
Creating awareness and maintaining higher food safety ratings will increase investor’s confidence and boost the sector
Trained Food Handlers
FSSAI requires eateries to have their staff trained in safe food serving which will ensure responsible food handlers
Emphasis on Personal Hygiene
Upholding personal hygiene will appeal to a consumer’s sense of maintaining a healthy lifestyle
CHECKLIST ON AUDIT RATINGS
Checklist and Scoring Process
FBOs will be scored based on self-assessment questionnaire for compliance with food hygiene and safety procedures
Score : 81 – 100
Score : 61 – 80
Score : 41 – 60
Score : 21 – 40
Score : 0 – 20
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India is an autonomous body responsible for protecting and promoting public health through regulation and supervision of food safety.
The recent guidelines laid down by FSSAI on hygiene audit is being mandated for restaurants Pan-India. Their aim is to facilitate food safety in restaurants with the help of hygiene ratings. FBO’s are expected to conduct audits from certified agencies.