The COVID-19 outbreak and the ensuing lockdown has proven to be a huge crisis for the Indian Food Industry. The Industry has taken a blow that will take the implementation of several stringent food safety and hygiene measures to heal. This FoSTaC training by FSSAI is an effort to ensure the same.
Why is COVID-19 Safety Training Important?
The novel-CoronaVirus is a communicable and deadly pathogen that has no known cure yet. Leaving impeccable personal hygiene, physical distancing, and regular cleaning & sanitizing to be our only weapons against it. The subsequent lockdown is an effort towards ceasing the outbreak.
However, the end of the lockdown would not mean the end of the virus. This is why the food Industry, being amongst one of the most essential services, needs to take special precautions that guarantee safety from COVID-19. It is mandatory by law, that every food handlers must undergo COVID-19 training.