Under the Clean Street Food Campaign of FSSAI, KFC will become the first restaurant to train 500 street food vendors in Chennai during the next five months.
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“We consider food safety as a shared responsibility among food regulators and industry players. Through this initiative, we hope to contribute to the larger objective of ensuring health, hygiene and safety standards for consumers,” KFC India Managing Director, Rahul Shinde said. He also added that after evaluating the response from Tamil Nadu, the company will discuss expanding the programme to other states.
On the initiative taken by KFC, FSSAI CEO Pawan Agarwal said, “I am happy to see several responsible businesses are coming on-board to support FSSAI’s larger set of capability building priorities”.
This training will concentrate on the importance of hygiene, care given during food handling and effective waste disposal and pest control. It will help the vendors to follow food safety practices while serving food to the customers.
Upon completion of the training, the food vendors would receive a certification of completion of FoSTaC (Food Safety Training and Certification) training,