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Rapid Food Testing Devices and Kits set to redefine Food Safety in 2020 - Press Release

Extenso Platform for veterinary drug and antibiotics detection in milk is now on the top list of approved rapid kits/devices by the FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India).

Introduction

Country’s Food Regulator, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has made a quick progress towards the use of advanced technologies for food testing in the year 2019.

Several new rapid food testing devices/kits for detection of food-borne pathogens and toxins have been introduced during 2019. These devices ensure “faster, better, cheaper” real-time testing of food. These are expected to become an integral part of quality assurance/quality control programs in the food industry and also for regulatory and surveillance purposes in 2020.

Extenso on the top list

In 2019, FSSAI had finalized the regulations for approval of rapid testing devices, kits and methods to strengthen the food testing ecosystem in the country. FSSAI has so far approved 30 rapid food testing kits/devices under these regulations given as per list 1 attached below.

Extenso Platform for veterinary drug and antibiotics detection in milk is now on the top list of approved rapid kits/devices by the FSSAI.

FSSAI - Press Release