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Thermo Fisher Scientific Opens Food Safety Customer Solution Centre in India
Apr 04 2019 Read 698 Times
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc has announced the official opening of its Customer Solution Center in Delhi, India. In collaboration with the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), the new Food Safety Customer Solution Centre will focus on meeting and exceeding the demands of scientists in food and beverage laboratories by developing critical workflows and integrated solutions that help build food safety capacity in India.
"Today’s announcement is a testament to our commitment in bringing best-in-class food testing technologies to India," said Amit Chopra, Managing Director, India and Middle East, Thermo Fisher Scientific. "The Centre helps us realise our mission of enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer."
"The opening of the Food Safety Customer Solution Centre in India demonstrates our unwavering commitment to support the food and beverage industry in providing safer, more nutritious and better-informed choices for its customers," said Mitch Kennedy, President, Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry, Thermo Fisher Scientific. "The new Centre is uniquely placed to help scientists, partners and regulatory bodies, like the FSSAI, collaborate to increase food safety and quality, while expanding capacity and productivity of food testing in the region."
"We welcome the establishment of this world class Centre and see it as a tremendous benefit in the capacity building of food analyst and technical staff of the food safety authorities, both at the government of India and at the State level. By collaborating in this manner, we build the future generations of analysts as this will be a very significant contribution to the cause of food safety in India," said Rita Teaotia, chairperson, FSSAI.
"The FSSAI establishes science-based standards for articles of food and regulates their manufacture, storage, distribution, sale and import to ensure availability of safe and wholesome food to the country's 1.3 billion citizens," said Pawan Agarwal, CEO, FSSAI.
"The collaboration between the FSSAI and Thermo Fisher at the Food Safety Customer Solution Centre in Delhi will help us build new workflows for food safety testing, train our food centres of excellence, and help build capacity and expertise in the region," said Bhaskar Narayan, PhD, Advisor of Quality assurance, FSSAI.
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