06 November 2019 | News
Ministers appreciated the progress made under the MoU on Food Security
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Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare and Damien O’Connor, Minister of Agriculture, Minister for Biosecurity, Fool Safety and Rural Communities and Minister of State for Trade and Export Growth Government of the New Zealand held bilateral discussions at Nirman Bhavan recently.
Both Ministers appreciated the progress made under the MoU on Food Security between Food Safety and Standards Authority of India and the Ministry of Primary Industry of New Zealand.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) of New Zealand provides policy and regulatory advice, market access and trade services, and manages major regulatory systems of biosecurity, food safety, forestry, fisheries management, and animal welfare. A cooperation arrangement between FSSAI and MPI, New Zealand for cooperation in areas of food safety was signed in October, 2016.