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Welcome to Commissionerate of Food Safety

Food Safety and Standards Act (FSSAI), 2006 was promulgated by Parliament for unification of food laws in the country and also for timely innovate changes in the regulatory mechanism. The Food Safety and Standard Act was implemented with effect from 5th August 2011.

For the effective implementation of FSSAI, Government of Kerala started Commissionerate of Food Safety on 4th July 2009.

This department comprises of Enforcement wing which has zonal intelligence offices, district-wise designated offices, and constituency – based circle offices. There are three Regional Laboratories at Trivandrum, Ernakulam and Kozhikkode. In addition to this there is a district food testing laboratory at Pathanamthitta performing basic functions like water analysis and preliminary analysis of Sabarimala samples.