In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, the Food Testing Laboratories at Jammu and Srinagar have achieved accreditation from National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) as mandated under Section 43 of Food Safety & Standards Act 2006.

The Food Laboratory Jammu was granted NABL Accreditation in the month of March 2021 while the Food Laboratory Srinagar has been accorded NABL Accreditation on 22nd May, 2021. The NABL certification has been achieved in a record time in the prevailing pandemic situation, as food testing is an essential part of the Food Safety ecosystem to assure that the food conforms to the prescribed legal standards and is safe to consume.

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