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FSSAI issues guidelines to handle poultry

In view of the current bird flu outbreak 

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued guidelines on how people who handle live poultry should take special precautions during the bird flu outbreak:

  • They should wear PPE, gloves and masks while handling birds.

  • People handling raw meat should wear gloves, masks and wash their hands properly with water and soap, especially before and after handling the raw poultry and eggs. Also avoid contact with bird droppings.

  • Wash and disinfect all surfaces and utensils that have been in contact with the raw meat.

  • Clean and sanitize the knives and cutting boards between cutting/slaughtering the two birds.

  • Do  not  use  the  same  chopping  board  or  the  same  knife  that  is  used  for  cutting  raw  poultry meat for any other food item before sanitizing it or thoroughly washing it with soap/detergent.

  • Clean and disinfect surfaces in contact with the raw poultry meat/products.

  • Wash and disinfect all surfaces and utensils that have been in contact with the raw meat.

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