Food is primary need for one’s sustenance, and it should be made accessible in its organic state, free from injurious chemical or toxic pesticides, which when consumed, should not harm one more than doing good. To make sure that the common public gets right to utilize and consume secure and fit food that is free of harmful or dangerous substances, Food laws and regulations are set by diverse agencies and self-governing bodies. There are many non governments as well as government organizations, independent bodies which are concerned with ensuring that the end clients get access to safe foodstuff, and the crucial purpose of the enforcement of these principles and actions are carried out by other bodies and agencies.

The most efficient and influential governing body makes up rules and regulations for food safety laws and implements it all over and also informs the world health organization accordingly. This is mainly functional in Europe. In the United States, there are various independent bodies like the US Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration, individual regional or state groups, and the Department of Agriculture, create the food laws and regulations, and they are sole responsible for enforcing the same across the nation.

The main aim of food and safety standard laws is to make certain that the general public purchase the safest germfree and unpolluted food possible. Matters pertaining to how food is refrigerated or transported, food handling, and food labeling, or mixing of different types of foods are some of the areas that are covered by food safety standards. These bodies are also responsible to take care of the bacteria and other food contaminates that should be used in certain limit which should not create any danger for the health when consumed.

It is necessary to give a look at the manufacturers and the farmers too who are accountable for producing the food and making them obtainable to us. From their viewpoint, it is really tricky for them to always uphold the laws and principles set by the organizations that govern the food law. But it is also a matter of huge worry, that when these producers and manufacturers sell impure food items in the marketplace, it creates a real health risk for the general community who are buying the foodstuffs without having the least idea about the risks that is involved in it. The responsibility of this eventually lies with the corporation which has packaged and produced or supplied the food accordingly.

Where Food safety measures are concerned, it is not possible to avoid the loopholes involved in the examination process. A food inspector is responsible to make sure that the food concerned is suitable for consumption, and meets all necessities and measures needed to be labeled safe in a particular way, so that it causes no threat to the health of the customers. Even with so many rules and checks, it should be clearly mentioned that food law involves a very intricate process, and it is not easy to comply with all the set checkpoints and processes. It is significant for all the food industrialized companies to properly train its workers so that the rules that are set for the company are followed at its best.

Author's Bio: 

The author Nash Jeo, has been working in a food processing business and has done widespread research on Food law that can help in many ways at his particular job area.