In UP's Farrukhabad 'Jail Ka Khana' gets 5 star rating


Fatehgarh Central Jail in Uttar Pradesh's Farrukhabad district has been given a five-star rating by the Food Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) for the quality of food served to inmates.


  • A third party audit empaneled by the FSSAI awarded the prison a five-star 'Eat Right Certificate'.
  • The five star rating is a recognition of the quality and hygiene of the food, which means that quality food items are being provided to the inmates in the jail.

  • FSSAI's 'Eat Right' recognition indicates that 1,100 prisoners were given clean and nutritious food.

  • The jail is the first in the state to get this certificate.

About Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) :

  • The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India was constituted by the Central Government under the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006.

  • It is operated under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.

  • Headquarter- Delhi

Work :

  • FSSAI works to ensure safe arrangements for production, storage, distribution, sale and import of nutritious food items for human consumption.

  • Apart from this, it helps in maintaining the prescribed standards of production and sale of food items at all the state, district and gram panchayat level of the country.

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