The KP Food Safety & Halal Food Authority (FS&HFA) has been established under the “Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Food Safety & Halal Food Authority Act 2014” to ensure safe and healthy food for human consumption across the province. Every Food business shall be registered by The Authority and same shall be put on systematic check in-order to ensure the food business will in accordance with the law’s rules and the regulation. KP FS&HF has established food testing laboratories to ensure the scientific and research based provision of safe food to the people of the province. to achieve the set target, all food handlers are being trained by The Authority.
Food is the very basic need of human beings for their survival it is a source of energy for our daily chores, professional work, livelihood, health, body growth and decay all depend on the quality of food we consume daily. In developing countries such as Pakistan the provision of safe and healthy food has always remained a major challenge due to food safety and adulteration issues. Unhealthy and unhygienic intake of food is hazardous to the human body, which creates a burden on the already stretched healthcare system. Life expectancy is also low in the country due to unsafe and adulterated food items in the market. to cope with adulteration, mal-nutrition and other food related issues being faced by the public, The Authority is determined and focus to monitor and regulate every food business to counter food threats.