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Akshaya Patra Inaugurates its Second Food Safety and Quality Control Lab in Lucknow, India
Food safety and quality control mini lab in Lucknow with modern technology and high precision testing instruments
By: The Akshaya patra Foundation
Mr Shridhar Venkat, CEO of The Akshaya Patra Foundation thanked the support extended by Tata Trust in setting up the second lab in Lucknow. He remarked that these initiatives will further strengthen the food safety and quality control practices and help us in serving healthy and nutritious food for children."
The Akshaya Patra Foundation's Lucknow Laboratory will cover 20 kitchens pan India and conduct more than 50 analyses per day. The first Food Safety and Quality Control Lab opened last year in Ahmedabad has completed 5,000 plus analysis of various raw materials and finished products.
About The Akshaya Patra Foundation: The Akshaya Patra Foundation is a not-for-profit organization headquartered in Bengaluru, India. The organization strives to fight issues like hunger and malnutrition in India. By implementing the Mid-Day Meal Scheme (MDMS) in Government schools and Government-aided schools, Akshaya Patra doesn't just aim to fight hunger but also to bring children to school.
Since 2000, The Akshaya Patra Foundation has worked towards reaching more children with wholesome food on every single school day. The organisation is continuously leveraging technology to cater to millions of children. Its state-of-the-