FSSAI Exam Study Material – Study Notes PDF & Online Coaching

If you are someone who has been looking out for the FSSAI exam study material, then you have landed on the right page. Here you will get FSSAI study notes PDF in addition to the online coaching for the FSSAI technical officers, FSSAI central food safety officers (CFSO) and FSSAI assistants posts. You can download the free notes PDF from the links given in here.

FSSAI Exam Study Material – Study Notes PDF

Download the free study notes PDF for the FSSAI exam here:

1. FSSAI: Role, Functions, Initiatives, & A General Understanding, FSSAI Act 2006

Table of Contents:

  • About FSSAI
  • Genesis and Evolution of FSSAI
  • Structure and Functions of Food Authority
  • Overview of Systems and Processes in Standards
  • Promoting Safe and Wholesome Food
  • Training and Capacity Building
  • Role of State Food Authorities
  • Overview of Food Safety and Standards Act of India 2006

2. International Food Control Systems/Laws, Regulations, and Standards/Guidelines with Regard to Food Safety

Table of Contents:

  • Overview of CODEX Alimentarius
  • Commission (History, Members, Standard Setting, and Advisory Mechanisms: JECFA, JEMRA, JMPR)
  • WTO Agreements (SPS/TBT)

3. Important National and International Accreditation Bodies for Food Laws

Table of Contents:

  • MOFPI (Ministry of Food Processing Industries). 1
  • FCI (Food Corporation of India)
  • National Institute of Nutrition
  • Central Rice Research Institute
  • National Institute of Food Technology
  • International Food Policy Research Institute
  • FAO
  • World Food Programme (WFP)

4. Principles of Food Preservation, Processing and Packaging

Table of Contents:

  • Food Preservation
  • Food Processing
  • Food Packaging
  • Food Processing Operations, Principles, Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Overview of Food Preservation Methods and the Underlying Principles including Novel and Emerging Methods/Principles
  • Overview of Food Packaging Methods and Principles Including Novel Packaging Materials/Techniques 

5. Principles and Basics of Food Chemistry

Table of Contents:

  • What is Food Chemistry?
  • Structure and Functions of Macro-and Micronutrients
  • Overview of Food Additives Concerning their Technological Functions
  • Overview of Anti-Nutritional Factors and their Removal from Foods
  • Overview of Enzymes as Food Processing Aids
  • Overview of Nutraceuticals and Functions Foods
  • Overview of Food Contaminants and Adulterants and their Effects on Human Health
  • Food Allergens and Allergen City
  • Importance of Diet in Alleviating Health Risks, especially Non-Communicable Diseases

6. Food Process Operations – Food Preservation, Processing and Packaging

Table of Contents:

  • Introduction
  • Classification of Processed Food
  • Types of Food Processes
  • Effect of processing on the quality of foods
  • Preliminary Operations
  • Physiochemical Processing
  • Conversion Operations
  • Separation Techniques
  • Secondary Food Processing
  • Tertiary Food Processing
  • Some Important Terms

7. Overview of Anti-Nutritional Factors and their Removal from Foods

Table of Contents:

  • Anti-Nutritional Factors
  • Classification of Anti-Nutritional Factors

8. Overview of Enzymes as Food Processing Aids

Table of Contents:

  • Classification of Enzymes
  • Structure of Enzymes
  • Traditional Uses of Enzymes in The Food Industry

9. Overview of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods

Table of Contents:

  • Differences in the Definition Between Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals
  • Nutraceuticals
  • Benefits
  • Negative Sides of Nutraceuticals
  • Nutraceutical Product
  • Ingredients of Nutraceuticals
  • Food And Nutraceutical
  • Nutraceuticals And Herbal Medicines
  • Nutrification
  • Farmaceuticals/ Recombinant Nutraceuticals
  • Medicinal Food
  • Classification Of Nutraceuticals

10. Overview of Food Contaminants and Adulterants and their Effects on Human Health

Table of Contents:

  • Food Contamination
  • Types of Food Contamination

11. Food Allergens and Allergenicity

Table of Contents:

  • Food Allergens
  • Classification Of Major Food Allergens

12. Importance of Diet in Alleviating Health Risks

Table of Contents:

  • Balanced Diet
  • Using Basic Food Groups for Planning Balanced Diets
  • Food Guide Pyramid

13. Overview of Food Additives with Respect to their Technological Functions

Table of Contents:

  • About Food Additives
  • Use of Additives
  • Classification of Food Additives

14. Role of Macro and Micronutrients in Human Nutrition

Table of Contents:

  • Minerals & Their Major Functions
  • Vitamins & Major Functions

15. Principles & Basics of Food Chemistry

Table of Contents:

  • Structure and functions of macro-and micronutrients
  • Carbohydrates
  • Proteins
  • Amino Acids
  • Functions of Proteins
  • Fatty Acids
  • Neutral Fats
  • What role do fats play in food-technology?
  • Vitamins
  • Minerals

16. Principles of Food Processing

Table of Contents:

  • Introduction
  • Density and specific gravity
  • Viscosity
  • Surface activity
  • Emulsions
  • Rheology and texture
  • Material transfer
  • Mass balances
  • Fluid flow
  • Heat transfer
  • Energy balances
  • Energy conservation
  • Effect of heat on nutritional and sensory characteristics
  • Water activity

17. General Principle of Food Microbiology

Table of Contents:

  • Food Microbiology Current Status
  • Origin and Scope

18. Overview of Food Borne Pathogens

Table of Contents:

  1. Micro-organisms in food
  2. Bacteria
  3. Mould
  4. Yeasts
  5. Viruses

19. Overview of Sources of Microorganisms in the Food Chain

Tabel of Contents:

  1. Predominant Microorganisms in Different Sources
  2. Microorganisms of Plant

20. Free MCQs eBook for Technical & Food Safety Officers Posts

We will keep updating FSSAI exam eBooks here periodically. Keep watching this space. Till then take a look at the FSSAI 2021 exam blogs given below.

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FSSAI Mock Tests & Online Study Material

To help you kick-start your prep for the FSSAI 2021 exam, we are here with the FSSAI 2021 study packs for the posts of Technical Officers, Central Food Safety Officers (CFSO) and Assistants. Do take a look at the online course offerings given here.

Study Pack for CFSO & Technical OfficersStudy Pack for Assistants
Computer Section & CA Notes (Part A)

Detailed Notes for Part B 

5 Full-Length Mock Tests
Computer Section & CA Notes 

Detailed Notes – FSSAI related section

5 Full-Length Mock Tests

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