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SRI LANKA


Sri Lanka Standards Institution

Address:

17, Victoria Place, Elvitigala Mawatha, Colombo - 08.

Tel.:

(94)-1- 671567-72

Fax:

(94)-1- 671579

E-mail:

slsiqa@sltnet.lk



Head of Organization

C.D.R.A. Jayawardena - Director General

Type of Organization

National Standards Body, Inspection body of fish processing establishments.

Responsible Authority

Ministry of Science and Technology



Number of Staff

Scientists: 14

Others: 03



Working Languages

English



Major Fields of Interest:



Processing

Frozen, Fresh, Dried, Salted/Dried, Fermented, Smoked, Canned, Minced Fishery Products;


Species

Fish; Crustaceans; Molluscs; Cephalopods;


Development

Developing standards on fishery products and related activities


Quality

Fish Inspection; Fish Quality Control/Assurance, Sensory Evaluation; Training on related subjects.



Present Programmes

Inspection of fish processing establishments; Mandatory scheme for import inspection of canned fish; Training programmes, seminars and workshops on quality control aspects, GMP's and HACCP.



Working Facilities



Laboratories

Chemical, Food and Microbiology


Others

Taste Panel Laboratory; Library



Regular Training Programmes:


Title

Frequency

Duration

Language

Seminar/Workshop on quality control

on request

4 days

English in fish processing

Workshop on sensory evaluation and grading of shrimps

on request

4 days

English

Seminar on application of HACCP in fish processing industry

3/yearly

3days

English

Seminar on food hygiene

yearly

2 days

English/Sinhala

Others
Title
Training programmes on quality management,
Training programmes on laboratory quality management


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