It is my great pleasure to welcome you to the official website of the AJK Food Authority. The Food Authority is committed to ensuring the provision of safe and healthy food to the citizens of AJK. We strive to protect public health by enforcing the highest standards of food safety and hygiene across the entire food chain.
Our team is dedicated to ensuring compliance by all food businesses, from manufacturers and distributors to importers and retailers. We aim to provide the best possible service to the people of AJK by monitoring, regulating and enforcing food safety standards. To achieve our goals, we are working closely with farmers, producers, processors, traders, and all other stakeholders in the food industry.
We strongly believe that awareness and education are key elements in promoting and maintaining good health. Therefore, we also undertake various initiatives to raise awareness among the general public about the importance of food safety and hygiene.
We remain committed to working tirelessly to ensure that all food products and items consumed in AJK are safe, hygienic, and of high quality. We are confident that our efforts will help us build a healthy community.
The AJK food Authority has been working as a functional
entity across all 10 districts since July 2012.
Specialized wings “Resource & Licensing”, “Technical” and “Operations”
which are functional and working to enforce the food hygiene and quality
standards as described in the AJK Food Authority Act 2011 and the Pure
Food Rules 2011 is carried out through qualified teams of Food Safety
Officers (FSOs’) and Assistant Food Safety Officers (AFSOs’). Food Safety
teams ensures the food safety.