On August 31st, 2022, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India published an article on the “Gazette notification of Food Safety and Standards (Foods for Infant Nutrition) First Amendment Regulations, 2022” in accordance with the Food Safety Standards act of 2006.
The document includes the following changes:
- In Regulation 4 of Food Safety and Standards (Foods for Infant Nutrition) Regulations, 2020, the “Food Safety and Standards (Packaging and Labelling) Regulations, 2011” is substituted with “Food Safety and Standards (Labelling and Display) Regulations, 2020;
- In sub-regulation 2 of regulation 7, infant formula in powder format manufactured without the use of any vegetable oil, linoleate, vitamin E, etc., the product may be named “Infant Milk Food”;
- In regulation 10, the words “pH adjusting agents‟ is proposed to be replaced with “Acidity regulators”.
The regulation is effective October 01st, 2022.
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