India Issues Food Safety and Standards (Labelling and Display) Amendment Regulations

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Posted By: Ashwanandhini Govindarajan

eu-proposes-import-tolerances-for-the-pesticide-deltamethrin (3)On October 14th, 2022, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India published the article on the “Food Safety and Standards (Labelling and Display) Second Amendment Regulations, 2022” as required by section 92 Food Safety Standards act of 2006.

The notification proposes the following changes for consideration:

  • Section 2.6 Labelling of various types of bread shall comply with requirements as indicated under Specialty Ingredient and Minimum amount of Specialty Ingredient as % of Flour;
  • Specialty Ingredients for Multigrain Bread shall be a minimum of 10% in the 1st year of enforcement, and thereafter it shall be 20%;
  • Protein-enriched bread shall contain a minimum of 15% edible protein content;
  • Labelling of Pan Masala with the health warning statement must cover 50% of the front-of-pack of the label.

The regulation is effective from May 01st, 2023.

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