On November 2nd, 2022, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India published a notification on the “Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Amendment Regulations, 2022” as required by section 92 Food Safety Standards act of 2006.
The document proposes the following changes for consideration:
- The regulation will amend the previous “Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Regulations, 2011” version;
- Regulation 2.2 shall be amended for the following clauses related to Palm oil, Palmolein, Palm Kernel Oil and Palm Superolein;
- The standards on food additives, food contaminants and food hygiene requirements for Sweets and Snacks shall conform to the Food Safety and Standards (Licensing and Registration of Food Businesses) Regulations, 2011;
- Labeling shall conform to the Food Safety and Standards (Labelling and Display) regulations, 2020.
Food business operators and manufacturers shall comply with the proposed changes provided by this Amendment Regulations.
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