The scope of the document summarizes the following:
The regulation amends the Food Safety and Standards (Labelling and Display) Regulations, 2020;
Mandatory declarations in regulation 7 of Amendment includes packaged food containing ingredients and or additives as stated in schedule II of the regulations, the same shall be prominently displayed on the label;
Sweeteners such as Sorbitol and Sorbitol syrup must comply with the labelling declaration as provided;
Aspartame (Methyl ester), marketed as “Table Top Sweetener” has been omitted;
Labelling of rice bran oil shall be declared in the ingredient list as “Physically Refined Rice Bran Oil";
Packages containing a mixture of edible oils shall carry the following label declaration in bold - “MULTI-SOURCE EDIBLE OIL”.