On December 21, 2022, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India proposed notification on the “Food Safety and Standards (Vegan Foods) Regulations, 2022” as per section 16 of the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006.
This notification emphasizes the following points:
- Sub-regulation (2) of regulation 4 specifies the requirement on “Every package of vegan foods, after the approval, shall carry the logo as specified in the regulation;
- The logo shall comply with the specified dimension as provided in the regulation;
- The food authority shall well receive any objections and suggestions on the draft regulations on or before the expiry of the specified period;
- The draft regulations shall be taken into consideration after the expiry period of sixty days from the date of publishing in the Official Gazette.
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