The key points of the scientific document are herein summarized:
Milk powder, when fortified, shall be fortified with such levels of Vitamin A and D, so that the final reconstituted fortified milk shall comply with the levels of micronutrients specified in Clause 3 of Schedule;
The regulations provide labelling norms for fortified milk and it must comply with the standards;
Packaging of food fortified with iron shall carry a statement, “People with Thalassemia may take under medical supervision and persons with Sickle Cell Anemia are advised not to consume iron-fortified food products”;
The notification also amended the clause related to ‘iodine content’ and set the level of nutrients for Iodine Content at 15-30 parts per million (on a dry weight basis) with Potassium Iodate as a source of nutrient;
Clause 3, Schedule 1 - Fortified raw rice has been amended to Fortified rice.
The regulation is set to be effective from March 1, 2022.