India: 2018 Notice for Operationalization of Food Safety and Standards Amendment Regulations

Posted by Kanimozhi Kajamohideen on Feb 23, 2018

On February 20, 2018, the Food Safety and Standard Authority of India notified under Section 16 (5) of Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 a change regarding operationalization of Food Safety and Standards (Packaging and Labeling) Amendment Regulations related to the labeling of blended vegetable oil.

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Topics: India, FSSAI, Packaging, Labeling, blended vegetable oil

Food Safety and Standard Authority of India Notifies of Revised “General Standards for Milk and Milk Products”

Posted by Kanimozhi Kajamohideen on Nov 17, 2017

In this regulation Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Thirteenth Amendment Regulations, 2017 as well as Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restrictions on sales) First Amendment Regulations, 2017 regarding restrictions on sale of cream will come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette. Food business operators must comply with all the provisions in these regulations by July 1, 2018.

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Topics: milk products, India, Dairy products and analogue, Infant Formula

India – EEU Free Trade Agreement Back on the Agenda

Posted by Elena Rumyantseva on Jul 11, 2017

Eurasian Economic Commission reported earlier this month that governing bodies of Eurasian Economic Union and India have put “India - EEU Free Trade Agreement (FTA)” back to agenda, since it was first brought up in 2016.

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Topics: India, Eurasian Economin Union

India Bans the Use of Heme Iron in Foodstuffs

Posted by Kanimozhi Kajamohideen on Jun 20, 2017

The Food Authority of India, FSSAI, has recently issued Direction stating that various Food Safety and Standards Regulations made under the FSS Act 2006 permit the use of iron (Fe) as food ingredient with or without having to mention the source of the iron.

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Topics: India, FSSAI, Food Safety

India Food Authority Issues Guidance Note on Cinnamon and Cassia

Posted by Kanimozhi Kajamohideen on Apr 22, 2017

On March 10, 2017 FSSAI India issued a Guidance note on Cinnamon (Dalchini) and Cassia (Taj).

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Topics: India, FSSAI, Food Additives

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