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INDIA

INDIA

FSSAI opening  the public consultation on the project to prescribe the micronutrient tolerance limit

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued draft regulations that aim to strengthen the fortification programmed it has launched by directing manufacturers to ensure that declared value of micronutrients on labels adhere to the maximum and minimum levels specified. The objections or suggestions, in this regard, may be mailed to the apex food regulator on or before Oct 11, 2019.

INDIA

INDIA

FSSAI reviews the limits of the "refractive index" parameter in coconut oil standards to control its quality

The draft proposed, “In the Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Regulations, 2011, under Regulations 2.2, in Sub-Regulation 2.2.1 in Clause (1) for the standards of coconut oil, the parameter Refractive Index at 40 C shall be substituted by Refractive Index at 40 C: 1.4480-1.4500.”

INDIA

INDIA

Closed consultation draft relating to “limits of trans fats in food products”

The proposal refers to the addition of the following clause in regulation 2.3, for sub-regulation 2.3.14, after clause 20:

“21. Food Products in which edible oils and fats are used as an ingredient shall not contain trans fatty acids  more  than 2% by weight of the total oils/fats present in the product, on and from 1st January 2022.”