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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.”