147 Legal Updates in Food Safety and Standards Authority of India

FSSAI mandates food safety audit of food businesses holding central license and falling under high risk category

Aug 20, 2019

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on August 13, 2019, has passed an Order directing all the food businesses holding central license and falling under the high risk category to mandatory food safety auditing under the Food Safety and Standards (Food Safety Auditing) Regulations, 2018.  The followings are the six categori

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Food Safety and Standards (Recovery and Distribution of Surplus Food) Regulations, 2019

Aug 13, 2019

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on July 26, 2019, notifies the Food Safety and Standards (Recovery and Distribution of Surplus Foods) Regulations, 2019. It will come into force on the date of its publication in the Official Gazette that is July 30, 2019 and the Food Business Operator shall comply with all the provisions of these regulatio

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FSSAI issues letter regarding operationalisation of draft FSS (Contaminants, toxins and Residues) Amendment regulation 2019

Aug 13, 2019

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on August 08, 2019, has issued direction regarding operationalisation of draft Food Safety and Standards (Contaminants, Toxins and Residues) Amendment Regulations, 2019 which is in the process of being notified. FSSAI has framed a draft Regulations, 2019 not to permit the use of Colistin. Th

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FSSAI requests FBOs to dispose off the used cooking oil

Aug 13, 2019

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on August 09, 2019, with the approval of competent authority has issued letter regarding disposal and collection of Used Cooking Oil (UCO) in reference to an Order dated January 30, 2019 conveying the Food Business Operators (FBOs) whose consumption of edible oils for frying is more than 50 l

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FSSAI publishes Draft FSS (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Amendment Regulations, 2019

Aug 08, 2019

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on July 26, 2019, has published the Draft Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Amendment Regulations, 2019, to further amend the Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Regulations, 2011 and for the information of all persons li

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FSSAI issues letter related to toys and gift items with food products

Jul 31, 2019

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on July 22, 2019, issues letter considering the safety of public at large, there is a need to discourage food business from providing any toy or gift item inside the food packages especially in case of food which is likely to be ingested directly by an infant or a small child. FSSAI has obser

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FSSAI issues letter regarding use of Trans Fat Free claim

Jul 25, 2019

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on July 24, 2019, has issued a letter regarding use of trans fat free claim. All the food establishments like bakeries, sweet shops and other food outlets are encouraged to use healthier fat or oils options, thereby reducing the trans fat content in the foods. The industrial trans fats are th

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Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Second Amendment Regulations, 2019

Jul 15, 2019

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India on July 05, 2019, has published the Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Second Amendment Regulations, 2019, to further extend the Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Regulations, 2011. Some of the major amendments in the Food Safe

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Draft Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restrictions on Sales) Amendment Regulations, 2019

Jul 15, 2019

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India on July 05, 2019, has published the Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restrictions on Sales) Amendment Regulations, 2019, to further published the Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restrictions on Sales) Regulations, 2011. Under Regulation 2.3 of Food Safety and Standards (Prohibit

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