FSSAI invites Suggestions/Comments on the Draft Notification relating to “Restriction on Sale of Common Salt” in Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restriction on Sales) Regulations, 2011

The Food Safety and Standards  Authority of India (FSSAI) on November 13, 2017 has issued a notice calling for suggestions, views, comments etc from stakeholders on the draft notification relating to revision in Regulation 2.3.12 of Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restriction on sales) Regulations, 2011 which related to restriction on sale of common salt.

In the Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restriction on sales) Regulations, 2011, in Regulation 2.3.12, following shall be substituted namely:-

“2.3.12: Restriction on sale of common salt-

No person shall sell or offer or expose for sale or have in his premises for the purpose of sale, common salt, for direct human consumption or for use as an ingredient in a food product unless the same is iodized:

Provided that common salt may be sold or exposed for sale or stored for sale for iodization, iron fortification, animal use, manufacturing medicines and industrial use, under proper label declarations, as specified in the Regulation 2.4.5 (21 & 42) of Food Safety and Standards (Packaging and Labelling) regulations, 2011.”

The objections or suggestions, if any, may be addressed as per the attached format to the Chief Executive Officer, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, 03rd Floor, Food and Drug Administration Bhawan, Kotla road, New Delhi - 110002 or emailed to regulation@fssai.gov.in within 60 days from uploading of this notice on the website or up to 30 days from the draft notification of these standards, whichever is later.

Read the proposed revision in Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restriction on sales) Regulations, 2011 at http://www.fssai.gov.in/dam/jcr:ca8faa01-efc4-4210-a978-3580883a79e4/Draft_Notice_Comments_Salt_13_11_2017.pdf

[F.No. Stds/Salt/Misc/01/FSSAI-2016 (pt-1)]

URL: http://www.fssai.gov.in/home/fss-legislation/notice-for-comments.html