FSSAI’s Direction regarding Permission to use Pre-Printed Packaging Material

Mar 15, 2018 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) had issued a notification of Food Safety and Standards (Health Supplements, Nutraceuticals, Food for Special Dietary Use, Food for Special Medical Purpose, Functional Food and Novel Food) Regulations, 2016 dated December 23, 2016 and subsequent direction issued vide F. No. Stds/Nutra(DCGI)/FSSAI/2017(Pt.1) dated December 29, 2017,

After due consideration of representations received from various stakeholders, FSSAI has decided to permit the Food Business Operators (FBOs) to use existing labels under Proprietary food for Health Supplements, Nutraceuticals, Food for Special Dietary Use, Food for Special Medical Purpose, Specialty Food containing plant or botanicals, Foods containing Probiotics, Foods containing Prebiotics and Novel Foods up to June 30, 2018.

However, FBOs shall comply with standards prescribed under Food Safety and Standards (Health Supplements, Nutraceuticals, Food for Special Dietary Use, Food for Special Medical Purpose, Functional Food and Novel Food) Regulations, 2016.

[File No. 12(2)2017/F130 Representation/Enf/FSSAI]

URL: http://www.fssai.gov.in/dam/jcr:de2576e7-59cd-452f-843c-63b52b98d5ba/Direction_Pre_Printed_Packaging_15_03_2018.pdf


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