FSSAI’s Draft Notification on Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Amendment Regulations, 2018 relating to revision of Standards of Synthetic Syrup and Sharbat

Jul 18, 2018 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


The Food Safety and Standards Authority of  India (FSSAI), on July 17, 2018 has published a draft notification under Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Regulations, 2011 with the objective of calling  suggestions, views, comments etc. from various stakeholders.

In the Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Regulations, 2011, in Regulation 2.3. relating to “FRUIT & VEGETABLE PRODUCTS”, the Regulation 2.3.21 relating to “Squashes, Crushes, Fruit Syrups/Fruit Sharbats and Barley Water” and Regulation 2.3.24 relating to “Synthetic Syrup or Sharbat” are proposed to be substituted.

The proposed amendment include provisions for contents in the food product, the permissible food additives, the requirements for minimum percent of fruit juice/ puree, Citric Acid etc., and the filling and capacity of the container.

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 [email protected] 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. The format for sending comments and suggestions have been provided at http://www.fssai.gov.in/home/fss-legislation/notice-for-comments.html

[F.No. Stds/SP(Water & Beverages)/Notification(6) FSSAI-2018]

URL: http://www.fssai.gov.in/dam/jcr:0af871ea-7e7d-4113-ba10-e86b1d17b16e/Draft_Notice_Comments_Synthetic_Syrup_17_07_2018.pdf


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