FSSAI’s Direction regarding restriction on use of "Heme Iron" as a source of "Iron (Fe)

Jul 25, 2018 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


In partial modification of the Direction dated May 31, 2017 regarding restriction on use of "Herne Iron" in food articles, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has further clarified that para 2 of the said direction may be read as follows:

"Heme Iron shall not be permitted as a source of iron for the purpose of food fortification in the food articles specified under the extant operationalized FSS (Fortification of Foods) Regulations, 2018."

[F. No. VIP Reference/Fortification/2017-FSSAI]

URL: http://www.fssai.gov.in/dam/jcr:d2cd2c68-e6ba-49e7-a289-717d1bda639d/Direction_Heme_Iron_Source_24_07_2018.pdf


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