Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Ninth Amendment Regulations, 2018 related to Standards of all Pulses, Pearl Millet Grains, Degermed Maize flour and Maize Grit, Couscous, Tempe, Textured Soy Protein, Sago Flour, Honey, Bee Wax & Royal Jelly and Steviol Glycoside

Aug 14, 2018 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


The Food and Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), on August 14, 2018 has uploaded the Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Ninth Amendment Regulations, 2018. They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette and Food Business Operator shall comply with all the provisions of these regulations by January 01, 2019.

In the Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Regulations, 2011, amendments in the following have been made:

(a)    Omission of paragraph 1 and the entries relating to “Groundnut kernal”, the parameter “Aflatoxin content” in sub-regulation 2.3.47 under Regulation 2.3 relating to “FRUIT & VEGETABLE PRODUCTS”;

(b)   Amendment in Regulation 2.4 relating to “CEREALS AND CEREAL PRODUCTS”;

(c)    Substitution of Clause relating to “CORN FLAKES” in sub-regulation 2.4.8;

(d)   Insertion of new sub-regulations relating to “Degermed Maize (Corn) Meal and Maize (Corn) Grits”, “Couscous”, “Tempe”, “Textured Soy Protein” and “Sago flour” after sub-regulation 2.4.23 relating to “Durum Wheat Semolina and Whole durum wheat semolina”

(e)   Insertion of new sub-regulation “Dry Mixtures of Cocoa and Sugars” under the Regulation 2.7 relating to Sweets and Confectionery;

(f)     Substitution of sub-regulation 2.8.3 under the Regulation 2.8 relating to “Sweetening agents including Honey”;

(g)   Amendments in sub-regulation 3.2.2, under clause 1 relating to “Steviol Glycoside”.

[F.No. Stds/CPL&CP/ Draft Notification/FSSAI-2017]

URL: http://www.egazette.nic.in/WriteReadData/2018/188430.pdf


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