Draft Notification on FSS (Food product Standard and Food Additives) Amendment Regulation related to standards of Rice, Chia Seeds, Gari (Cassava product), Flour, Almond Kernels, Coconut Milk Powder (Non Dairy), Mixed Masala Powder, Spice Oleoresins, Tejpat, Star Anise and Phytostanol

Aug 21, 2018 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), on August 17, 2018 has published a draft notification on FSS (Food product Standard and Food Additives) Amendment Regulation. The amendment is related to standards of Rice, Basmati Rice, Chia Seeds, Gari (Cassava product), Edible Cassava Flour, Roasted Bengal Gram Flour -Chana Sattu, Ragi Flour, Almond Kernels, Coconut Milk Powder (Non Dairy), Mixed Masala Powder, Spice Oleoresins, Tejpat, Star Anise and Phytostanol.

The proposed draft Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Amendment Regulations, 2018 specifies the some new standards for Cereal & Cereal Products, spices, condiments and related products and Fruit and vegetable products to effectively regulate them for their food safety and quality.

The above said draft specifies the standards of Basmati Rice, Chia Seeds, Gari (Cassava product), Edible Cassava Flour, Roasted Bengal Gram Flour -Chana Sattu, Ragi Flour, Almond Kernels, Coconut Milk Powder (Non Dairy), Mixed Masala Powder, Spice Oleoresins, Tejpat, Star Anise and Phytostanolin addition to existing standards of Cereal and Cereal Products, spices, condiments and related products and Fruit and vegetable products.

The FSSAI has proposed this draft Regulation for inviting comments from stakeholder within 30 days from the date of availability to public.

The objections or suggestions, if any, may be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, 03rd Floor, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, Food and Drug Administration Bhawan, Kotla Road, New Delhi. 110002. The objections or suggestions may also be mailed to [email protected] on or before September 17, 2018.

The comments and suggestions are to be sent in the following format:

Subject: Draft Notification on FSS (Food product Standard and Food Additives) Amendment Regulation related to standards of Rice, Basmati Rice, Chia Seeds, Gari (Cassava product), Edible Cassava Flour, Roasted Bengal Gram Flour - Chana Sattu, Ragi Flour, Almond Kernels, Coconut Milk Powder (Non Dairy), Mixed Masala Powder, Spice Oleoresins, Tejpat, Star Anise and Phytostanol.

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[Stds/CPL & CP/Notification/01/FSSAI-2017]

URL: https://fssai.gov.in/dam/jcr:d95e1ac2-c12e-4434-964b-33c8c25f7278/Draft_Notification_Rice_Flour_Powder_17_08_2018.pdf


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