Draft Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restriction on sales) Amendment Regulations, 2018

Oct 16, 2018 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


The Food Safety and Standards Authority (FSSAI) on October 08, 2018 has published the Draft Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restriction on sales) Amendment Regulations, 2018 to further amend the Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restriction on sales) Regulations, 2011.

The Draft Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restriction on sales) Amendment Regulations, 2018 has been published for the information of all persons likely to be affected thereby and notice has been given that the said draft regulations shall be taken into consideration after the expiry of the period of thirty days from the date on which copies of the Official Gazette in which this notification has published are made available to the public.

The amendments in the Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restriction on sales) Regulations, 2011 are as under:

In regulation 2.3 which specifies the provisions and restrictions on sale of certain products, for sub-regulation 2.3.15 which specifies the Special provisions relating to sale of vegetable oil and fat, after clause 6, following clause shall be inserted namely:

“7. Restriction on the use of diacetyl as flavouring substance in oils and fats.”

Objections or suggestions, if any, may be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, Food and Drug Administration Bhawan, Kotla Road, New Delhi-110002 or sent on email at [email protected]

Objections or suggestions, which may be received from any person with respect to the said draft regulations before the expiry of period so specified, shall be considered by the Food Authority.

The Regulations shall come into force on the date of their publication in the official Gazette.

[F.No. Stds/Additives-2/Notification/FSSAI/2018]         

 

URL: https://fssai.gov.in/home/fss-legislation/notifications/draft-notification.html


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