Draft Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restrictions on Sales) Amendment Regulations, 2018

Nov 29, 2018 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


The Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on November 26, 2018 has published draft Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restrictions on Sales) Amendment Regulations, 2018 for the information of all persons likely to be affected thereby to further amend the Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restrictions on Sales) Regulations, 2011.

The draft regulations shall be taken into consideration after the expiry of a period of thirty days from the date on which copies of the Official Gazette in which this notification shall be published are made available to the public i.e. November 27, 2018.

Objections or suggestions, if any, may be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, FDA 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 draft regulations before the expiry of the period so specified, shall be considered by FSSAI.

The amendment in the Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restrictions on Sales) Regulations, 2011 are as under:

In regulation 2.3 which specifies the prohibition and restriction on sale of certain products, in sub-regulation 2.3.14 which specifies restrictions relating to conditions for sale, in clause (19) at the end, the following proviso shall be inserted, namely:

“Provided that if such product is sold through vending machine a display or label in respect of artificial sweetener shall be placed on the cups or container in which the product is served and also on the vending machine prominently as per the labeling requirements prescribed under the regulation 2.4.5 (24, 25, 26, 28 and 29) of Food safety and Standards (Packaging and labelling ) Regulation,2011.”

[Notification No. stds/Additive-3/notification/FSSAI/2018]

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


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