Food Safety and Standards (Packaging and Labelling) First Amendment Regulations, 2018

Dec 31, 2018 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on December 24, 2018 has published the Food Safety and Standards (Packaging and Labelling) First Amendment Regulations, 2018 to further amend the Food Safety and Standards (Packaging and Labelling) Regulations, 2011 and for inviting objections and suggestions from the persons likely to be affected thereby before the expiry of the period of thirty days from the date on which the copies of the Official Gazette containing the said notification were made available to the public i.e June 01, 2018.

FSSAI has considered the objections and suggestions from the public in respect of the said draft regulations and made following amendments in the Food Safety and Standards (Packaging and Labelling) Regulations, 2011, namely:

·         In regulation 2.3 relating to “Manner of declaration”, in sub-regulation 2.3.3, second proviso shall be substituted.

·         In regulation 2.4 relating to “Specific Requirements/Restrictions on manner of Labelling”, in sub-regulation 2.4.2, clause 11 shall be substituted.

 [Notification No F. No. REG/11/27/BEVO-Labelling/FSSAI-2018]

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


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