Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) First Amendment Regulations, 2019

Feb 06, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on January 29, 2019 has published the Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) First Amendment Regulations, 2019 for inviting objections and suggestions from persons likely to be affected thereby, within a 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 that is on May 21, 2018.

Whereas the objections and suggestions received from the public in respect of the said draft regulations have been considered by the FSSAI and certain amendment has been made in the Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Regulations, 2011, namely:

In Regulation 2.10, after sub-regulation 2.10.8, the following sub-regulation shall be inserted, namely: ‘2.10.9 Drinking Water (Purified):

(1)    Means water, other than packaged drinking water and natural mineral water which is offered or sold through water vending machine.

(2)    Drinking water (purified) shall be clear without any sediments, suspended particles and extraneous matter which shall also comply with the requirements of Indian Standards, IS:10500. Explanation.- For the purposes of this sub-regulation, “water vending machine” means decentralised water purification systems that purify and dispense waters and does not include installation intended for use of water for captive consumption.’.

[Notification F. No. 02-01/Enf-1(1)/FSSAI-2012]

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


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