Draft Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) 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 Draft Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Amendment Regulations, 2019 for the information to all persons likely to be affected thereby.

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 the notification has been published are made available to the public i.e January 31, 2019.

Objections and suggestions, if any, may be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, FSSAI, FDA Bhawan, Kotla Road, New Delhi- 110002 or sent on email at [email protected]. Objections and 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 FSSAI.

The following amendments in the Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Regulations, 2011 are as under:

In Regulation 2.4 which specifies Cereals and Cereal Products, after sub-regulation 2.4.32, the following shall be inserted, namely:

·         2.4.33. WHEAT BRAN: Wheat bran is the outer layer of the grain. It consists of the combined pericarp and aleurone. It may have adhering endosperm of the wheat kernel. It shall be free from musty and stale odour or sourness and from lumps, dirt and extraneous matter including metallic pieces. It shall be free from fungus or insect infestation. It shall be light brown in colour.

·         2.4.34. NON- FERMENTED SOYBEAN PRODUCTS: Non – fermented soybean products are the products, the main ingredients of which are the soybean and/or soy derivative(s) (e.g. soybean flour, soybean concentrates, soybean isolates or defatted soya) and water and are produced without fermentation process. It shall have the characteristic flavour, color and texture of the product. There should not be any visible foreign matters in the product.

[Notification F. No. Stds/CPL & CP/Notification/01/FSSAI-2018]

 

URL: http://egazette.nic.in/WriteReadData/2019/196665.pdf                 


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