Draft Food Safety and Standards (Recovery and Distribution of Surplus Food) Regulations, 2019

Feb 11, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on February 04, 2019, with the approval of the Central Government, has passed a draft Notification of Food Safety and Standards (Recovery and Distribution of Surplus Food) Regulations, 2019. It will come into force on the date of publication in the Official Gazette.  This Regulation specify the responsibilities of the food donor and surplus food distribution organization those are distributing the surplus food to any person free of cost. This Regulations also focused on the requirements for labeling of donated foods depends on the food whether its in the original package or has been prepared as meal. The Food Authority may issue guidelines on collection and retrieval of food, which is near to their expiry, for donation and provide guidance to support the operations of food business operators covered under these regulations.

[NOTIFICATION No.: REG/11/27/ Surplus Food/FSSAI-2017]

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


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