Draft Food Safety and Standards (Packaging and Labelling) Amendment Regulations, 2019

Mar 18, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has published a draft of Food Safety and Standards (Packaging and Labelling) Amendment Regulations, 2019 to further amend the Food Safety and Standards (Packaging and Labelling) Regulations, 2011.

The Draft Regulations is published to inform all the persons likely to be affected thereby and notice is given that the 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 is published are made available to the public that is March 15, 2019.

The following amendment in the Food Safety and Standards (Packaging and Labelling) Regulations, 2011, are as under:

Under Regulation 2.4 which provides Specific Requirements/ Restrictions on manner of labelling, in sub-regulation 2.4.5, clause 9 will be substituted, namely:

Light Black Pepper: Every package containing light black pepper will bear certain label and the requirements prescribed under regulation 2.2.1 and 2.2.2 of these regulations.

The Draft Regulations will come into force on the date of their final publication in the official Gazette. 

[Notification No. Stds/Agmark-BIS/01/FSSAI-2018]

Click here to download the Notification.

 


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