FSSAI issues a draft on Food Products Standards and Food Additives

Apr 17, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


The Food Safety and Standard Authority of India (FSSAI) on April 15, 2019, has issued a Notification to publish a draft Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Amendment Regulations, 2019, to further amend the Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Regulations, 2011. It will come into force on the date of their final publication in the Official Gazette.

The amendments made are:

•In Regulation 3.3(3.3.1)(4) of Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Regulations, 2011, item “(xii) 4,5 epoxydec-2(trans)-enal” has been inserted.

•In Appendix A, Table 1,2,5 & 12 has been substituted.

•In Appendix A, Table 6 & 7 has been omitted.

•In Appendix A, in the notes to the Food Additives mentioned in Table 1 to 15, entries have been inserted.

The objectives and suggestions are invited from persons likely to be affected and notice is hereby 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 Gazette containing this notification are made available to the public. It may be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, FDA Bhawan, Kotla Road, New Delhi- 110002 or sent on email at [email protected]

[Notification No. F. No. Stds/Additives-1/Notification/FSSAI/2018]


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