FSSAI notifies Market Surveillance of products covered under FSS (Health Supplements, Nutraceuticals, Food for Special Dietary use, Food for Special Medical Purpose, Functional Food and Novel Food) Regulation, 2016

Jun 21, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on June 20, 2019, notify market surveillance of products covered under FSS (Health Supplements, Nutraceuticals, Food for Special Dietary use, Food for Special Medical Purpose, Functional Food and Novel Food) Regulation, 2016. It has come to the notice of FSSAI that the products covered under these Regulations are being marketed with false and exaggerated health claims.

Thus, the Commissioner of Food Safety of States or UTs are requested to carry out surveillance in the area of their respective jurisdiction in their respective jurisdiction to study the various types of claims being made with respect to products covered under Regulation. An Action Taken Report on market surveillance of these products must be communicated with FSSAI by July 15, 2019. The FSSAI has also prescribed the format of the report on market surveillance.


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