Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restriction on sales) Second Amendment Regulations, 2019

Jul 05, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on June 25, 2019, have published the Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restriction on sales) Second Amendment Regulations, 2019 to further amend the Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restrictions on sales) Regulations, 2011. It will come into force on the date of its publication in the Official Gazette that is on June 27, 2019.

The amendments are made in Regulation 2.3 of the Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restriction on sales) Regulations, 2011, for sub-regulation 2.3.12, the following sub-regulation shall be substituted namely:- 

Restriction on sale of common salt.- No person shall sell or offer or expose for sale or have in his premises for the purpose of sale, common salt for direct human consumption or for use as an ingredient in a food product unless the same is iodized: 

Provided that common salt may be sold or exposed for sale or stored for sale for iodization, iron fortification, animal use, preservation not meant for direct consumption, for infant food products, manufacturing medicines and industrial use under proper label declarations, as specified in the provisions of regulation 2.4.4 of Food Safety and Standards (Packaging and labelling) Regulations, 2011.”

[Notification No. F.No. Stds/Salt/Misc/01/FSSAI-2016 (pt-1)]


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