FSSAI issues letter regarding operationalisation of draft FSS (Contaminants, toxins and Residues) Amendment regulation 2019

Aug 13, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on August 08, 2019, has issued direction regarding operationalisation of draft Food Safety and Standards (Contaminants, Toxins and Residues) Amendment Regulations, 2019 which is in the process of being notified. FSSAI has framed a draft Regulations, 2019 not to permit the use of Colistin.

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare had prohibit the manufacturing, sale and distribution of Colistin and its formulations for food producing animals, poultry, aquafarming and animal feed supplements with immediate effect vide its Notification dated July 19, 2019. Therefore, FSSAI has decided to operationalise these Regulations with immediate effect.


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