The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), on 07 June 2020 released the results of the second State Food Safety Index to celebrate World Food Safety Day during a webinar. In alignment with this year’s theme, “Food Safety is everyone’s business”, the celebration was dedicated to all those in the supply chain who have ensured the uninterrupted availability of safe food for everyone during this COVID-19 pandemic.

The Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restrictions on sales) Regulations, 2011 was notified on 01.08.2011 wherein the regulation 2.2 specifies "Restriction on use of certain ingredient" particularly on Khesari Grm/dal.

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is launching its upgraded cloud-based food safety compliance online platform in a phase-wise and Manipur has been selected in the first phase, including eight other states and Union Territories of India.

Since 2011, the FSSAI’s online licensing platform FLRS (Food Licensing and Registration System) is the soul of the licensing ecosystem with 100% India (all State and UTs) coverage, 70 lakh licenses/ registrations issued till date, over 35 lakhs licensees/ registrants actively transacting on it. FSSAI is launching its cloud based, upgraded new food safety compliance online platform called Food Safety Compliance System (FoSCoS, URL – https://foscos.fssai.gov.in).

The outbreak of COVID-19 has not only posed a threat to lives but also affected the world’s economy – supply chains, businesses and jobs. In response to this pandemic, the Food Safety & Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is taking several steps to ensure un-interrupted food services/supply as well as industry facilitation during the lockdown period.

It is mandatory for all food businesses to implement Good Hygiene Practices (GHP) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) laid in Schedule 4 of Food Safety and Standards Regulation, 2011 to ensure food safety and hygiene in food establishments.

Since comprehensive revision of licensing and registration norms is likely to take some more time, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued a notification regarding re-operationalisation of the Food Safety and Standards (Licensing and Registration of Food Business) Amendment Regulations, 2020.

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has proposed to restrict the sale and the advertisement of food products, which are high in fat, salt and sugar (HFSS), in school premises and within 50 meters of the school campus.

Milk contamination is a bigger problem in India than milk adulteration, a nationwide study by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India’s (FSSAI) has found. The National Milk Safety and Quality Survey 2018 which examined 6,432 samples from 1,103 cities across the country found that nearly 97 percent of them are safe to consume.

The following draft of certain regulations, further to amend the Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restriction on sales) Regulations, 2011, which the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India proposes to make with previous approval of the Central Government, in exercise of the powers conferred under section 92 of the Food Safety and

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