The new draft guidelines cover almost 1,000 items versus the 377 items listed in the 2011 regulations

Government agencies may be making tall claims of protecting consumer rights, particularly in case of food products, but the existing legal provisions expose how people are at the mercy of retailers

Samples To Be Sent To Three Authorized Labs

The FSSAI has recently issued a draft of Food Safety and Standards (Food or Health Supplements, Nutraceuticals, Foods for Special Dietary uses, Foods for Special Medical Purposes, Functional Foods, and Novel Foods) Regulations, 2015 (Draft Regulations).

Question raised in Lok Sabha on food adulteration, 24/07/2015. The information made available by the State/UT Governments in respect of food samples collected, tested, found not conforming to the prescribed standards, and action taken against the violation of the Food Safety and Standards (FSS) Act, Rules and Regulations thereunder, during last three years is indicated in this document.

Maggi noodles falls under the category of proprietary foods

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on check on adulterated food items, 21/07/2015. As per reports from the States/UTs, samples of Nestlé’s Maggi noodles have been found to be containing more than the permissible limit of 2.5 ppm of lead.

Says apex food regulator cannot issue emergency ban order on products under the law; argument to continue today

Court to take up the matter for hearing on July 14

MUMBAI: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on Saturday justified its June 5 ban on Nestle India's 2-minute Maggi noodles in a strongly-worded, 60-page affidavit that questioned th

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