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.

The India Spotlight Index 2020 shows an increased commitment to provide healthy food by the 16 largest food and beverage manufacturers in India. The food and beverage industry is actively engaging and acting on initiatives and regulatory developments proposed by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India.

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.

On 03rd Oct 2019, a meeting was convened and chaired by Hon'ble Minister (CA, F&PD) to discuss quality of Drinking Water which was attended by representatives from Ministry of Jal Shakti, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) and different government organizations such as Delhi Jal Board and N

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on packaged foods with abnormal salt and fat contents, 03/03/2020. Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has informed that Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) study has alleged that the quantity of salt and fat in the samples tested were higher than the threshold limits proposed in the draft Food Safety and Standards (Labelling & Display) Regulations. Out of total 33 samples tested in the said study, 19 samples are of ‘prepared food’ where ‘Front- of-Pack’ Labelling is not applicable.

It is in the interest of the consumers, the food industry and the nation that the dangers of junk food are disclosed and widely disseminated

For the country’s sugar millers which are already reeling under the impact of falling prices and a piling inventory, this move could come as a major blow as it would imply that consumption of sugar

The food industry has expressed concerns over the proposed changes

The FDA officials have received the correspondence and will carry out a survey and send notices to the concerned department.

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan appealed to people on Friday to make the "eat less and eat right" campaign a mass movement to ensure even one grain of food is not wasted and everyone has food t

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