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.

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

Noting interlinkages of food safety with food security, public health, trade, economy, employment and poverty alleviation, the United Nations General Assembly designated June 7th as World Food Safety Day in 2018.

The FSSAI has drafted new regulations called the Food Safety and Standards (Foods for Infant Nutrition) Regulations, 2019.

India is one of the largest producers of a number of agriculture commodities and the European Union (EU) is one of the largest export markets for India. In 2015-16, India’s export of agricultural commodities to the EU was more than five times higher than the EU’s exports to India.

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) in collaboration with the Ministry of Ayush is exploring the possibility of setting standards for Ayurvedic Ahaar, traditional Ayurvedic foo

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Nestle India Ltd Vs Union of India & Others dated 03/01/2019 regarding lead and mono sodium glutamate content in Maggi Noodles. This appeal arises from the interim orders dated 9 December 2015 and 10 December 2015 of the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC). The NCDRC had issued interim directions for sampling the product “MAGGI Noodles” in nine variants for testing with reference to the quantity of lead and Mono Sodium Glutamate (MSG).

In continuation to the earlier order dated 25.07.2018, for imported organic food consignments, it has been decided to extend the period for the use of non-detachable sticker with respect of FSSAI's organic logo as required under regulation 5 (1) of Food Saftey and Standards (Organic Foods) Regulations, 2017, up to 31st December, 2018.

Nutrition is on the centre stage of the National Development Agenda with respect to Global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with a clear focus on reduction of maternal, infant and young child mortality.

In a move to enable consumers to make an informed choice, the food safety regulator has proposed to make it mandatory for manufacturers of blended oils to mention the exact blend in percentage terms on the front of the pack along with other labelling modifications.

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