Question raised in Lok Sabha on Energy Drinks, 16/12/2016. Prevention of Food Adulteration Act,1954 has been repealed and a new Act namely, “The Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006” has been enacted by the Central Government.

Draft Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restrictions on Sales) Amendment Regulations, 2016 related to restriction on sale of cream.

On December 16, 2016 Centre for Science and Environment organized Food Talk; a media briefing workshop and public meeting, at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Harmful Toxic Chemicals in Cold and Energy Drinks, 29/11/2016. Standards for carbonated beverages (non-alocoholic) have been prescribed in regulation 2.10.6 of the Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Regulations, 2011.

A comprehensive regulation on fortification of food by FSSAI is a important milestone in the country's journey to address malnutrition. Fortification is seen as an important intervention to tackle micronutrient malnutrition.

A stunning 70 percent of all antibiotics important in human medicine in the U.S. are sold for use in animal agriculture.

Food regulator FSSAI has proposed new standards for frozen vegetables and processed fruit products, including commonly used canned tomatoes, frozen peas and jams. In a draft regulation, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has invited suggestions from all stakeholders.

Draft Food Safety and Standards (Food Product Standards and Food Additives ) Amendment Regulations, 2016 relating to 'revision of carbonated fruit beverages or fruit drinks'.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Norms for Packaged and Fast Food, 29/07/2016. Some cases of violation of food safety norms have come to the notice of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India. Although, no separate data for foreign and Indian companies is maintained centrally by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), as per the information made available by State/UT Governments, the details of samples of food items collected, tested, found not conforming and action taken during the years 2012-13, 2013-14 and 2014-15 are at Annexure-I, II and III respectively.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Food Adulteration, 29/07/2016. Some cases of adulteration in food items have come to the notice of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). As per the information made available by State/UT Governments to FSSAI, the state-wise details of samples of food articles collected, tested, found not conforming to the prescribed standards and action taken during last three years, are at Annexure-I, II & III.

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