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.

The following draft of certain regulations further to amend the Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) 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 by clause (e) of sub-section (2) of

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Norms of Food Safety, 22/07/2016. Standards for articles of food prescribed under the Food Safety (FSS) Act, 2006 and regulations thereunder, are primarily enforced by the Food Safety Departments of the States/Union Territories. Random sampling and testing of food products, etc.

Draft Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Amendment Regulation 2016 related to Sub regulation no. 1.2.18, 2.2.2, 2.4.6 and 2.4.10 with respect to Fats, Oils, Oats and Pasta products.

The Food Loss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard (or FLW Standard) is a global standard that provides requirements and guidance for quantifying and reporting on the weight of food and/or associated inedible parts removed from the food supply chain—commonly referred to as “food loss and waste” (FLW).

Food Safety and Standards (Contaminants, Toxins and Residues) Amendment Regulations, 2016 related to limit of Heavy Metals in food. [Amendment in the Food Safety and Standards (Contaminants, Toxins and Residues) Regulation, 2011: Regulation 2.1, in sub-regulation 2.1.1, in clause 2].

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