The Food Safety and Standard Authority of India (FSSAI) on September 22, 2021 has issued Draft Food Safety and Standards (Foods for Infant Nutrition) Amendment Regulations, 2021 to further amend the Food Safety and Standards (Foods for Infant Nutrition) Regulations, 2020.

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

Human health risk assessment methods have advanced in recent years to more accurately estimate risks associated with exposure during childhood. However, predicting risks related to infant exposures to environmental chemicals in breast milk and formula remains challenging.

Human health risk assessment methods have advanced in recent years to more accurately estimate risks associated with exposure during childhood. However, predicting risks related to infant exposures to environmental chemicals in breast milk and formula remains challenging.

Evidence on the optimal time to initiation of complementary feeding in preterm infants is scarce. The researchers examined the effect of initiation of complementary feeding at 4 months versus 6 months of corrected age on weight for age at 12 months corrected age in preterm infants less than 34 weeks of gestation.

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Delhi’s Food Safety Department has started lifting samples of health food, baby food and energy drinks of various brands for test-analysis as directed by the Central government.

Previous studies indicate that breast milk arsenic concentrations are relatively low even in areas with high drinking water arsenic. However, it is uncertain whether breastfeeding leads to reduced infant exposure to arsenic in regions with lower arsenic concentrations. The researchers estimated the relative contributions of breast milk and formula to arsenic exposure during early infancy in a U.S. population.

The Food and Drug Administration announced Monday that it had set new safety standards for infant formula.

n the past 5 years, political discourse about the challenge of undernutrition has increased substantially at national and international levels and has led to stated commitments from many national governments, international organisations, and donors. The Scaling Up Nutrition movement has both driven, and been driven by, this developing momentum. Harmonisation has increased among stakeholders, with regard to their understanding of the main causes of malnutrition and to the various options for addressing it.

These regulations may be called the Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Additives) third amendment Regulations, 2013 (relating to Food for Infant Nutrition, Fortified atta, fortified maida, Oligofructose, Plant stanol esters and Trehalose).

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