India’s premier & pioneer association of food processors by the food processors and for the food processors

Development of Standards for Indian Mithais and Namkeens

FSSAI have constituted a taskforce on developing standards for Indian Mithais and Namkeens (TFIMN) to ensure food safety, essential quality, hygiene and labelling requirements using appropriate horizontal and vertical parameters. Various Industries & Sweets and Namkeen Federations are opposing this as regulating parameters such as Fat (%), Moisture (%), Sugar (%) etc. for Mithais and Namkeen will bring complexity for the industry in terms of […]

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FSSAI’s new Labelling and Display regulations

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has come up with the new Food Safety and Standards (Labelling and Display) Regulations, 20201 (the Regulations) altering the landscape of food labelling regulations in the country. The new regulations emphasise on enabling consumers to make informed choices about their food purchases not only in the sphere of packaged food products but also on purchases from […]

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3rd State Food Safety Index released by FSSAI

In an effort to galvanize States to work towards ensuring safe food for citizens, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has declared the 03rd State Food Safety Index (SFSI) to measure the performance of States across five parameters of food safety. The Hon’ble Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare felicitated nine leading States/UTs based on the ranking for the year 2020-21 […]

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FSSAI to develop standards for fortified rice kernels (FRK)

Food safety authority wants consumers can get vital info; FRK units to get the license only after inspection With the Centre planning to tackle malnutrition through the distribution of fortified rice from various government schemes by 2024, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is looking at developing standards for fortified rice kernels (FRKs). This is the first time the food safety authority […]

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Change of registered address within the State without changing FSSAI License Number

To facilitate the food businesses in retaining the existing License/Registration number, even if they change the location of food unit, FSSAI have enabled the relevant provision for changing the State/UT or District in FoSCoS while applying for modification of FSSAI License/Registration. At the time of applying modification for change in jurisdiction, an automatic online application for transfer to be sent to existing authority, which needs […]

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