FSSAI notifies the Food Safety and Standards (Packaging) Regulations, 2018

FSSAI notifies the Food Safety and Standards (Packaging) Regulations, 2018

This is a quick update to let you know that the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (“FSSAI”) has, in a Notification dated 24th December 2018, notified the Food Safety and Standards (Packaging) Regulations, 2018 (“Regulations”).

KEY HIGHLIGHTS:

  1. The General Requirements have been laid down regarding packaging materials used for packing food.
  2. The Regulations lay down specific requirements regarding the materials and substances that are intended to come in contact with food products.

Further, the FSSAI has clarified that the Food Business Operators must comply with all the provisions of the Regulations by 1st July 2019.

Source: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India

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