FSSAI invites suggestions, views and comments for Draft Food Safety and Standards (Packaging) Regulations, 2018

FSSAI invites suggestions, views and comments for Draft Food Safety and Standards (Packaging) Regulations, 2018

April 6, 2018 Industry Specific 0

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (“FSSAI”) has issued the Draft Food Safety and Standards (Packaging) Regulations, 2018 (“Draft Regulations”). FSSAI has called for suggestions, views, comments from the stakeholders. The suggestions, views, comments can be sent through post to the Chief Executive Officer, FSSAI at Food and Drug Administration Bhawan, Kotla road, New Delhi – 110002 or through email at regulation@fssai.gov.in. The suggestions, view and comments will be considered till 1st May 2018.

The format for sending comments suggestions, views, comments is attached herewith.

The key highlights of the Draft Regulations are:

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

For a further read, please see the attachment of the Draft Regulations.

Source: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India

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