Under Section 16 (2) (f) of the FSS Act, 2006, FSSAI specifies methods of analysis. Manuals/Methods of analysis of various food products are as under -

  1. Manual of Methods of Analysis- Fish & Fish Products. (Uploaded on: 18.07.2023) Pdf size:( unknown file size)
  2. Manual of Methods of Analysis- Beverages: Tea, Coffee & Chicory. (Uploaded on: 18.07.2023)  Pdf size:( unknown file size)
  3. Manual of Methods of Analysis of Foods - Cereal and Cereal Products-2nd edition. (Uploaded on: 23.06.2023) Pdf size:( 1.43 MB)
  4. Manual of Methods of Analysis of Dairy and Dairy Products- 2nd edition. (Uploaded on: 07.10.2022) Pdf size:( 5 MB)
  5. General Guidelines on Sampling for Microbiological Analysis. (Uploaded on: 07.10.2022) Pdf size:( 1.14 MB)
  6. Revised Manual on Oils and Fats (Uploaded on: 09.05.2024)  Pdf size:( 1.49 MB)
  7. Manual on Fruits and Vegetable Products  Pdf size:( 1.53 MB)
  8. Manual on Food Additives  Pdf size:( 0.85 MB)
  9. Revised Manual of Mycotoxins. (Uploaded on: 20.07.2021) Pdf size:( 2.37 MB)
  10. Revised Manual on Spices, Herbs and Condiments  Pdf size:( 4.72 MB)
  11. Manual on Metals  Pdf size:( 1.53 MB)
  12. Manual on General Guidelines on Sampling  Pdf size:( 1.48 MB)
  13. Manual on Antibiotics and Hormones Residues  Pdf size:( 1.65 MB)
  14. Manual on Meat and Fish  Pdf size:( 1.88 MB)
  15. Manual of Pesticides Residues  Pdf size:( 1.25 MB)
  16. Manual on Water Analysis  Pdf size:( 1.75 MB)
  17. Revised Manual on Alcoholic Beverages. (Uploaded on: 09.05.2024) Pdf size:( 1.67 MB)
  18. Manual of Methods of Analysis- Microbiological Examination of Food and Water (Uploaded on: 17:05:2024)

Orders for adopting above Manuals/Methods by food laboratory, mandatorily

Other Orders 

  1. Order dated 10th June 2022 related to FSSAI Method of Determination of Niacin in Foodstuffs. (Uploaded on: 10.06.2022) Pdf size:( 1.16 MB)
  2. Order dated 12th March 2019 regardigng method for analysis of fortificants in food products Pdf size:( 0.76 MB)
  3. Order dated 25.03.2019 related to Method for detection of adulteration in ghee with vegetable oil Pdf size:( 0.68 MB)
  4. Order dated 17th December 2019 regarding Methods for Honey, Royal Jelly etc Pdf size:( 0.68 MB)
  5. Order dated 29th June 2020 regarding Method for estimation of ∆δ13fru-glu, ∆δ13Cmax and Foreign Oligosaccharides in Honey. (Uploaded on: 29.06.2020) Pdf size:( 2.46 MB)
  6. Corrigendum dated 06th July related to Order dated 04th June 2020 regarding SMR Method in Honey. (Uploaded on: 07.07.2020) Pdf size:( 1.35 MB)
  7. Order dated 13th July 2020 regarding Methods for analysis of Fortificants and Formulated Supplements for Children. (Uploaded on: 13.07.2020) Pdf size:( 0.53 MB)
  8. Order dated 10th November 2020 regarding Method for Total pollen count and plant element in Honey. (Uploaded on: 10.11.2020) Pdf size:( 0.15 MB)
  9. Letter dated 22nd February 2021 related to Instructions for measuring the Refractive Index (RI) value in oil samples. (Uploaded on: 24.02.2021) Pdf size:( 0.25 MB)
  10. Order dated 07th April 2021 related to Method for Determination of Iron Filling in Tea. (uploaded on: 07.04.2021) Pdf size:( 0.93 MB)