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August  2019

♦ Draft “Food Safety and Standards (Food Product Standards and Food Additives) Amendment Regulation, 2019 relating to Amendment to Regulation 2.3, Fruit and Vegetable Products: (a) Inclusion of standard of Monk fruit under 2.3.6 “Processed Fruit Juices”;(ii) Amendment to Regulation 2.4 Cereal and Cereal Products: (a) Biscuits (b) Bread and Bread-Type Products (c) Jowar (Sorghum grains) (d)Maida (Refined Wheat flour) (e)Semolina (Suji or Rawa) (f) Breakfast Cereal (g)Pearl Millet Flour (h)Sorghum flour;(iii) Amendment to Regulation 2.8 Sweetening agents including Honey (a) Sucralose;(iv) Amendment to Regulation 2.9 Salt, Spices, Condiments and Related Products (a) Cumin (Whole & Powder)(b) Iron Fortified Common Salt (c)Dried Thyme (v) Amendment to Regulation 2.14 and 2.15 Gluten free food and Foods specially processed to reduce gluten content to a level 20-100 mg/kg (a)Review of Gluten free and Low gluten product standard(vi)Amendment to Chapter 3: Substances added to Food & Appendix A(a) Trehalose (b)Inclusion of TOCOPHEROLS in the FC 1.7 “Dairy based Dessert” (c)Limits of BENZOATES in the food category 14.1.4 and 14.1.4.2 (d)Additional processing aids for use in various Food Categories (vii) Amendment to Appendix B: Microbiological Requirements (a) Microbiological Standards for Egg and Egg Products (b) Procedures /protocols for retesting of microbiologically contaminated samples.”  [Uploaded on : 06-08-2019]

  • The objections or suggestions may be mailed to spstbt.enqpt@fssai.gov.in within Sixty days from the date of notification in WTO.

July  2019

♦ Proposed Draft Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restrictions on Sales) Amendment Regulations, 2019 relating to “Limit of Total Polar Compounds in Fresh/UnusedVegetable Oil/fat” for inviting comments/suggestions from WTO-SPS Member Countries  [Uploaded on : 16-07-2019]

  • The objections or suggestions may be mailed to spstbt.enqpt@fssai.gov.in within Sixty days from the date of notification in WTO.

♦ Proposed Draft Food Safety and Standards (Alcoholic Beverages) Amendment Regulations, 2019 for inviting comments/suggestions from WTO-SPS Member Countries  [Uploaded on : 15-07-2019]

  • The objections or suggestions may be mailed to spstbt.enqpt@fssai.gov.in within Sixty days from the date of notification in WTO.

♦ Proposed Draft Notification on Food Safety and Standards (Labelling and Display) Regulation, 2019 for inviting comments/suggestions from WTO-SPS Member Countries  [Uploaded on : 02-07-2019]

  • The objections or suggestions may be mailed to spstbt.enqpt@fssai.gov.in within Sixty days from the date of notification in WTO.

March  2019

♦ Proposed Draft “Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Amendment Regulations, 2019 prescribing revised standards for synthetic syrup and sharbat vide F.No. Stds/SP (Water & Beverages)/Notification (6) FSSAI-2018 dated 12th March, 2019 for inviting comments/suggestions from WTO-SPS Member Countries  [Uploaded on : 19-03-2019]

  • The objections or suggestions may be mailed to spstbt.enqpt@fssai.gov.in within Sixty days from the date of notification in WTO

♦ Proposed Draft “Food Safety and Standards (Advertising and Claims) Amendment Regulations, 2019 w.r.t. claims for edible vegetable oils vide File No. Stds/SP(L&C/A)/Oil Claims/FSSAI-2018 dated 8th March, 2019 for inviting comments/suggestions from WTO-SPS Member Countries  [Uploaded on : 19-03-2019]

  • The objections or suggestions may be mailed to spstbt.enqpt@fssai.gov.in within Sixty days from the date of notification in WTO

February  2019

♦ Proposed Draft Food Safety and Standards (Fortification of Foods) Amendment Regulations, 2019 for inviting comments/suggestions from WTO-SPS Member Countries.  [Uploaded on : 19-02-2019]

  • The objections or suggestions may be mailed to spstbt.enqpt@fssai.gov.in within Sixty days from the date of notification in WTO

December  2018

♦ Proposed Draft Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Amendment Regulations, 2018 related amendment to microbiological standards for inviting comments/suggestions from WTO-SPS Member Countries  [Uploaded on : 07-12-2018]

  • The objections or suggestions may be mailed to spstbt.enqpt@fssai.gov.in within Sixty days from the date of notification in WTO

♦ Proposed Draft Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Amendment Regulations, 2018 related (i) Deletion of Bellier Test; (ii)Refined vegetable oil, (iii)blended edible vegetable oil, (iv) Reduction in trans fat; (v) Cherries with stem; (vi) Processed fruit juice; (vii)Processed vegetable juice; (viii) Cashew Kernel; (ix) water chestnut flour (Singhare ka Atta), (x) Colouring Foods; (xi) Definition in 2.5.1; (xii) Animal Casings; (xiii)Frozen Egg Products; (xiv) Egg Powder; (xv) Liquid Egg Products; (xvi) Pickled Eggs; (xvii) Pasteurized Fish Sausage; (xviii) Pasteurised Crab Meat; (xix) Gelatin from fish processing waste; (xx)use of mineral water in non-alcoholic beverages, (xxi) Baking Powder; (xxii) Amendment in 2.12 (Proprietary Food) ; (xxiii) TSS content in the fruits and vegetables products for inviting comments/suggestions from WTO-SPS Member Countries  [Uploaded on : 07-12-2018]

  • The objections or suggestions may be mailed to spstbt.enqpt@fssai.gov.in within Sixty days from the date of notification in WTO

♦ Proposed Draft Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restrictions on Sales) Amendment Regulations, 2018 for inviting comments/suggestions from WTO-SPS Member Countries  [Uploaded on : 06-12-2018]

  • The objections or suggestions may be mailed to spstbt.enqpt@fssai.gov.in within Sixty days from the date of notification in WTO

July  2018

♦ Notice Calling for suggestions, views, comments etc from WTO- SPS Committee members on draft notification related to limit of Metal Contaminant, Aflatoxin and Mycotoxin.  [Uploaded on : 24-07-2018]

♦ Proposed Draft Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Amendment Regulations, 2018 related to insertion of Appendix ‘C’ w.r.t. Processing Aids for inviting comments/suggestions from WTO-SPS Member Countries.  [Uploaded on : 17-07-2018]

  • The objections or suggestions may be mailed to spstbt.enqpt@fssai.gov.in within Sixty days from the date of notification in WTO

♦ Proposed Draft Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Amendment Regulations, 2018 relating to revision of standards of synthetic syrup and sharbat for inviting comments/suggestions from WTO-SPS Member Countries.  [Uploaded on : 17-07-2018]

  • The objections or suggestions may be mailed to spstbt.enqpt@fssai.gov.in within Sixty days from the date of notification in WTO

June  2018

♦ Proposed Draft Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Amendment Regulations, 2018 to amend regulations 3.1: Other substances for use in Food Products and Appendix A of Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Regulations, 2011 for inviting comments/suggestions from WTO-SPS Member Countries.  [Uploaded on : 04-06-2018]

♦ Proposed Draft Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Amendment Regulations, 2018 related to standards on Canned/ Retort Pouch Meat Products, Comminuted/Restructured Meat Products, Cured/Pickled Meat and/or Smoked Meat Products; Dried/Dehydrated Meat Products, cooked /semi-cooked meat products, fermented meat products, marinated meat products, fresh/chilled/frozen rabbit meat for inviting comments/suggestions from WTO-SPS Member Countries.  [Uploaded on : 04-06-2018]

♦ Proposed Draft Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Amendment Regulations, 2018 related to revision of existing standards of coconut milk and coconut cream, standards for dried oregano (whole and powder), pimento (Allspice) (whole and powder),formulation of laurel (Bay Leaf)(Whole and Powder), Dried Mint, Dried Rosemary for inviting comments/suggestions from WTO-SPS Member Countries.  [Uploaded on : 04-06-2018]

♦ Proposed Draft Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Amendment Regulations, 2018 related to standards for wheat bran and non-fermented soybean products for inviting comments/suggestions from WTO-SPS Member Countries  [Uploaded on : 04-06-2018]

May  2018

♦ Proposed Draft Food Safety and Standards (Food Product Standards and Food Additives) Amendment Regulations, 2018 relating to Fats, Oils and Fat Emulsions (Standards of chia Oil, Revision of standard of Refined Vegetable Oil, Sunflower seed oil, Imported Sunflower seed oil and Sunflower seed oil (High oleic acid-imported or domestic); Inclusion of Trans Fats in standard of Partially Hydrogenated Soybean Oil, Table Margarine, Mixed Fat Spread and Vegetable Fat Spread and Omission of diacetyl from the category 2.2.2 (Interesterified vegetable fat/oil) and 2.2.6(hydrogenated vegetable oils). for inviting comments/suggestions from WTO-SPS Member Countries.  [Uploaded on : 16-05-2018]

♦ Proposed Draft Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restriction on sales) Amendment Regulations, 2018 regarding “Restriction on the use of diacetyl as flavouring substance in oils and fats for inviting comments/suggestions from WTO-SPS Member Countries.  [Uploaded on : 16-05-2018]

April  2018

♦ Proposed Draft Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Amendment Regulations, 2018 related to amendment in existing standards of Coffee and packaged drinking water for inviting comments/suggestions from WTO-SPS Member Countries.  [Uploaded on : 26-04-2018]