India: FSSAI Notifies on Definition of Single Malt and Single Grain Whiskey

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   IN2023-0064

On August 21, 2023, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare/Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) published the Food Safety and Standards (Alcoholic Beverages) First Amendment Regulations 2023 in the Gazette of India (Notification No. STD/SP-21/T(Alcohol-4). The amendments introduce new definitions of single malt whiskey and single grain whiskey, and a clause mandating that no alcoholic beverage shall contain nutritional information on the label.

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