India: India's FSSAI Re-Operationalizes its Directive Relating to Revised Limit Specifications for Infant Nutrition Foods

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   IN2023-0040

On May 22, 2023, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare/Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) notified on its website Direction REG-11027/3/2022-Regulation-FSSAI. The FSSAI direction informs that the draft Food Safety and Standards (Food for Infant Nutrition) Regulations (2022) are being re-operationalized. Limit levels for selenium, manganese, iron, and biotin are being re-operationalized as of April 1, 2023. The FSSAI is issuing this directive assuming that the draft regulation published on April 5, 2023, which invites public comments, may be delayed before it is notified in final form.

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