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FSSAI Issues Direction Regarding Permission to Use Pre-Printed Packaging Material

FSSAI has issued directions under Section 16 (5) of Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 regarding permission to use pre-printed packaging material.  The same can be viewed here.

How to Increase the Shelf Life Of Your Food Product

Creating food products is expensive. You have to source the ingredients, rent a clean health department approved space, pay someone to make your food, package it up and sell […]

Exchange of MoU between FSSAI and AOAC INTERNATIONAL

On 28th February at The Park Hotel, New Delhi, Mr Pawan Kumar Agarwal, CEO, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India inaugurated the most awaited 5th annual conference of […]

Eateries need to hire food safety officer to get licence

The food regulator has drafted regulations for restaurants and eateries, requiring them to employ a food safety officer in order to obtain a licence.
The Food Safety & Standards Authority […]

Promoting food fortification for public health

The government is encouraging enrichment of food items with micronutrients to remove dietary deficiencies among its citizens, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey said […]

Shelf Life of Infant Formula

Infant formula, even in powdered form, does not keep indefinitely. It can become contaminated with bacteria that are dangerous to your baby. Make sure to be aware of formula […]

Will new FSSAI rules undercut baby food law?

Does special infant food for certain rare medical conditions have to be kept out of the Infant Milk Substitute (IMS) Act — a law to prevent predatory marketing practices […]

Cleaning Laboratory Glassware


Good laboratory technique demands clean glassware because the most carefully executed piece of work may give an erroneous result if dirty glassware is used. In all instances, glassware must […]

FSSAI Operatinalises Revised Milk Standards

FSSAI has operationalised from August 2nd, 2017, the amended regulations regarding revised standards for milk and milk products and certain restrictions on sale of  cream.  The notice and the […]

FSSAI in high gear to make food safer

The central food regulator has been very proactive with regard to issues like safety and standards, including labelling of packaged products and nutrient content, which has led to a […]