New Delhi, the 23rd July,2020

F. No. Reg/Stds-Khesari dal/FSSAI-2020—The draft regulations further to amend the Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restrictions on Sales) Regulations, 2011, which the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India proposes to make with previous approval of the Central Government, in exercise of the powers conferred by clause (e) of sub-section (2) of section 92 read with section 16 of the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 (34 of 2006) is hereby published as required under sub-section (1) of section 92 of the said Act for the information of all persons likely to be affected thereby, and notice is hereby given that the said draft regulations shall be taken into consideration after the expiry of the period of sixty days from the date on which copies of the Gazette in which this notification is published are made available to the public;

Objections or suggestions, if any, may be addressed to Standards Authority of India, FDA Bhawan, Kotla Road, New [email protected];

the Chief Executive Officer, Food Safety and Delhi- 110002 or may be sent by e-mail at [email protected]:

Objections or suggestions which may be received with respect to the said draft regulations within the period specified above shall be considered by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India.

Draft Regulations

1. (1) These regulations may be called the Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Amendment Regulations, 2020.

(2) They shall come into force with effective date for implementation to be either 1st January or 1st July subject to a minimum of 180 days from the date of their final publication in the official Gazette.

2. In the Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restriction on Sales) Regulations, 2011,

(1) In regulation 2.2 regarding restriction on use of certain ingredient, after sub-regulation 2.2.1, following shall be inserted, namely-

“2.2.2 Notwithstanding the condition at 2.2.1, the maximum allowed limits for any incidentally occurring Khesari dal in grams /pulses shall be not more than 2% including other edible grains”

ARUN SINGHAL, Chief Executive Officer

Note : The principal regulations were published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary vide notification number F. No. 2-15015/30/2010, dated the 1st August, 2011 and subsequently amended vide notification numbers:

i. F. No. 4/15015/30/2011, dated the 8th February, 2013;

ii. F. No. Stds/O&F/Notification (2)/FSSAI-2016, dated the 23rd August, 2016;

iii. F. No. Stds/F&VP/Notification (02)/FSSAI-2016, dated the 23rd August, 2016;

iv. F. No. A-1(1)/Standards/MMP/2012, dated the 12th October, 2017;

v. F. No. Stds/O&F/Notification (8)/FSSAI-2017, dated the 31st July, 2018;

vi. F. No. Stds/Additives-2/Notification/FSSAI/2018, dated the 25 June, 2019 and

vii. F. No. Stds/Salt/Misc/01/FSSAI-2016 (pt-1), dated the 25 June, 2019.


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