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Draft Food Safety Standards (Prohibition Restrictions Sales) Amendment Regulations, 2021



New Delhi, the 6th September, 2021

F. No. Stds/03/Notification(IFR)/FSSAI-2017(part-3).—The following draft of certain 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 the previous approval of the Central Government, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub- section (2) of section 92 of the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 (34 of 2006), is hereby published as required by sub-section (1) thereof, 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 a period of sixty days from the date on which copies of the Official Gazette in which this notification is published are made available to the public.

Objections or suggestions, if any, may be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, FDA Bhawan, Kotla Road, New Delhi- 110002 or sent on email at

Objections or suggestions, which may be received from any person with respect to the said draft regulations before the expiry of the period so specified, shall be considered by the Food Authority.


Draft Regulations

1. These regulations may be called the Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restrictions on Sales) Amendment Regulations, 2021.

2. In the Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restrictions on Sales) Regulations, 2011, in regulation 2.3, in sub-regulation 2.3.14, for clause (4) the following shall be substituted, namely,-

“No person shall manufacture, sell, store or exhibit for sale food for infant nutrition, except under Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) Certification Mark, wherever BIS standards available”.

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 8thFebruary, 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 12th October, 2017;

(v) F. No. Stds/O&F/Notification (8)/FSSAI-2017, dated the31st July, 2018;

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

(vii) No. Stds/Additives-2/Notification/FSSAI/2018, dated 25th June, 2019;

(viii) F. No. stds/Additive-3/notification/FSSAI/2018, dated the21st July, 2020;

(ix) F. No. Stds/Agmark-BIS/02/FSSAI-2018, dated 20th October, 2020;

(x) No. Stds/O&F/Notification(12)/FSSAI-2019, dated 26th October, 2020;

(xi) F.No.Reg/Stds-Khesari dal/FSSAI-2020, dated 12th January, 2021;

(xii) F. No. Stds/O&F/Notification(13)/FSSAI-2019, dated 2nd February, 2021; and

(xiii) F. No. Stds/SP-15/T(T(IMST), dated the 8th March, 2021.


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