FOOD SAFETY AND STANDARDS AUTHORITY OF INDIA

NOTIFICATION

New Delhi, the 18th March , 2021

F. No. Stds/O&F/Notification (5)/FSSAI-2017.Whereas the draft of the Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Amendment Regulations, 2020 were published vide notification of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India vide notification no. Stds/O&F/Notification (5)/FSSAI-2017, dated the 27th July,2020 in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part III, Section 4, as required under sub- section (1) of section 92 of the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 (34 of 2006), inviting objections and suggestions from persons likely to be affected thereby, before the expiry of the period of sixty days from the date on which the copies of the Official Gazette containing the said notification were made available to the public;

And whereas the copies of the said official Gazette were made available to the public on the 30th July, 2020;

And whereas the objections and suggestions received from the public in respect of the said draft regulations have been considered by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by clause (e) of sub- section (2) of section 92 read with section 16 of the said Act, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India hereby makes the following regulations further to amend the Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Regulations, 2011, namely: –

REGULATIONS

1. Short title and commencement- (1) These regulations may be called the Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Second Amendment Regulations, 2021.

(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. In the Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Regulations, 2011, in regulation 2.2, in sub-regulation 2.2.4 relating to Edible fats, after clause 11 relating to Peanut Butter, the following clause shall be inserted, namely-

“12. Shea butter.- Shea butter means the product obtained by pressing and extraction from shea kernels derived from Shea tree (Butyrospermum parkii). It shall be refined to make it fit for human consumption. The refined shea butter may be used as such or fractionated using dry fractionation or solvent fractionation technique to obtain stearin/olein fractions to be suitably used for different food applications.

Shea butter shall be free from admixture with other oils and fats and free from adulterants, any foreign matter or added colouring substance. It shall be clear on melting.

It shall conform to the following standards:

Serial No. Parameters Shea butter (Unrefined) Shea butter (Refined)
1. Refractive index at 44°C 1.4620 – 1.4650 1.4620 – 1.4650
2. Iodine value 30 – 75 30 – 75
3. Saponification value 160- 200 160- 200
4. Unsaponifiable matter Not more than 19   per cent. Not more than 10 per cent.
5. Free Fatty acids (as oleic acid) Not more than 8 per cent. Not more than 0.25 per cent.
6. Moisture Not more than 0.1 per cent.
7. Flash point (Pensky-Marten closed method) Not less than 250°C

Note: 1. Test for argemone oil shall be negative

2. It may contain food additive as per appendix A of these regulations.

13. Borneo tallow/ Illipe butter.- Borneo tallow/ Illipe butter means the fat obtained by pressing and extraction from Illipe seeds (Shorea stenoptera). Illipe butter shall be free from admixture with other oils and fats and free from adulterants, rancidity, suspended or any foreign matter, separated water, added colouring or flavouring substance, or mineral oil. It shall be clear on melting.

It shall conform to the following standards:

Serial No. Parameters Borneo tallow/ Illipe butter
1 Refractive index at 40°C 1.4560 – 1.4570
2 Iodine value 25 – 38
3 Saponification value 180- 200
4 Unsaponifiable matter Not more than 2.5 per cent.
5 Free Fatty acids (as oleic acid) Not more than 3 per cent.

Note: 1. Test for argemone oil shall be negative

2. It may contain food additive as per appendix A of these regulations.

ARUN SINGHAL, Chief Executive Officer
[ADVT.-III/4/Exty./542/2020-21]

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:

1) F.No. 4/15015/30/2011, dated 7th June, 2013;

2) F.No. P. 15014/1/2011-PFA/FSSAI, dated 27th June, 2013;

3) F. No. 5/15015/30/2012, dated 12th July, 2013;

4) F.No. P. 15025/262/2013-PA/FSSAI, dated 5th December, 2014;

5) F.No. 1-83F/Sci. Pan- Noti/FSSAI-2012, dated 17th February, 2015;

6) F.No. 4/15015/30/2011, dated 4th August, 2015;

7) F.No. P.15025/264/13-PA/FSSAI, dated 4th November, 2015;

8) F.No. P. 15025/263/13-PA/FSSAI, dated 4th November, 2015;

9) F.No. P. 15025/261-PA/FSSAI, dated 13th November, 2015;

10) F.No. P. 15025/208/2013-PA/FSSAI, Dated 13th November, 2015;

11) F.No. 7/15015/30/2012, dated 13th November, 2015;

12) F. No. 1-10(1)/Standards/SP(Fish and Fisheries Products)/FSSAI-2013, dated 11th January, 2016;

13) No. 3-16/Specified Foods/Notification(Food Additives)/FSSAI-2014, dated 3rd May, 2016;

14) F. No. 15-03/Enf/FSSAI/2014, Dated 14th June, 2016;

15) No. 3-14F/Notification (Nutraceuticals)/FSSAI-2013, dated 13th July, 2016;

16) F. No. 1-12/Standards/SP (Sweets, Confectionery)/FSSAI-2015, dated 15th July, 2016;

17) F. No. 1-120(1)/Standards/Irradiation/FSSAI-2015, dated 23rd August, 2016;

18) F. No. 11/09/Reg/Harmoniztn/2014, dated 5th September, 2016;

19) F. No. Stds/CPLQ.CP/EM/FSSAI-2015, dated 14th September, 2016;

20) F. No. 11/12 Reg/Prop/FSSAI-2016, dated 10th October, 2016;

21) F. No. 1-110(2)/SP (Biological Hazards)/FSSAI/2010, dated 10th October, 2016;

22) F. No. Stds/SP (Water & Beverages)/Notif (2)/FSSAI-2016, dated 25th October, 2016;

23) F. No. 1-11(1)/Standards/SP (Water & Beverages)/FSSAI-2015, Dated 15th November, 2016;

24) F. No. P.15025/93/2011-PFA/FSSAI, Dated 2nd December, 2016;

25) F. No. P. 15025/6/2004-PFS/FSSAI, dated 29th December, 2016;

26) F. No. Stds/O&F/Notification(1)/FSSAI-2016, dated 31st January, 2017;

27) F. No. 1-12/Standards/2012-FSSAI, dated 13th February, 2017;

28) F. No. 1-10(7)/Standards/SP (Fish & Fisheries Products)/FSSAI-2013, dated 13th February, 2017;

29) F. No. Stds /SCSS&H/ Notification (02)/FSSAI-2016, dated 15th May, 2017;

30) F. No. Stds/03/Notification (LS)/ FSSAI-2017, dated 19th June, 2017;

31) F.No. 1/Additives/Stds/14.2Notification/FSSAI/2016, dated 31st July, 2017;

32) F.No. Stds/F&VP/Notification(01)/FSSAI-2016, dated 2nd August, 2017;

33) F.No. 1-94(1)/FSSAI/SP(Labelling)/2014, dated 11th September, 2017;

34) F.No. Stds/M&MPIP(1)/SP/FSSAI-2015, dated 15th September, 2017;

35) No. Stds/SP (Water & Beverages)/Noti(1)/FSSAI-2016,dated 15th September,2017;

36) F.No.1-10(8)/Standards/SP (Fish and Fisheries Products)/FSSAI-2013, dated 15th September, 2017;

37) F. No. 2/Stds/CPL & CP/Notification/FSSAI-2016, dated 18th September, 2017;

38) F. No. A-1 (1)/Standard/MMP/2012, dated 12th October, 2017;

39) F. No. Stds/O&F/Notification (3)/FSSAI-2016, dated 12th October, 2017;

40) F. No. 2/Stds/CPL & CP/Notification/FSSAI-2016(part), dated the 24th October, 2017;

41) F. No. A-1/Standards/Agmark/2012-FSSAI(pt.I), dated 17th November, 2017;

42) F. No. 1/Additives/Stds/BIS Notification/FSSAI/2016, dated 17th November, 2017;

43) F. No. Stds/O&F/Notification (5)/FSSAI-2016, dated 20th February , 2018;

44) F. No. Stds/01-SP(fortified & Enriched Foods)-Reg/FSSAI-2017, dated 13th March, 2018;

45) F. No. 1/Infant Nutrition/Stds/Notification/FSSAI/2016, dated 13th March, 2018;

46) F. No.1-110(3)/SP (Biological Hazards)/FSSAI/2010, dated the 21st March, 2018;

47) F. No. Stds/SCSS&H/ Notification (03)/FSSAI-2016, dated the 10th April, 2018;

48) F. No. Stds/CPL&CP/Notification/FSSAI-2016, dated 4th May, 2018;

49) F. No. Stds/SP(SCSSH)/Ice lollies notification/FSSAI-2018, Dated 20th July,2018;

50) F. No. Stds/SP(Water & Beverages)/Notif(3)/FSSAI-2016, Dated 20th July,2018;

51) Stds/CPL&CP/ Draft Notification/FSSAI-2017, Dated 31st July, 2018;

52) F. No.1/Additional Additives/Stds/Notification/FSSAI/2016, Dated 8th November, 2018 and

53) F. No. Stds/03/Notification (CFOI&YC)/FSSAI-2017, Dated 16th November, 2018.

54) F. No. Stds/O&F/Notification (7)/FSSAI-2017, dated 19th November, 2018;

55) F. No. Stds/M&MP/Notification (02)/FSSAI-2016, dated 19th November, 2018;

56) F. No. Stds/F&VP/Notifications (04)/FSSAI-2016, dated 19th November, 2018;

57) F. No. 1-116/Scientific Committee (Noti.)/2010-FSSAI, dated 26thNovember, 2018;

58) F. No. 02-01/Enf-1(1)/FSSAI-2012, dated 29th January, 2019;

59) F. No. Stds/F&VP/Notification (07)/FSSAI-2018, dated 5th July, 2019;

60) F. No.Stds/O&F/Notification(10)/FSSAI-2017, dated 5th July, 2019;

61) F. No. Stds/SP (Water & Beverages)/Notification(5) FSSAI-2018, dated 30th October, 2019 ;

62) F. No. M&MP/Misc. Stds/Notification (03)/FSSAI-2018, dated 28th November, 2019;

63) F. No. 1-110/SP (Biological Hazards)/Amendment-1/FSSAI/2018, dated 23rd June, 2020;

64) F. No. Stds/CPL & CP/Notification/01/FSSAI-2018, dated 9th July, 2020;

65) F. No. Stds/CPL & CP/Notification/01/FSSAI-2017, dated 9th July, 2020;

66) F. No. Stds/ M&MPIP (3)/SP/FSSAI-2018, dated 9th July, 2020;

67) F. No. A-1/Standards/Agmark/2012-FSSAI (p+1) , dated 23rd July, 2020;

68) F. No. Stds./M&MP/Notification (04)/FSSAI-2019, dated 2nd September, 2020;

69) F. No. Stds/Additives-1/Notification/FSSAI/2018, dated 16th September, 2020;

70) F. No. 1/Additional Additives-III/Stds/Notification/FSSAI/2017, dated 9th October, 2020;

71) F. No. Stds/Processing aids/Notification/FSSAI/2018, dated 9th October, 2020;

72) F. No. 1-116/Scientific Committee/Notif./2010-FSSAI, dated the 29th December, 2020; and

73) F. No. 1-116/Scientific Committee/Notif.27/2010-FSSAI(E), dated the 4th March, 2021.

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