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There will be no ‘game’ with packaged foods, details of salt, sugar and fats must be indicated in bold

Sagar Patel

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FSSAI issues notification on packaged foods.

Now companies will not be able to play any kind of game with packaged food. What kind of ingredients have been added to the food and in what quantity. Their information will have to be provided not in small letters but in bold and in large font size. The government is also planning to issue a notification in this regard. Earlier, the regulator had also given a green signal to this decision. It is clear that before buying any packaged food, common people should know how much fat, how much sugar and how much salt will be in that product. Let us also tell you what kind of decision the government is going to take at the present time.

This information will have to be given

Food regulator FSSAI is gearing up to make it mandatory to provide information on salt, sugar and fat on packaged foods in bold and large fonts. The regulator on Saturday approved changes in the labelling norms in this regard. The FSSAI will issue a draft notification in this regard and seek objections from stakeholders. In an official statement, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) said it has approved the proposal to provide nutritional information on total sugar, salt and saturated fat on labels of packaged foods in bold and in a relatively larger font size. They have given.

Notice will be issued and objections will be sought.

The decision to approve amendments to the Food Safety and Standards (Labelling and Display) Rules, 2020 with respect to nutrition labelling was taken under the chairmanship of FSSAI Chairman Apoorva Chandra. The regulator said the purpose of the amendment is to enable consumers to better understand the nutritional value of the product and make better choices. The draft notification issued for this amendment will now seek suggestions and objections.

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It will help stop misleading claims

The real purpose of providing such information in bold and capital letters on packaged food is considered to be to protect the common people from misleading claims. So that the common people can choose healthy options. The regulator keeps issuing such notices to the general public from time to time. In which e-commerce websites have been advised to remove the word “health drink”. On the other hand, food entrepreneurs have been directed to remove claims like fruit juice level and 100 percent fruit juice from advertisements with immediate effect.

Sagar Patel

Sagar Patel

I am Sagar Patel, specializing in business news reporting. With a keen focus on economic trends, market analysis, and corporate developments,

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