Food Authority Of India Approves Amendments To Streamline Food Safety And Standards Regulations

  • The 43rd meeting of the Food Authority approved various amendments to eliminate the need for Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) or AGMARK certification for food products. 
  • The finalization of these amendments will make FSSAI certification mandatory for food products. 
  • Other approvals include standards for Mead and Alcoholic Ready-to-drink beverages, revision of milk fat product standards, and standards for Haleem.
  • The Food Authority will also set standards for ‘Haleem’ as part of meat product standards. 
  • The meeting was attended by officials from various ministries, industry associations, consumer organizations, research institutes, and farmers’ organizations.
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