FSSAI has recommended additional tax on processed food and sugar-sweetened beverages, and also called for a blanket ban on advertising of junk foods
Food regulator FSSAI today said it plans to launch a national campaign to give training to street food vendors for improving their hygiene practices and safety standards.
In June last year, FSSAI had banned Nestle's Maggi noodles over allegations of high lead content and the presence of MSG above permissible limit.
Food regulator FSSAI has sought public comments on draft standards for fortification of seven food items - salt, oil, milk, vanaspati, atta, maida and rice.
FSSAI has set up a new Scientific Panel on Food Fortification and Nutrition to address issues related to fortification of food.
Global coffee chain Starbucks, which operates its cafes in India in partnership with Tatas, continues to sell products rejected by central food safety regulator FSSAI after risk assessment.
Food products have come under the scanner of the Food Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), ever since the Maggi noodles controversy took the country by storm.
FSSAI directs manufacturers to withdraw Mulmin vitamin drops from the market.
To check adulteration, food safety regulator FSSAI has proposed for the first time fixing of maximum permissible limit of melamine content in milk and related products.
Food safety watchdog FSSAI is planning to set new quality standards for ice-cream and flavoured milk besides tightening the existing safety norms for milk and other dairy products.