The position of chairman of food safety regulatory body was lying vacant since January this year when the tenure of K Chandramouli ended.
Indian Direct Selling Association (IDSA) has said the formulation of new standards for health supplements and nutraceuticals by food regulator FSSAI would help bring clarity about the products being sold to consumers and also encourage ...
According to the court, the FSSAI could not sit back and wait for the regulations to be framed.
Last month, FSSAI had banned Nestle's Maggi, saying it was "unsafe and hazardous" for consumption after finding excessive levels of lead and violation of labeling regulations on taste enhancer monosodium glutamate (MSG).
Food regulator FSSAI has sought public comments on draft standards for fortification of seven food items - salt, oil, milk, vanaspati, atta, maida and rice.
Food safety regulator FSSAI has decided to facilitate setting up of infrastructure facilities in metro cities so as to ensure good quality of milk and its products ahead of the festive season.
Far-reaching food industry rules aimed at reducing food-borne illness in the United States have become final, the federal government announced.
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.
It will now be mandatory for all restaurants and hotels in the national capital to register and get food safety licences within one month, through a simplified online process.
FSSAI should at the earliest lay down rules for giving approval of dietary supplements and nutraceutical products manufactured and marketed in the country.