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Global Food Safety Partnership

FSSAI strengthens as a food safety regulator to be at par with the best in the world through engagement/partnership with various international regulatory bodies, multilateral agencies and eventually e...

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Surplus Food Regulation by FSSAI

Handling and distribution of surplus food by the surplus food distribution organization. – (1) Surplus food shall be picked up from the food business operator’s facility and packed in clean and...

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Non-Specified Food and Food Ingredients by FSSAI

Through a notification dated 11 September 2017, the FSSAI has notified the Food Safety and Standards (Approval for Non-Specified Food and Food Ingredients) Regulations, 2017. These regulations have be...

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Alcohol Beverages Regulations by FSSAI

“Alcoholic beverage” means a beverage or liquor or a brew containing more than 0.5 percent abv. The ethanol used in the production of alcoholic beverage shall be of agricultural origin. “Dis...

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Acidity in Lemon Juice

Acidity in Lemon Juice The acidity of lemon juice is mainly because of citric and malic acids and other acids, if present, exist in very small amounts. There is also a relation between pH and th...

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Food Recall System

Introduction: Section 28(1) of FSS Act, 2006 stipulates that if a food business operator considers or has reasons to believe that a food which he has processed, manufactured or distributed is not...

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Functional Food under FSSAI

According to Section 22 of Food Safety and Standard Act of 2006,Function foods which may also be called as Foods for special dietary uses or nutraceuticals or health supplements means: a) Foods w...

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Genetically Modified Food under FSSAI

Introduction: Genetically Modified or Engineered Food means food and food ingredients composed of or containing genetically modified or engineered organisms obtained through modern biotechnology,...

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Organic Foods under FSSAI

ORGANIC FOODS UNDER FSSAI Introduction Over the past few decades, India has emerged as a major player in the global organic food market. Twenty years ago, our contribution to the organic food...

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