Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) Current Affairs, GK & News

India to become trans fat-free by 2022

As per Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) study, India is all set and is on the right track to become industrial trans fat-free by 2022. Key Points In India, only 1.34 percent of the newly tested processed food samples shows more than the permissible levels of ingredients. FSSAI cited pan-India survey results ..

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What is 5-star ‘Eat Right Station’ certification?

On September 2, 2021, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) awarded a 5-star ‘Eat Right Station’ certification to the Chandigarh Railway Station. Highlights This certification was awarded for providing high-quality, nutritious food to passengers. It was awarded the certification after the conclusion of an FSSAI-empanelled third-party audit agency with ratings from 1 to ..

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Indian Royal Jelly- Key Facts

According to Pune-based researchers, Indian Royal Jelly was found to surpass top-quality sellers like produced in Thailand and Taiwan. Highlights Royal Jelly are known for being a good antioxidant. It helps women with fertility issues. Indian Royal Jelly meets the ISO-prescribed standards prescribed by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) in 2019. India ..

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FSSAI proposes conditional licensing for proprietary foods

A conditional licensing framework for proprietary food products has been proposed by The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). Key Points Those products for which no identification standards have been prescribed under any existing regulations, but are generally manufactured using permitted ingredients and additives are known as Proprietary food products. FSSAI said that ..

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FSSAI Caps Trans Fats in Foods

Recently, rules have been amended by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) to put cap on trans fatty acids (TFAs) in the food products.  This decision was taken one week after it amended the norms for oils and fats. Highlights Under the new regulations, in the food products which comprises of the ..

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