Sunday, Feb 05, 2023

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India


Nutrition rating stars set to appear soon on food pack labels

September 21, 2022 1:26 am

Like the star-rating system for energy efficiency of electronic products, the ‘Indian Nutrition Rating (INR)’ will see the unhealthiest food items carry a 0-star rating and the healthiest carry a 5-star rating.

Food safety index: how it is worked out, how the states have performed

June 13, 2022 7:25 am

The SFSI is released annually for a financial year. For instance, the latest SFSI, released on World Food safety Day, June 7, is for the fiscal 2021-22. This is the fourth edition of the SFSI since its inception in 2018-19.

Warning labels, not star rating, can change consumption pattern of packaged food: Experts

May 05, 2022 5:47 am

The system was chosen out of five methods based on an FSSAI-commissioned survey conducted by the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad of 20,500 consumers.

Detect argemone seeds adulteration in mustard with this simple FSSAI-approved test

February 09, 2022 10:05 am

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India recommends this simple test to check for adulteration in one of the most common kitchen ingredients

FSSAI’s new vegan logo was made in 20 minutes, here’s the young mind who conceptualised it

September 23, 2021 8:05 pm

Kruti, who hails from Gujarat, is currently in Bengaluru for her studies and had taken suggestions from her father while designing the logo.

FSSAI notice to McDonald’s over ‘ghiya-tori’ advertisement

November 23, 2019 7:00 am

McDonald’s has been asked to submit its reply to the notice within a week. The company had allegedly issued full page advertisements that read: “Stuck with Ghiya-Tori Again? Make the 1+1 Combo you love.”

FSSAI proposes life imprisonment, Rs 10 lakh fine for food adulteration

June 26, 2018 3:13 pm

Among other amendments, FSSAI has proposed setting of state food safety authorities so that this law can be enforced in letter and spirit.

FSSAI favours comprehensive legislation for organic foods

March 24, 2018 4:38 pm

Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) event here on Saturday, he said FSSAI has already prepared a draft regulation on organic food which has been put up in the public domain for seeking views from various stakeholders.

Apex court won’t lift stay on legal regime for food products

June 03, 2014 1:18 am

Junks FSSAI plea; govt order requires manufacturers to take approvals for products already in market

Vendors skip food safety registration in Delhi even as deadline ends today

February 04, 2014 4:03 am

Given the huge number and the demand of traders, the deadline was extended twice and further revised to February 4, 2014.