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Draft amendment on Health Supplements, Nutraceuticals, Food for Special Dietary Use, Food for Special Medical Purpose, Functional Foods and Novel Foods published by FSSAI

India

Sep 09, 2021

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) published draft to amend the Food Safety and Standards (Health Supplements, Nutraceuticals, Food for Special Dietary Use, Food for Special Medical Purpose, Functional Foods and Novel Foods) Regulations, 2016

In regulation 9, for clause (i) of the sub-regulation 1, following shall be substituted, namely,- “Food for special medical purpose shall include food specially prepared for weight reduction and intended as total replacement of normal diet. Food for special medical purpose may also include Foods intended for Special Diagnostic Purpose with the prior approval of the Authority. Food Business Operator seeking such approval shall take approval of the Authority in accordance with Food Safety and Standards (Approval of non-specified food and food ingredients) Regulations, 2017.”

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