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FSSAI adopts recommendations from its scientific panel for the Recommended Dietary Amount (RDA) for vitamins, minerals and essential amino acids


Jan 31, 2020

FSSAI has received several representations from stakeholders as well as the regulatory staff seeking clarification on RDA values of different nutrients. In this connection, based on the recommendations made by the Scientific Panel and Scientific Committee, a collated document in respect of the RDA values for vitamins and minerals has been prepared and placed on FSSAI's website on 27.02.2019 (Annexure I). In addition, the Scientific Panel has also recommended RDA values for essential amino acids for the general population using references from ICMR, which was endorsed by the Scientific Committee. The same is enclosed at Annexure Il.

Further, it is to also clarify that the report submitted by ICMR regarding 'Tolerable Upper Limits (TUL) of vitamins/minerals' which has been made available to the public on the FSSAI website on 05.09.2018 is only for information' and NOT for use by the food business operators/regulatory purpose in the field of health supplements and nutraceuticals.

Check the full text of the documents (in English), click on the  Link

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