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FSSAI: Exclusion of Food Category "13" (Foodstuffs intended for particular nutritional uses) from the scope of Proprietary Foods

India

Dec 02, 2020

Since the FC 13 broadly covers Infant food products and products covered under Food Safety and Standards (Health Supplements, Nutraceuticals, Food for Special Dietary Use, Food for Special Medical Purpose, Functional Food and Novel Food) Regulations, 2016, in view of the above, it is inferred that the products covered under all the sub- categories under the Food Category 13, i.e. Foodstuffs intended for particular nutritional shall either have to comply with the standards set out in the respective regulations or have to seek product approval under FSS (Approval for Non-Specified Food and Food Ingredients) Regulations, 2017. Hence, all such products cannot be licensed as Proprietary Foods in any case.

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