Draft amendment to the regulation on packaged food labeling published
Jul 05, 2021
The proposed amendments to the Food Regulations 1985 [P.U.(A) 437/1985] involve the following:
Amendment to the labelling requirement in paragraph 11(1)(e) by inserting the requirement for declaration of added water in the list of ingredients on every package containing food for sale;
Amendment to Table I to the Fifth A Schedule by deleting the nutrient content claim of "low trans fatty acids" and its conditions, and inserting the nutrient content claim of "free trans fatty acids" and its conditions; and
Amendment to Table III to the Fifth A Schedule by inserting the minimum amount required for nutrient function claims of Potassium and Tocotrienol Rich Fraction (TRF).
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