Amendment on Vegan Food
Dec 26, 2022
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) published Draft Notification of Food Safety and Standards (Vegan Foods) Amendment Regulations.
Regulation 2(1)(a) defines “Vegan food” as ‘those foods or food ingredients that have not made use of any ingredients, additives and processing aids of animal origin including milk and milk products, fish, poultry and meat, egg or egg products, honey or honey bee products, materials of insect origin like silk, dyes, chitin/ chitosan etc. or ingredients that are classified using animal sourced products e.g. bone char used in sugar bleaching, isinglass in clarifying beer etc.’.
In simple words, vegan food includes that food which is made solely from plants (such as vegetables, grains, nuts and fruits).
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