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Order on authorized use of words in local languages published


Apr 10, 2023

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued an order regarding the usage of ‘words’ along with 'curd' in local languages for the purpose of labelling after it has notified the provisions for omission of the term “curd” from the Standards of Fermented Milk Products vide notification dated Jan 11, 2023. 

General Standard for Milk and Milk Products’ under the ‘Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Regulations, 2011’ clearly lay down guidelines for use of dairy term(s)in the nomenclature of dairy products (milk, milk product or a composite milk product) and related prohibitions for such use in non-dairy products. Accordingly, when term “curd” was written along with “Dahi” in the said regulation, it was restricting its used for non dairy products.


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