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New Regulations on Iodized Salt

Sri Lanka

Aug 17, 2023

Sri Lanka’s Department of Government Printing has published the “Food (Iodization of Salt) Regulations 2023” as per Section 32 of the Food Act, No. 26 of 1980.

The scientific document summarizes the following key points:

  • The regulation provides specifications on the granularity of iodized and non-iodized food-grade salts;
  • The regulation establishes standards for the physical, chemical, and heavy metal limits;
  • The packaging and labeling instructions have been clearly outlined;
  • Certificates of registration for manufacturing, distributions, etc. are provided under various schedules.

The regulation will be effective from January 1st, 2024.

For further information (in English), click on the Link

Story Supplied courtesy of Selerant.

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