The Regulations, 2020, stipulates labelling of Nutritional Information per 100g or 100ml or per single consumption pack of the product and per serve percentage (%) contribution to Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) calculated on the basis of 2000kcal energy, 67 g total fat, 22 g saturated fat, 2 g trans-fat, 50 g added sugar and 2000 mg of sodium (5 g salt) requirement for average adult per day, on the label.
In this context, several representations from stakeholders were received regarding declaration of percentage (%) contribution to RDA in case of foods targeted for specific age groups and this concern is under consideration of sub-group constituted by FSSAI. However, as the same is likely to take time and the enforcement of FSS (Labelling & Display) Regulation would begin from 1st July, 2022, it is clarified that in the case of foods which are targeted to a specific age group or physiological condition, respective RDA 's may be considered or declaring per serve percentage (%) RDA -as per the direction F.No. Stds/SP-05/Orders/FSSAI dated 2nd August, 2021 - issued based on the recommended dietary allowance specified by the Indian Council of Medica/ Research.
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