The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), has considered comments from stakeholders regarding the difficulty in reformulating and manufacturing baby food products that adhere to the levels of manganese, selenium, biotin and iron as prescribed in various standards for infant nutrition.
After due consideration and concurrence of the concerned Scientific Panel, it has been decided to revised the limits of above said nutrients for products as mentioned.
FSS (Food for Infant nutrition) Regulations, 2020 with the revised limits of nutrients as mentioned in the Annexure 1 shall be effective from 1 st April 2022. Keeping in view the fact that products need to be reformulated with the revised limits, the regulations shall be enforced from 1 st October 2022.
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