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Food Safety And Standards Authority Of India Notification For Advertising And Claims
FSSAI First Amendment, 2022 For Advertising & Claim
F. No. Stds/SP(L&C/A)/Oil Claims/FSSAI-2018.–Whereas the draft of certain regulations, namely, the Food Safety and Standards (Advertising and Claims) Amendment Regulations, 2021, was published vide notification of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India number No. F. No. Stds/SP(L&C/A)Oil Claims/FSSAI-2018 Dated 19th August 2021 in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary Part III, section 4 as prescribed under subsection (1) from section 92 under the Food Safety and Standards Act (Act 34 of 2006). (34 of 2006) inviting suggestions and objections from those susceptible to be affected by the notification within sixty days from the day that versions of the Official Gazette with the notice were made available to the general public;
In addition, the copies of the Official Gazette have been made accessible to the general public on 27th August, 2021
In addition, the complaints and suggestions from the public regarding the proposed regulations were taken into consideration to be considered by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India. Food Safety and Standards Authority of India;
In exercise of the powers granted by clauses (k) and (v) of sub-section (2) from section 92 of that Act and in accordance with the provisions of section 92, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India has decided to make the following regulations to further modify the Food Safety and Standard (Advertising and claims) Regulations, 2018 which include: –
FSSAI First Amendment Regulations –
- (1) The regulations could be referred to as “Food Safety and Standards (Advertising and claims) First Amendment Regulations, 2022”.
(2) They will come into effect from the 1st of March 2023.
- The Food Safety and Standard (Advertising and claims) Regulations 2018 for Schedule II A, the following Schedule will be substituted, namely,-
Schedule – II A
List of Claims for Edible Vegetable Oils (Checkout Regulation 7 (2A))
The claim statement below can be used on labels or in advertisements, depending on the situation requires:
The term that are used in this Schedule like Rich contains, Rich conforming to the terms specified in Schedules I:
If they choose to, Food Business Operators may choose to use the same or similar terms in claims statements in this Schedule without requiring any change in the purpose or meaning that the statement is claiming.
Edible Vegetable Oil
|1||Coconut Oil/Virgin Coconut Oil||It contains medium chain fatty acids which are readily assimilated|
|5||Linseed/Flax Seed Oil||
|6||Mustard/Rapeseed Oil (Low Erucic)||
|8||Olive Oil/Olive Pomace Oil/Extra virgin Olive oil||
|10||Palm Kernel Oil||Medium chain fatty acids that can be quickly processed.|
|11||Palmolein Oil||The product contains Tocopherols and Tocotrienols which are antioxidants in nature.|
|12||Rice Bran Oil||
|15||Sunflower Oil||Intense in Omega-6 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (Omega-6 PUFA, Linoleic acid);
Linoleic acid is an essential fatty acid that assists to keep blood cholesterol levels in a normal range;
It contains Tocopherols.
|17||Avocado Oil||High in Monounsaturated Fatty Acids (MUFA) which helps maintain normal blood cholesterol levels.|
|18||Sunflower seed Oil-High Oleic Acid||High in Monounsaturated Fat Acids (MUFA) which helps keep blood cholesterol levels in a normal range;
Incorporates Tocopherols, which are antioxidants that come from nature.
|19||Safflowerseed Oil-High Oleic Acid||The body is rich in monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) which help maintain normal blood cholesterol levels.|
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