India: The FSSAI's 2021 Draft Amendments to the Advertising and Claims Regulation now Published as a Final Amendment

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On December 13, 2022, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare/Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) published notification No. Std/EC/T(NSF-01) (Appendix I) in the Gazette of India: Extraordinary. The notification was subsequently published on the FSSAI (food safety authority) website on December 14, 2022. This new FSSAI notification refers to amendments made in the Food Safety and Standards (Advertising and Claims) Regulations (2018). Amendments include a general principle for claims, nutrition claims, non-addition claims, and modified versions of Schedule -I on Nutrient Content Claims, Schedule-II on synonyms used for claims, and Schedule-III on reduction of disease risk claims.

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