India: India's FSSAI Notifies Draft Amendments for Specialty Foods Regulations

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The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare/Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) issued on September 6, 2021, Notification No. Stds/SP-05/T(Nutraceuticals-02). The authority is amending the Food Safety and Standards (Health Supplements, Nutraceuticals, Food for Special Dietary Use, Food for Special Medical Purpose, Functional Food and Novel Food) Regulations (2016). It is introducing new standards, while seeking to modify existing requirements for specialty products covered under the regulation. World Trade Organization (WTO) members are invited to comment on the proposed draft amendment and the timeline to provide comments is 60 days from the date of notification on the WTO website.

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