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Detail

Area
India
Commodity Group
Oilseeds, oils and meals
Commodity
Trans fat, saturated fat
Date
01/02/2017
Policy Category
Other
Policy Instrument
Health policy
Description
Set 27 February 2017 as the enforcement date for i) mandatory declaration of trans fat and saturated fat content on food product labels, and ii) a 5 percent limit for trans fatty acid content in fats, oils and fat emulsions. Eventually, the compliance date was postponed to 30 June 2017 to allow manufacturers to utilize the existing stock of their packaging material.