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Detail

Area
India
Commodity Group
Oilseeds, oils and meals
Commodity
Trans fats
Date
01/07/2017
Policy Category
Consumption and marketing
Policy Instrument
Food standards
Description
Postponed to 30 September 2017 the compliance date for mandatory declaration of trans-fat and saturated fat content on food product labels, with a view to allow manufacturers to utilize existing stocks of packaging material.
Notes
FSSAI announced a further postponement in the compliance date for mandatory declaration of trans fat and saturated fat content on food product labels (see also MPPU Apr.’16). Reportedly, the new compliance date will be 30 September 2017 and no further extensions will be granted. The additional deferral is meant to allow manufacturers to utilize existing stocks of packaging material.