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Detail

Area
India
Commodity Group
Oilseeds, oils and meals
Commodity
Trans fatty acid, saturated fat
Date
01/11/2017
Policy Category
Other
Policy Instrument
Food standards & food safety policies
Description
Postponed the compliance date for mandatory declaration of trans-fat and saturated fat content on food product labels until 31 December 2017.
Notes
India’s Food Safety and Standards Authority 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 Aug.’17). The new compliance date will be 31 December 2017. The additional deferral was granted to allow manufacturers to utilize existing stocks of packaging material.