India outlines safety norms for vegan foods

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For the first time in India, the government has issued a draft Food Safety and Standards (Vegan Foods) Regulations of 2021, which outlines vegan foods and mentions the compliance requirements. The draft regulations formulated by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) encompasses everything from labelling to the prescribed packaging requirements. A logo […]

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Cabinet approves extension of jute packaging norms for foodgrains and sugar

The Cabinet has approved extension of norms for mandatory packaging of foodgrains and sugar in jute material for the Jute Year 2019-20. The decision taken by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, mandates that 100 per cent of the foodgrains and 20 per cent of sugar will be mandatorily […]

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