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Food Safety and Policy Matters

Food Safety and Policy Matters covers food safety norms and food safety management processes, New regulations and complainces related to food safety and food quality, updates related to FSSAI, food safety and food testing instruments and latest innovations and advancement in the same


Krones develops 360° closure inspection unit

In beverage bottling plants, the process of closing the containers constitutes a point of crucial importance for the product’s overall quality. Until now, quality-assurance solutions have used a combination of the reflected- and transmitted-light...

Best Agrolife introduces patented rice herbicide

Best Agrolife Ltd (BAL), a manufacturer of speciality and patented agrochemicals in India, has announced registration of two innovative formulations. The group has been granted 9(3) formulation indigenous manufacture (FIM) registration from CIB &...

FSSAI increases pesticide residue levels in herbs, spices

FSSAI, India’s apex food safety regulator agreed to a ten-fold increase in the maximum level of pesticide residue allowed in spices and herbs. It will be applicable in cases where the limits are not defined in Indian or international regulations. The default limit for...

eCommerce websites told to remove Bournvita from health drink category

Bournvita which is widely consumed along with milk, will no longer be considered a healthy drink. The central government has sent a notice to all eCommerce companies ordering them to stop listing drinks and...

Added sugar in Nestle’s baby food in Asian, African countries

Nestlé’s products for babies in Asia, Africa and Latin America were found to contain added sugars, while the same products sold in Europe did not, according to a recent report by a Swiss NGO,...

Govt, FSSAI directive to eCom sites on ‘health drinks’

The government has asked all eCommerce companies to remove drinks and beverages, including Bournvita, from the health drinks category from their portals. The order comes days after the Food Safety and Standards Authority of...

FSSAI unveils action plan on anti-microbial resistance

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India's (FSSAI) central advisory committee (CAC) unveiled an action plan on anti-microbial resistance during its 43rd CAC meeting in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu recently. During the meeting, deliberations were...

FSSAI training for state bhawans, government canteens

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is providing training to food handlers at all state bhawans and canteens of government offices located in the national capital as part of its endeavor...

Tackling counterfeits via authentication and technology

At the maiden IntraPac India 2024 show in Greater Noida, a collaborative conference of the Authentication Solution Providers Association (ASPA) and the Indian Printing Packaging & Allied Machinery Manufacturing Association (IPAMA) put the spotlight...

Food waste: 1 billion meals squandered a day in 2022, says UN

Sample this. In 2022, 783 million people were affected by hunger and a third of humanity faced food insecurity. In the same year, households across all continents wasted over 1 billion meals a day,...
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