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FOOD SAFETY AND STANDARDS AUTHORITY OF INDIA
NOTIFICATION
New Delhi, the 27th December, 2021

F. No. M&MP/Notification(05)/FSSAI-2019.-Whereas the draft Food Safety and Standards (Food Products
Standards and Food Additives) Amendment Regulations, 2020, were published as required by sub-section (1) of
section 92 of the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 (34 of 2006), vide notification of the Food Safety and
Standards Authority of India number F. No. M&MP/Notification (05)/FSSAI-2019, dated the 21st July, 2020, in the
Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part III, Section 4, inviting objections and suggestions from the persons likely to be
affected thereby, before the expiry of the period of sixty days from the date on which the copies of the Official Gazette
containing the said notification were made available to the public;
And whereas the copies of the said Gazette were made available to the public on the 30th July, 2020;
And whereas the objections and suggestions received from the public in respect of the said draft regulations
have been considered by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India;
Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by clause (e) of sub-section (2) of section 92 read with section 16
of the said Act, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India hereby makes the following regulations further to
amend the Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Regulations, 2011, namely:-
Regulations

  1. Short title and commencement.- (1) These regulations may be called the Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Sixth Amendment Regulations, 2021.
    (2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette and Food Business Operator
    shall comply with all the provisions of these regulations by 1st July,2022 except for fatty acid contents for ghee
    which shall come into force after two years of the publication of these regulations in the Official Gazette.
  2. In the Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Regulations, 2011 in regulation 2.1-,
    (1) in sub-regulation 2.1.1 related to the General Standards for Milk and Milk Products,
    (i) in item 1, after sub-item (a), following shall be inserted, namely:-
    ―(aa) Analogue in the dairy context, as referred to in the Regulation 2.1, means a product in which constituents
    not derived from milk take the place, in part or in whole, of any milk constituent(s) and the final product
    resembles, organoleptically and/or functionally, milk or milk product or composite milk product as defined
    in these regulations.‖
    Note: The admixtures of certain dairy products and other ingredients not exclusively derived from milk, sale of
    which are prohibited as per Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restriction on Sales) Regulations, 2011
    are excluded from this definition.‖;
    (ii) in item 3, sub-item (f), following shall be inserted at the end of clause (i), namely:-
    ―Provided that for the purpose of these Regulations, ‗Analogues in the dairy context‘ are not considered
    milk, milk products or composite milk products as defined in these regulations.‖;
    (iii) in item 3, sub-item (f), clause (ii), following shall be added in the first paragraph after the word ‗one or more
    of these products‘
    ―unless provided otherwise in these regulations or other relevant regulations established by the Food
    Authority:‖;
    (iv) in item 5, relating to labeling of pre-packaged foods, after the existing text, following shall be inserted,
    namely:-
    (a) ―All milk and milk products, including composite milk products, as defined in sub-item b, e, f, h and i of item
    1 of this sub-regulation shall exclusively use the following logo on the product label.
Pure dairy products logo

(b) Following declaration shall be made on the label of ‗Analogues in the dairy context‘, in close proximity of
the name of the product, namely:
―(a) In respect of each such constituent not derived from milk that takes place of a milk constituent in the
product:
―Contains ………………..‖
Blank to be filled with name of the constituent including the source
(b) In respect of each such milk constituent whose place is fully taken over by a constituent not derived from
milk in the product:
―Contains no milk ……………….‖
Blank to be filled with name of the constituent”

Source : FSSAI Gazette notification 27th Dec 2021