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FSSAI guidelines on labeling packaged food products face speed bumps

Companies are now proposing a two-color labelling, instead of the proposed tricolour method

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Arnab Dutta New Delhi
The upcoming draft norms from the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), proposing a tricolour labelling, is facing several speed bumps that may delay the process. From outright opposition against the proposal for simplifying health quotient of food and beverages through colour coding to suggestions for technical alterations, the draft guidelines are facing a bunch of challenges.

While both regional players and large multinational corporations (MNCs) have suggested amendments to the proposed norms, it is the wide gap between their demands that has further vitiated the process. The regional players are outrightly opposed to the idea, while MNCs

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First Published: Jun 27 2019 | 8:30 PM IST

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