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Desist from making food fortification compulsory: SJM to FSSAI

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The RSS-affiliated Swadeshi Jagran said today that safety regulator FSSAI should desist from making fortification mandatory of packaged as it will favour only few selected multi-national firms.

The FSSAI is making efforts to make it mandatory that all packaged food should be fortified by Vitamin A and D. It will only help the cartel of international Vitamin companies, SJM co-convener said.

In place of focusing the fundamental duty as per the FSSAI Act, the authority was now more keen to please the donors and sponsors of their activities which are not directed towards the mandate of the law, he further said.

The SJM alleged that FSSAI is allowing flooding of unauthorised and banned in the country.

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First Published: Sun, August 19 2018. 21:25 IST