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Empowering consumers

The proposed food regulation will help them

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Business Standard Editorial Comment Mumbai

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In a welcome development last week, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) approved an amendment to the Food Safety and Standards (Labelling and Display) Regulations, 2020. Accordingly, packaged food items will display information regarding salt, total sugar, and saturated fat in a bold and relatively big font. It’s not that the bits of information are not available in packaged food, but they are often in small fonts, and hence easy to miss. The move, predictably, is to empower consumers to make informed decisions. The draft notification for the amendment would be put in the

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First Published: Jul 08 2024 | 9:45 PM IST

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