Review of Standards of food products and additives under Food Safety and Standards(FPS&FA), Regulations, 2011

The standards for food products and additives have been prescribed in the Food Safety and Standards (Food Product Standards and Food Additives) Regulations, 2011. These standards are substantially the same as were notified under the Prevention of Food Adulteration Rules 1955 which got repealed on 5th August, 2011. The standards have evolved over a period of time on the basis of contemporary data, scientific development and various other factors impinging on safety of the products and health of the consumer.