SILVER LEAF (Chandi-ka-warq) food grade regulations from 01.08.2017

By | July 17, 2016
(Last Updated On: July 17, 2016)

MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE

(Food Safety and Standards Authority of India)

NOTIFICATION

New Delhi, the 15th July, 2016

F. No. 1-12/Standards/SP (Sweets, Confectionery)/FSSAI-2015.— Whereas the draft Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Amendment Regulations, 2016, 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. 1-12/Standards/SP (Sweets, Confectionery)/FSSAI-2015, dated the 19th April, 2016, 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 thirty 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 27th April, 2016;

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) Fifth Amendment Regulations, 2016.

(2) They shall come into force on or after 1st August, 2017.

2. In the Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Regulations, 2011, in regulation 2.11, for sub-regulation 2.11.4, the following sub-regulation shall be substituted, namely:-

“2.11.4 SILVER LEAF (Chandi-ka-warq): food grade shall,-

(i) be in the form of sheet of uniform thickness, free from creases and folds;

(ii) have weight of silver foil upto 2.8 gm/Sq meter;

(iii) have silver content of minimum 999/1000 fineness;

(iv) not be manufactured using any material of animal origin at any stage;

(v) be in accordance with the provisions of the Food Safety and Standards (Contaminants, Toxins and Residues) Regulations, 2011 and the Food Safety and Standards (Packaging and Labelling), Regulations, 2011”.

[F. No. 1-12/Standards/SP (Sweets, Confectionery)/FSSAI-2015]

ASHISH BAHUGUNA, Chief Executive Officer

Note : The principal regulations were published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part III, Section 4, vide notification number F. No. 2-15015/30/2010, dated the 1st August, 2011 and subsequently amended vide the following notification numbers:-

(i) F. No. 4/15015/30/2011, dated the 7th June, 2013; (ii) F. No. P.15014/1/2011-PFA/FSSAI, dated the 27th June, 2013; (iii) F. No. 5/15015/30/2012, dated the 12th July, 2013; (iv) F. No. P.15025/262/13-PA/FSSAI dated the 5th December, 2014; (v) F. No.1-83F/Sci.Pan-Noti/FSSAI-2012 dated the 17th February, 2015; (vi) F. No. 4/15015/30/2011, dated the 4th August, 2015; (vii) F. No P. 15025/263/13-PA/FSSAI, dated the 4th November, 2015; (viii) F. No. P.15025/264/13-PA/FSSAI, dated the 4th November, 2015; (ix) F. No. 7/15015/30/2012, dated the 13th November, 2015; (x) F. No. P.15025/208/2013-PA/FSSAI, dated the 13th November, 2015; (xi) F. No P.15025/261/2013-PA/FSSAI, dated the 13th November, 2015 ; (xii) F. No. 1-10(1)/Standards/SP(Fish and Fisheries Products)/FSSAI-2013, dated the 11th January, 2016 (xiii) No. 3-16/ Specified Foods/Notification(Food Additive)/FSSAI-2014, dated the 3rd May, 2016 ; (xiv) F. No. 15-03/Enf/FSSAI/2014, dated 14th June, 2016 and (xv) No. 3-14F/Notification (Nutraceuticals) /FSSAI-2013, dated the 13th July, 2016.

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