Draft Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restrictions on sales) Amendment Regulations, 2020 related to incidental occurring of Khesari dal in grams/pulses

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on July 23, 2020 has issued the draft Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Amendment Regulations, 2020 to further amend Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restrictions on Sales) Regulations, 2011. A new Regulation 2.2.2 has been inserted which specifies the restriction on use of certain ingredient, which states, “Notwithstanding the condition at 2.2.1, the maximum allowed limits for any incidentally occurring Khesari dal in grams or pulses shall be not more than 2% including other edible grains”.