WHAT ARE THE PROHIBITIONS UNDER THE FOOD SAFETY AND STANDARDS ACT, 2006 IN INDIA? - SSRANA

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WHAT ARE THE PROHIBITIONS UNDER THE FOOD SAFETY AND STANDARDS ACT, 2006 IN INDIA?

The prohibitions under the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 are:

  • No person shall manufacture, store, sell or distribute
  • any adulterated food,
  • any misbranded food,
  • food articles to be sold under licence without fulfilling the conditions of the licence,
  • any food article the sale of which is prohibited by the Food (Health) Authority in the interest of public health,
  • any food article in contravention of any other provision of the Act or the Rules, (see ‘Conditions for Sale’)
  • any adulterant.
  • The package, label or the advertisement of edible oils and fats shall not use the expressions Super-Refined, Extra-Refined, Micro-Refined, Double-Refined, Ultra-Refined, Anti-Cholesterol, Cholesterol Fighter, Soothing to Heart, Cholesterol Friendly, Saturated Fat Free or such other expressions which are exaggerations of the quality of the product.
  • Prohibition on Sale of Certain Admixtures
  • Prohibition on Use of Acetylene Gasp
  • Prohibition on Sale of Food Articles Coated with Mineral Oil
  • Prohibition on Sale of Admixtures of Ghee or Butter

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