INDIA’S FOOD INDUSTRY FACES TOUGHER LABELLING LAWS FOR HEALTH CLAIMS April 1st, 2012
BY RAGHAVENDRA VERMA, IN NEW DELHI TOUGHER controls on health claims made by Indian food companies on product labels are expected to come into force within the next six months, according to Dr B Sesikeran, chairman of the labelling and claims/advertisement panel at the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India. "We have finished the draft and the next meeting of the panel will take place within this month," Sesikeran told just-food. "Once that is done the draft will be put up on the web for public comments; a process that would take another few ...
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