FSSAI set to bring standards for fortified foods
Last Updated: 04-Feb-2018
FSSAI is set to introduce standards for fortifications on Fruit Juices, cereals, cereal-based foods and bakery products Safe foods will have a logo of declaration set by national food regulator, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). Standards are being set for consumer staples including salt, oil and milk. FSSAI has been driving largescale fortification of consumer staple foods such as wheat flour, rice, milk, oil and salt to combat widespread malnutrition in the country. Packaged foods makers across the world are working to supplement foods with healthier ingredients, not only under directives from governments but also to compete in categories with multiple players. Over the last one year, many food products have been fortified with minerals and vitamins like edible oil, noodles, soups etc.,