August 15, 2020

Deadline to show ‘finest earlier than’, mfg date for unfastened sweets prolonged until Oct 1: FSSAI

Meals security regulator FSSAI on Friday prolonged by two months until October 1 the deadline for conventional candy makers to show the ‘finest earlier than’ and manufacturing date of non-packaged sweets. The Meals Security and Requirements Authority of India (FSSAI) had issued an order on this regard in February and later prolonged the deadline until August 1.

“In view of disruption and lockdown attributable to COVID-19 pandemic and illustration obtained from sweets affiliation and stakeholders, it has been determined to provide a closing extension to the date of enforcement for show of ‘Date of producing’ and ‘Finest earlier than use’ from August 1 to October 1, 2020,” the FSSAI mentioned. Throughout this era, sweets associations are suggested to sensitise and construct capability of their members to implement the order from October 1, it added.