Articles by Disha Manjhi

Disha Manjhi is Senior Associate Consultant at Food Safety Works, a food safety consulting company based out of Bangalore, which helps implement Food Safety Management Systems for companies in the food business.

In the spirit of what Benjamin Franklin once said – “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” – the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) released a draft notification on June 27 2019 seeking to place a mandate on packaged food companies to label high fat, high sugar and high salt content on the front of the package, using a traffic light signalling system. The overall objective is to let consumers make an informed choice. One of the most notable points in the draft rules relates to the Front-of-Pack (FoP) labelling; in particular, a ‘red-coloured’…

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