Direction under Section 18 (2) (d) read with Section 16(5) of Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 regarding operationlization of the Food Safety and Standards Amendment Regulations, 2020

The Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restrictions on sales) Regulations, 2011 was notified on 01.08.2011 wherein the regulation 2.2 specifies "Restriction on use of certain ingredient" particularly on Khesari Grm/dal. A representation was received from the State of Madhya Pradesh with regards to the issue of allowing 2% of Khesari dal in procurement of grams/pulses.