Can FSSAI’s new bold labels transform India’s eating habits?

Experts demanded more definitive warning systems to make people aware of the contents of packaged food items.

BySouth First Desk

Published Jul 07, 2024 | 6:45 PMUpdatedJul 07, 2024 | 6:45 PM

FSSAI labels

The FSSAI approved a proposal to display nutritional information, including total sugar, salt and saturated fat content, in bold letters on the labels of packaged foods. The regulatory body approved amendments to the Food Safety and Standards (Labelling and Display) Regulations, 2020. However, experts are concerned whether this move would be enough to make people aware of the contents of packaged food items.

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