- On Aug. 8, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) approved the use of lecithin (as an emulsifying agent) in follow-on formula pending the release of the final standard
- At the end of July, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India published two directions to regulate nutritional fortification substances.
- India has banned the use of 14 food ingredients in functional food (health food) and other related food products with immediate effect.
- On 22ndMay, India FSSAI decided to expand the list of rectifiable labelling information for imported food.
- On March 22nd, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India announced the update of infant milk substitute and bakery products GMP provisions.
- On March 7, 2018, India FSSAI drafted new standards on Milk Protein Concentrates, Whey Protein Concentrates as well as Colostrum and its products.
- India has amended the requirement relating to shelf life of imported product at the time of port clearance and also stressed that potassium bromate is not allowed to be used as a food additive
- Edible vegetable oil fortified with Vitamin A or Vitamin D can use a fortification claim on the label.