As per the Direction under Section 16(5) of the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006-reg, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has operationalized the standards of Crude Corn (Maize) oil.
FSSAI has notified the draft FSS (Food Product Standards and Food Additives) Amendment Regulations 2022 relating to the standards of Crude Corn(maize) Oil significantly in exercise of the power conferred under Section 92 of the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006.
This draft amendment regulation has been notified on the FSSAI website on 31.05.2022 for public comments. In order to allow FBOs to import the crude corn oil, FSSAI has decided to operationalize the following provision of the above-mentioned proposed draft amendment with immediate effect:
(e) after sub-regulation 2.2.8 relating to PEROXIDE VALUE OF OILS AND FATS ,the following sub-regulations shall be inserted namely. 2.2.9. CRUDE SOLVENT EXTRACTED CORN (MAIZE) OIL
This has been issued with the approval of the competent authority in the exercise of the power vested under Section 18(2)(d) read with 16(5) of the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006.