FSSAI sets up panel to finalise laws on food fortification

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has set up a 11 member scientific panel to frame final regulations on fortification of foods and prepare strategies to address malnutrition problem.

Fortification means deliberately adding or increasing the content of essential micro nutrients in food items to improve quality.
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has already issued the draft guidelines on fortification for five food items including salt, milk, wheat flour, rice and edible oil to boost production and consumption of fortified foods. So, let’s discuss some questions related to this post:
Q1. What is the full form of FSSAI?
Ans1. The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
Source- The Hindu

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