Source: ETRetail.com, Aug 27, 2019
New Delhi: Food regulator FSSAI has framed a regulation to promote food donation by businesses and reduce wastage. “Food Authority has come up with the Food Safety and Standards (Recovery and Distribution of surplus food) Regulations, 2019, so as to provide a legitimate backup to the food donation in India,” the regulator said in a statement.
The purpose of these regulations is to establish a uniform national regulation to protect organizations and individuals when they donate food in good faith.
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) seeks to encourage the donation of food and grocery products to nonprofit organizations for distribution to needy individuals. Read the rest of this entry »