FSSAI extends the deadline to display “best before date” in sweets till 01-08-2020

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) vide an order that 21st May 2020 has extended the deadline for enforcement of mandatory display of “Date of manufacturing” or “Best Before Date” on non-packaged loose sweets till 1st August 2020.

Earlier,the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) vide an order dated 24th February 2020 has directed that it is mandatory for all sweet shops to display the “Date of manufacturing” or “Best Before Date” of non-packaged sweets at their display counters from 1st June 2020. 

But as the businesses are facing challenges due to the COVID-19 lockdown, FSSAI has decided to extend the date of enforcement of the above-mentioned order to 1st August 2020 instead of 1st June 2020.

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