No sale of junk food within 50 metres of school campus: FSSAI
Food & Beverages Processing|September 2020
With the aim to ensure safe and wholesome food for schoolchildren, Arun Singhal, CEO of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), the country’s top food regulator, has restricted the sale of junk and unhealthy food in canteens of schools and other educational institutions.

Besides this, the food regulator has prohibited the sale and advertisement of unhealthy food within 50 metres of the school premises. In a first of its kind, the FSSAI is bringing the new principle regulation-- under the Food Safety and Standard Act which aims to provide a safe, nutritious and healthy diet for schoolchildren.

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