Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)

  • 20 Apr 2024

On 19th April 2024, Consumer Affairs Ministry requests FSSAI investigation following global report alleging higher sugar content in Nestle Cerelac baby cereals sold in India.

  • Consumer Affairs Ministry asks FSSAI to investigate sugar content in Nestle Cerelac baby cereals.
  • Global report alleges higher sugar levels in products sold in South Asian countries, including India.
  • Letter to FSSAI highlights concerns over health implications for infants and young children.
  • Nestle India denies compromise on compliance, citing reduction in added sugar over the past five years.
  • NCPCR issues notice to FSSAI, emphasizing the importance of food safety standards.
  • Report reveals disparities in sugar content among Nestle Cerelac products sold in different countries.