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FOOD LABEL a Necessity

How many   times have you doubted the quality of the food products lying on the shelves of the supermarket   say for example how can the consumer judge if the product sold is as per the regulations or if its doesn’t contain any allergens ,   harmful adulterants or a additive that may be deteriorate  to the human health . Well to ensure the full transparency of the food products FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India; as on 13 December 2016) made the nutrition declaration on packaged product mandatory. While providing the nutritional information the declaration needs to consists of: -the energy value -the amounts of carbohydrates, Protein, Fats, Sugar and salt present in the commodity - Any potential allergens Along with this compulsory nutritional information the information regarding - mono saturates - poly saturates -starch - fiber -vitamins and minerals Can be supplemented. Once the mandatory and supplementing nutrients are declared no oth