For the first time in India, authorities have set a regulatory standard for Basmati rice. The rice, also used in Biryani, shall possess natural fragrance characteristic of basmati rice and be free from artificial colouring, polishing agents and artificial fragrances.
Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has notified the comprehensive regulatory standards for the rice which will be enforced from Aug 1, 2023. The Government of India notified this on Thursday.
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