Ever wondered how many calories that bowl of Kosha Mangsho or Pongal contains? Or, if that decadent Belgian Chocolate Truffle Cake is gluten-free? Now, normally, a restaurant menu wouldn't give you all that information (unless you're at a Michelin-star restaurant, and perhaps even not there). However, the FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India) is changing all of that soon enough.
Following the FSSAI's suspension of licences of 15 food business operators, here is a rundown on what the new regulations mean for e-commerce aggregators like Zomato and Swiggy, and dine-in restaurants.
What it means:
These new FSSAI regulations are a step towards the promotion of public health, enabling consumers to make informed dietary choices and practices.
Basically, the next time you're at a restaurant, scratching your head over whether or not to eat that bowl of Seafood Khao Suey, take a (second) look at the menu.