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FSSAI to test honey samples to revise standards

24,August, 2016
 

Sources Around 10 market samples will be collected by FSSAI from 5 major players in distribution and manufacture of honey namely, Dabur, Patanjali, Baidyanath, Khadi and Himalayan.

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is going to test honey samples on 21 parameters which have been set by a scientific panel.

The data so generated will be used to revise standards. Around 10 market samples will be collected by FSSAI from 5 major players in distribution and manufacture of honey namely, Dabur , Patanjali, Baidyanath, Khadi and Himalayan.

FSSAI will collaborate with the National Bee Board for collection of the honey samples.

The data generated will be tested on additional parameters for adulteration.

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