Government has issued new rules regarding menu cards of hotels and restaurants, it is necessary to give information about nutritional value of food

There will be major changes in hotels and restaurants

India’s food safety regulator has taken an important step and formulated a rule for menu labeling. In which hotels and restaurants will be required to give information about the nutritional value of food in the menu card.

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    December 15, 2020, 2:02 PM IS

new Delhi. The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has formulated an important step in menu labeling. Under which it is now necessary to write the nutritional value of the food in the menu card of the restaurant. This will allow you to know how many calories are in your food. Not only this, while labeling the menu, the amount of nutrient also has to be written. The Government of India has released a new labeling and display regulation. Accordingly, this will apply to restaurants with more than 10 chains. The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India had been trying to fix the leveling regulations for a long time. It has now been notified.

New rule will apply to restaurants with more than 10 branches

Please tell that this new rule of FSSAI will apply to restaurants with more than 10 chains. Accordingly, it has become necessary for companies running a central license or running restaurants in more than ten places to provide calorie information in their menu cards. Also, in the menu card, it has to be written that how much quantity of calories is sufficient for which person.

According to this notification of the Government of India, it has become necessary to give information about the nutritional value of the item along with the menu card, display board or booklet. Food chains that sell pizza, burgers such as Pizza Hut, Domino’s, McDonald’s, etc. also have to tell about the calories of their food items. Along with this, hotels and big restaurants will also have to write on their menu how many calories are present in the food item.Also read: Mrs Bectors Food’s IPO will open today, will get a chance to earn, know everything about it before subscribing

A 100 gram burger has 295 calories

A 100 gram pizza has 260 calories while a hundred gram burger has 295 calories. An average active adult person needs 2000 calories of energy daily, the calorie needs of people may vary according to work. In this way, by writing their nutrition value on every food item, it will be known how much calories can be taken.

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