Iodization of Salts Food Regulation 2023

Sri Lanka Issues Iodization of Salts Food Regulation 2023

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Posted By: Rolando Rao

On August 15th, 2023, Sri Lanka’s Department of Government Printing published a notification on the “Food (Iodization of Salt) Regulations 2023” per Section 32 of the Food Act, No. 26 of 1980. 

The scientific document summarizes the following key points: 

  • The regulation provides specifications on the granularity of iodized and non-iodized food-grade salts;
  • Establishes standards for the physical, chemical, and heavy metal limits;
  • The packaging and labeling instructions have been clearly outlined; 
  • Certificates of registration for manufacturing, distributions, etc. are provided under various schedules.

All the Food business operators are required to comply with the provisions of the regulations. 

The regulation will be effective from January 01st, 2024. 

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