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Fibre/Dietary Fibre Label Claim
Fibre/Dietary fibre or roughage is the indigestible portion of food derived from plants. It is composed of soluble and insoluble fibres.
Crude Fibre Content
Fibre/Dietary fibre is composed of soluble and insoluble fibres. Crude fibre does not dissolve in acid and alkali treatment when tested in the laboratory. The treatment dissolves all the soluble and some of the insoluble fibres in food. As per FSS Regulations, the crude fibre content should not be more than 2% on dry basis.
As per FSS Regulations, lead in oats shall not be more than 2.5 ppm (for ‘foods not specified’ category).
Ash is the portion of food that remains after it is burned at very high temperatures. It also indicates dirt and dust remaining in the product. As per FSS Regulations, total ash content in oats shall not be more than 2.0 per cent on dry basis.
The material shall be packed in clean, sound, dry, and airtight containers made of tinplate, food-grade plastics, or any other non-toxic packing material that may be covered with a moisture proof film, waxed paper, or moisture-proof laminates. The inner layer coming in contact with the oats shall be of food-grade quality or coated paper.
The following information shall be clearly and indelibly marked on the label of each container/packet:
As per Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011, every package shall bear the name, address, telephone number, and email address, if available, of the person who can be – or the office that can be – contacted in case of consumer complaints.