per cent by mass (on dry basis). Low ash content is good for consumers.
As per FSS Regulations, lead in cornflakes shall not be more than 2.5 ppm (for ‘foods not specified’ category)
Cornflakes shall be packed in high-density polyethylene bags alone or they shall be first packed in high-density polyethylene bags, properly sealed, and then placed in cardboard cartons. As per Indian Standard, the bags used for packing cornflakes shall be made of 300 gauge high-density polyethylene of thickness 0.075 mm.
The following particulars shall be marked/labelled on each pack: a) Name of material and trademark, if any b) Name and address of manufacturer c) Batch or code number d) Net weight e) Date of manufacture f) Nutritional information g) MRP h) FSSAI license number i) The words ‘Best before’ (date to be given by
manufacturer) j) Customer-care details k) Logo indicating ‘vegetarian’ status
The unit price gives a fair idea about the cheapest and costliest brands.