FOR GeneRaL QUaLITIes
Marking/Labelling The following details shall be marked on each pack: a) Name of manufacturer/marketer/importer b) Batch number, month and year of manufacture c) Net quantity d) The statement that the product is ‘free from
argemone oil’ e) Nutritional information f) The words ‘best before’ (month and year) g) Maximum retail price (MRP) All brands have given the necessary information on their packs. All the brands have mentioned nutritional values of the groundnut oil on their packaging. Packing The groundnut oil should be packed in food-grade material that does not affect the properties of the oil and at the same time maintains the shelf life of the product. As far as possible, the product shall be either in such packages that can be recycled or packed in reusable and/or biodegradable materials. • Most of the brands were in polypack or plastic bottle of one-litre capacity. Dhara was in Tetra Pak.