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Centre mulls setting up standards for alcoholic beverages

New Delhi, May 3 (PTI) The Centre is planning to fix quality standards for alcoholic beverages, including beer and whisky, the Rajya Sabha was informed today.
“The draft on the standards for alcoholic beverages was approved by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India in its meeting held on September 9 last year and has been notified to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Technical Barriers to trade and WTO Sanitary and Photo Sanitation members countries,” Union Health Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda in a written reply said.
“This will be finalised after examination of the comments and suggestions received from the stakeholders,” Nadda said.

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