New Delhi The government on Thursday notified unified packaging standards for 19 FMCG products which prohibit companies from selling products in irregular sizes. According to a food and consumer affairs ministry notification, about 19 products, including baby food, biscuits, bread, cereals, pulses, coffee, tea, edible oil, milk power, flour, salt and soap would, henceforth, be sold in only prescribed packages.

FE was first to report in May on the government proposal prohibiting selling of FMCG products in irregular sizes such as like 65, 73, 85, 92, 175, 425 (gram or millilitre, whichever is applicable)