Ad-hoc instructions on imported food clearance process

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Posted on: 21 Aug 2012

The commencement period of the instructions have been further extended from June 15, 2012 for another three months or till further orders, whichever is earlier.

THIS REPORT CONTAINS ASSESSMENTS OF COMMODITY AND TRADE ISSUES MADE BY USDA STAFF AND NOT NECESSARILY STATEMENTS OF OFFICIAL U.S. GOVERNMENT POLICY Voluntary Public - Date: 8/8/2012 GAIN Report Number: IN2107 India Post: New Delhi Additional instructions on the date of manufacture and batch number Report Categories: Sanitary/Phytosanitary/Food Safety Exporter Guide FAIRS Subject Report Product Brief Approved By: David Leishman Prepared By: Radha Mani Report Highlights: On August 3, 2012, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) published additional “Ad-hoc instructions related to imported food clearance process by FSSAI’s Authorized Officers regarding the date of manufacture and batch number”. The commencement period of the instructions have been further extended from June 15, 2012 for another three months or till further orders, whichever is earlier. This is in continuation to the previous instruction issued by FSSAI on March 23, 2012. General Information: DISCLAIMER: The information contained in this report was retrieved from the following Government of India website http://www.fssai.gov.in/. The U.S. Government makes no claim of accuracy or authenticity. Guidelines: For details, please refer to GAIN Report IN2051. FSSAI text dated August 3, 2012 is given below.
Posted: 21 August 2012

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