FSSAI Additional Advisory on Product Approval Procedure

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Posted on: 20 May 2012

On May 2, 2012, The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) published an additional advisory regarding product approval procedures for products and ingredients.

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: 5/11/2012 GAIN Report Number: IN2068 India Post: New Delhi FSSAI Additional Advisory on Product Approval Procedure Report Categories: Exporter Guide Sanitary/Phytosanitary/Food Safety FAIRS Subject Report Product Brief Approved By: David Leishman Prepared By: Ritambhara Singh Report Highlights: On May 2, 2012, The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) published an additional advisory regarding product approval procedures for products and ingredients. If a new product or ingredient has not yet been assessed for safety concerns, it will not receive a provisional “No Objection Certificate” (NOC), but rather will be referred for approval to the scientific panels/scientific committees of the FSSAI. General Information: This report summarizes the additional advisory issued by FSSAI for approval of products/ ingredient. 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. Please refer GAIN IN2053 on ‘FSSAI introduces product approval procedure in India’, and GAIN IN2054 on ‘Approval procedure of manufactured or imported proprietary products’ Regarding additional Advisory regarding product approval procedure: Please see the below notification from the FSSAI for details. The advisory is also available online and can be accessed at: http://fssai.gov.in/Portals/0/Pdf/Advisories(02-05-2012).pdf
Posted: 20 May 2012

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