FSSAI draft guidelines for food testing laboratories

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Posted on: 18 Sep 2012

On September 4, 2012, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) released a draft “Guidelines for Recognition of Food Testing Laboratories.”

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: 9/6/2012 GAIN Report Number: IN2117 India Post: New Delhi FSSAI draft guidelines for recognition of food testing laboratories Report Categories: FAIRS Subject Report Sanitary/Phytosanitary/Food Safety Exporter Guide Product Brief Approved By: David Leishman Prepared By: Radha Mani Report Highlights: On September 4, 2012, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) released a draft “Guidelines for Recognition of Food Testing Laboratories.” General Information: Introduction: On September 4, 2012, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) released a draft “Guidelines for Recognition of Food Testing Laboratories.” These guidelines have been prepared by FSSAI to accredit laboratories which are technically competent and have implemented or are implementing Laboratory Quality Management Systems following International Standard ISO 17025. The guidelines also provide the technical criteria for official recognition of accredited laboratories. The draft - “Guidelines for Recognition of Food Testing Laboratories”, is also available on FSSAI’s website: FSSAI Guidelines .
Posted: 18 September 2012

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