“AD-HOC” INSTRUCTIONS ON THE IMPORTED FOOD CLEARANCE

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Posted on: 25 Jan 2012

On January 5, 2012 the FSSAI published “ad-hoc instructions related to imported food clearance process by FSSAI’s Authorized Officers regarding date of manufacture and batch number.” The FSSAI expects

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: 1/12/2012 GAIN Report Number: IN2002 India Post: New Delhi FSSAI PUBLISHES “AD-HOC” INSTRUCTIONS ON THE IMPORTED FOOD CLEARANCE Report Categories: Sanitary/Phytosanitary/Food Safety Approved By: David Leishman Prepared By: Ritambhara Singh Report Highlights: On October 13, 2011 the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) published “ad-hoc guidelines related to imported food clearance process by FSSAI’s Authorized Officers.” On January 5, 2012 the FSSAI published “ad-hoc instructions related to imported food clearance process by FSSAI’s Authorized Officers regarding date of manufacture and batch number.” The FSSAI expects that these guidelines/instructions will facilitate trade, while at the same time, ensure the safety of imported food products. 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 of October 13, 2011: Please see the next page for guidelines. Source: FSSAI Instructions of January 5, 2012: Please see the next page for instructions. Source: FSSAI
Posted: 25 January 2012

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