FSSAI guidelines regarding date of manufacture

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Posted on: 23 Apr 2012

On March 23, 2012, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) published Ad-hoc instructions related to imported food clearance process.

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: 4/13/2012 GAIN Report Number: IN2051 India Post: New Delhi FSSAI guidelines regarding date of manufacture and batch number Report Categories: Exporter Guide Sanitary/Phytosanitary/Food Safety FAIRS Subject Report Product Brief Approved By: David Leishman Prepared By: Radha Mani Report Highlights: On March 23, 2012, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) published ?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 extended from March 3, 2012 for another three months or till further orders, whichever is earlier. This is in continuation to the Ad-hoc instructions issued by FSSAI on January 5, 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: Both the text dated March 23 and January 5, 2012 are given below. March 23, 2012 Source: FSSAI, March 23, 2012 January 5, 2012: Source: FSSAI, Jan 5, 2012
Posted: 23 April 2012

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