India: FAIRS Country Report

The Government of India’s (GOI) Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) issued multiple amendments for regulations related to food imports, food additives, standards, contaminants, toxins, labeling and packaging in calendar year (CY) 2017. The Ministry of Agriculture (MinAg) notified Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for traceability of import bovine germplasm, amended the import requirements for poultry and poultry products, and initiated the issuance of digital phyto-sanitary certificates. The Ministry of Commerce and Industry amended the import policy of various animal products classified in chapters 41 and 43 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule.

India: FAIRS Country Report