India: FSSAI Publishes Draft SOPs for Fixation of Pesticide MRLs

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   IN2021-0055

On April 9, 2021, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) published a draft guidance document – Standard Operating Procedures to Fix Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs) for Pesticides. This guidance document has not been notified to World Trade Organization (WTO) member countries for comments. However, the FSSAI is inviting comments from interested stakeholders within sixty days from the date of publication of the draft document on its website. This GAIN FAIRS report provides contact information for stakeholder comment submission, as well as a hyperlink to the draft guidance document – Standard Operating Procedures to Fix Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs) for Pesticides.

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