India: India Confirms Prunes Not Subject to the non-Genetically Modified cum Genetically-Modified-Free Status Certificate Requirement

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   IN2021-0052

FAS New Delhi (Post) secured confirmation from the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India that prunes from plums (Prunus domestica) are a processed food product (dried fruit), and as such are not subject to the non-Genetically Modified (GM) cum GM-Free status certificate requirement. Industry’s concerns for clarification necessitated post’s outreach. U.S.-origin prune exports to India reached nearly $4 million in 2020.

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