India: New Directives on Organic Foods Regulations Benefit Small Producers

The Government of India’s Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) published a directive related to the Food Safety and Standards (Organic Foods) Regulations, 2017. Based on representations received from stakeholders, FSSAI re-examined the provisions of the regulations and revised them to be ‘Enabling Regulations’ rather than for prosecution. This approach by FSSAI is expected to build confidence and provide a producer-friendly environment to small organic producers. 

India: New Directives on Organic Foods Regulations Benefit Small Producers