On January 11, 2022, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry announced that India and the United States agreed to a framework that will implement market access for agricultural products from both countries. Among the successes, India agreed to finalize the mutually agreed export certificate to allow the importation of U.S. pork and pork products.
On January 11, 2021, the Indian Ministry of Commerce and Industry announced that India and the United States agreed to a framework that will implement market access for agricultural products from both countries.
On January 11, 2021, the Indian Ministry of Commerce and Industry announced that India and the United States agreed to a framework that will implement market access for a number agricultural products from both countries.
On December 27, 2021, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare/Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) issued Notification No. F. No. Std/SP-08/A-1.2020/N-03 (see, Appendix I). The notification, was published in the Gazette of India (official gazette) on December 27, 2021, notifying draft amendments to the Food Safety and Standards (Advertising and Claims) Regulations (2018).
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India: FAIRS Country Report Annual

In calendar year (2021), important food safety related notifications published by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), included: (i) Food Safety and Standards (Vegan Foods) Regulations (2021); (ii) Food Safety and Standards (Ayurveda Aahar) Regulations (2021); (iii) Food Safety and Standards (Genetically Modified or Engineered Foods) Regulations (2021); (iv) Implementation date extension for Food Safety and Standards (Labeling and Display) Regulations; and (v) Finalization of Amendments in the Food Safety and Standards (Import) Regulations (2017), relating to registration and inspection of foreign food manufacturing facilities.
On December 27, 2021, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare/Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) issued Notification No. F. No. M&MP/Notification (05)/FSSAI-2019.
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India: Exporter Guide

Following the catastrophic second COVID-19 wave, India is set to regain its momentum and become the fastest-growing major economy in the world. Throughout the pandemic, Indian consumers have maintained high demand for imported food and agricultural products supported by a growing middle class with greater disposable income.
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India: FAIRS Export Certificate Report Annual

In 2021, the Indian government outlined general requirements for the import of dog and cat food products, including the requirement that a veterinary health certificate accompany each consignment.
On November 9, 2021, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) issued a directive clarifying that all imported consignments of alcoholic beverages bottled in origin and in bulk, containing more than ten percent alcohol with no expiry date will be issued a no-objection certificate (NOC) with a validity of 300 days.
On December 23, 2021, the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, through the Department of Food and Public Distribution, issued the “Soya Meal Stock Control Order, 2021.”
On December 14, 2021, the World Trade Organization (WTO) released its findings from the dispute panel initiated in August 2019 against India’s trade distorting sugar subsidies. The WTO report found that India’s subsidies violated its obligations under the multilateral agreement.
Since March 1, 2021, the Indian government’s Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has required a mandatory Non-Genetically Modified (GM) and GM-Free status certificate status for the 24 listed crops in its order.