Import of Organic Foods under Food safety and Standards (Organic Foods) Regulations, 2017

Aug 29, 2018 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), in continuation to the earlier order dated July 25, 2018, for imported organic food consignments, has decided to extend the period for the use of non-detachable sticker with respect of FSSAI's organic logo as required under Regulation 5(1) of Food Safety and Standards (Organic Foods) Regulations, 2017, up to December 31, 2018.

The import consignments claimed as organic food items, which were exported prior to August 31, 2018 may also be given relaxation for compliance to FSS (Organic Foods) Regulations, 2017. Further, all other conditions will remain same as mentioned in earlier order dated July 25, 2018 and directions dated June 29, 2018.

The copy of previous orders and notification are enclosed in this order at the link provided below.

[File No. 1-1770/FSSAI/Imports/2018]

URL: https://fssai.gov.in/dam/jcr:506a4392-fc34-499e-b24c-c65f04141b9c/Order_Organic_Food_Import_28_08_2018.pdf


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