Draft Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restriction on sales) Amendment Regulations, 2019

Mar 18, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has published a draft of Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restriction on sales) Amendment Regulations, 2019 in order to further amend the Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restriction on sales) Regulations, 2011.

The Draft Regulation is published to inform all the persons likely to be affected thereby and notice is given that the draft regulations shall be taken into consideration after the expiry of the period of thirty days from the date on which copies of the Official Gazette in which the notification is published are made available to the public that is March 15, 2019.

The following amendments in the Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restriction on sales) Regulations, 2011, are as under:

Under Regulation 2.3 which specifies the prohibition and restriction on sale of certain products:

•Sub-regulations 2.3.2, 2.3.9 and 2.3.10 will be omitted;

Under Sub-regulation 2.3.14 after clause (20), following proviso shall be inserted namely:

•Provided further that the Food Authority may dispense with the requirement of certification specified under clause (4), (5), (17) and (18) for imported food products.

The objections or suggestions, if any, may be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, FSSAI, Food and Drug Administration Bhawan, Kotla Road, New Delhi- 110002 or sent on email at [email protected] 

The Draft Regulations will come into force on the date of their final publication in the official Gazette.

[Notification No. Stds/Agmark-BIS/02/FSSAI-2018]

Click here to download the Notification.

 


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