FSSAI issues an Order for certificate of analysis for testing of imported proprietary foods

Oct 14, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on October 11, 2019 has ordered all the authorised officers of FSSAI and director and commissioner of Central Board of Excise & Customs (CBEC) in continuance to FSSAI Order dated August 22, 2019, that the certificate of analysis for testing of imported proprietary foods will be accepted only if it is issued by an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 17025 accredited lab of exporting country and shall be accompanied with consignment not more than three months old from date of despatch of exporting country. 

This aforesaid Order will come into effect from January 01, 2020.


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