FSSAI issues direction regarding extension of provision of Provisional NOC to other imported food products

Apr 21, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


Commercial Compliance

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on April 16, 2020, issues direction in order to extend the provision of Provisional NOC (P-NOC) to other imported food products due to COVID-19 pandemic. The consignments of imported Crude oils (edible grade) and food grains, the importer shall declare and submit the undertaking or declaration in the Form prescribed in the Annexure (Page 3) to the concerned Authorised Officer to further facilitate trade during lockdown. The officers are directed to carry out visual inspection and issue Provisional No objection Certificate (P-NOC) without waiting for the analysis report from the laboratory. On receipt of analysis report from the laboratory, the Authorised Officer shall issue the final No Objection Certificate as per the FSSAI standards.

This direction shall be valid till May 30, 2020.

[Direction No. 1-1771/FSSAI/Imports/2018]

 


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