Imported items with less than 60% shelf life to be ousted: FSSAI

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | March 20, 2017 18:57 IST

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued a new regulation under which food items having less than 60% shelf life will not be allowed to enter the Indian market.

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued a new regulation under which food items having less than 60% shelf life will not be allowed to enter the Indian market.
 
Food Safety and Standards (Import) Regulation 2017,  has been notified by FSSAI making it compulsory for importers to obtain a license.
 
The period between the date of manufacture and the date of expiry as printed on the label is called the shelf life.

With an aim to streamline the process of clearance of imported goods with greater transparency, FSSAI has introduced this regulation.


These regulations lay down the procedure for clearance of food products imported into India. 

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