File Name: food safety and standards act 2011 .zip
And whereas the copies of the said Gazette were made available to the public on the 15th October, ;. And whereas the objections and suggestions received from the public in respect of the said draft regulations have been considered by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India;.
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The FSSAI is responsible for setting standards for food so that there is one body to deal with and no confusion in the minds of consumers, traders, manufacturers, and investors. FSSAI is located in 5 regions . This act also sets up the formulation and enforcement of food safety standards in India. The FSS Act is a bucket for all the older laws, rules and regulations for food safety. The FSS Act took 7 older acts into one umbrella. FSSAI has set certain guidelines for food safety research. The Research and Development division is responsible for research with the following objectives:.
Acts, Rules and Regulations
Food Safety and Standards Act, is an integrated food law that lays down standards and guidelines for consumer safety, protection of consumer health and regulation of the food sector. It seeks to harmonise Indian standards with the international standards like CODEX  and facilitates international trade in food articles. The Act lays down general provisions for food additives and processing of articles as well. Food Safety and Standards Act received the assent of the President on 23rd August, and came into effect on 5th August, FSSAI regulates the food sector by laying down guidelines and standards to be followed by food businesses.
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The Federal Food Safety Modernization Act FSMA , signed into law in , is the first significant overhaul of food safety regulations since the s and was designed to prevent food borne illness. FSMA will be implemented by the U. In December , FDA concluded the second of two comment periods on draft rules it has written to implement the law.