Pursuant to the 24th meeting of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (“FSSAI”) held on 21st September, 2017, the FSSAI has, vide an Order dated 8th November, 2017, issued instructions regarding the levy of fees and charges for regulating food imports.
Key Highlights of the Order:
The FSSAI has instructed that the following amounts will be charged from food importers:
The regulations under Chapter III being Regulations 5(2)(d) and 5(4) and under Chapter XI being Regulation 15(2)(a) of the Food Safety and Standards (Import) Regulations, 2016 were brought to the notice of the FSSAI during its 24th meeting wherein it decided that the specified fees shall be charged from the food importers and the FSSAI may review such fees from time to time.
For further details, please refer to the attached document.
Source: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India