CBIC notifies FSSAI imports related directions on rectifiable labelling information for imported food consignments and import of clove stem

CBIC notifies FSSAI imports related directions on rectifiable labelling information for imported food consignments and import of clove stem

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CBIC notifies FSSAI imports related directions on rectifiable labelling information for imported food consignments and import of clove stem

CBIC notifies FSSAI imports related directions on rectifiable labelling information for imported food consignments and import of clove stem

The Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Custom(CBIC) notifies FSSAI imports related directions on rectifiable labelling information for imported food consignments and import of clove stem vide Instruction No.10/2022-Customs dated 28th June 2022.

The Instruction is Given Below:

Kind attention is invited to letter No. 1828/Misc. Matters/FSSAI/lmports-2021 dated 17.06.2022 (copy enclosed) regarding rectifiable labeling information for imported food consignments and Order No. 1828/Misc.Matters/ FSSAI/Imports-2021 dated 17.06.2022 (copy enclosed) regarding import of Clove stem received from Food Safety and Standards Authority of India.

2. In this regard, FSSAI has stated the following:

(i) On the rectifiable labeling information for imported food consignments:

(a) In addition to the labeling deficiencies for which a special dispensation for rectification has been provided under Reg 6 of FSS (Import) Regulations, 2017 and under order dated 22.05.2018 and 14.01.2019, the labeling infon,1ation as per the requirement of FSS (Labeling and Display) Regulations, 2020, as mentioned below, may also be allowed to be rectified at the port:-

  • Per serve percentage (%) contribution to Recommended Dietary Allowance calculated on the basis of 2000 kcal energy, 67 g total fat, 22g saturated fat, 2g trans fat, 50g added sugar and 2000 mg of sodium (5g salt) requirement for average adult per day;
  • Date of Expiry along with Best Before date, subject to the condition that this information is provided by the manufacturer itself and the same shall be verified by the Authorized Officer.

(b) This rectification shall be carried out at customs bound warehouses, before visual inspection or re-inspection by the Authorised Officer or his representative, by affixing a single non-detachable sticker or by any other non-detachable method next to the principal display Panel without altering the original label information in any manner.

(ii) On import of clove stem:

Till such time the Standards for “Clove Stem” are notified, it may be considered for testing against safety parameters (Horizontal standards) & volatile oil content on dry basis (half the value of clove, i.e. not less than 8.5 percent by v/w) as per FSSR 2.9.6(1) which is applicable for Cloves whole.

3. In view of above, it is requested that all Authorized officers under your jurisdiction may be sensitized of the clarifications as per Para 2 above

4. The difficulties, if any, in the implementation of this Instruction may please be brought to the notice of the Board.

For Official Notification Download PDF Given Below:

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