FOOD SAFETY AND STANDARDS AUTHORITY OF INDIA
New Delhi, the 20th August, 2020
F. No. 01-SP (PAR) Notification-Pesticides/Stds-FSSAI/2017.—The following draft of certain regulations, further to amend the Food Safety and Standards (Contaminants, Toxins and Residues) Regulations, 2011, which the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, with previous approval of the Central Government, proposes to make in exercise of the powers conferred by clauses (i) and (j) of sub-section (2) of section 92 of the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 (34 of 2006) is hereby published as required under sub-section (1) of section 92 of the said Act for the information of all persons likely to be affected thereby; and notice is hereby given that the said draft regulations shall be taken into consideration after the expiry of the period of sixty days from the date on which copies of the Gazette containing this notification is published are made available to the public.
Objections or suggestions, if any, may be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, Food and Drug Administration Bhawan, Kotla Road, New Delhi- 110002 or sent on email at [email protected]
Objections and suggestions, which may be received with respect to the said draft regulations before the expiry of the period so specified, shall be considered by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India.
1. (1) These regulations may be called the Food Safety and Standards (Contaminants, Toxins and Residues) Amendment Regulations, 2020.
(2) They shall come into force with effective date for implementation to be either 1st January or 1st July subject to a minimum of 180 days from the date of their final publication in the official Gazette.
2. In the Food Safety and Standards (Contaminants, toxins and Residues) Regulations, 2011,-
(A) in regulation 2.2 relating to “Crop Contaminants and Naturally Occurring Toxic Substances”, in sub-regulation 2.2.1, in clause 1, in the Table,-
(1) against serial number 4 relating to Ochratoxin A, for the entries in columns (3) and (4), the following shall be substituted, namely:-