Instruction No. 30/2022 -Customs

F. No. 401/66/2022-Cus-III
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
(Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs)

Room No. 229 A, North Block
New Delhi, dated the 14th November, 2022

To

All Principal Chief Commissioner/ Chief Commissioner of Customs/ Customs

(Preventive)/ Customs & Central Tax

All Principal Chief Commissioner of Customs/ Customs (Preventive)

Pr. Director /Director Generals under CBIC

Subject: Requirement of Registration of foreign food manufacturing facilities as per Food Safety and Standards (Import) First Amendment Regulations, 2021 dated 03.11.2021. -reg.

Madam/Sir,

Reference is invited to F. No. TIC-B02/2/2022-Imports-FSSAI dated 10th October, 2022 issued by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, New Delhi on the above-mentioned subject (copy enclosed).

2. Vide the Order dated 10.10.2022, FSSAI has decided that with effect from 1st February, 2023, registration of foreign food manufacturing facilities falling under following food categories, who are intending to export these food products shall be mandatory:

(i) Milk and Milk Products;

(ii) Meat and Meat Products including Poultry, Fish and their products;

(iii) Egg powder

(iv) Infant Food;

(v) Nutraceuticals

Accordingly, FSSAI has requested all exporting countries to provide the list of existing manufacturers and of those who are intending to export such food products to India in the format attached at email id dramit.sharma@fssai.gov.in and import@fssai.gov.in Based on the list provided by the competent Authority of exporting country, the registration of such facilities will be done by the FSSAI at its portal.

3. It is requested to accordingly sensitize the trade under your jurisdiction with respect to the above order of FSSAI.

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

5. Hindi version follows.

Encl: as above

Yours faithfully,

(Manish Kumar Choudhary)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

 

F. No. TIC-B02/2/2022-IMPORTS-FSSAI
Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
(A Statuary Authority established under the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006)
(Trade & International Cooperation Division)
FDA Bhawan, Kotla Road, New Delhi-110002

Dated: The 10th October, 2022

ORDER

Subject: – Requirement of Registration of foreign food manufacturing facilities as per Food Safety and Standards (Import) First Amendment Regulations, 2021 dated 03.11.2021 -reg.

In exercise of the provisions of Food Safety and Standards (Import) First Amendment Regulations, 2021, it has been decided that registration of foreign food manufacturing facilities falling under following food categories, who are intended to export these food products shall be mandatory: –

i) Milk and Milk Products;

ii) Meat and Meat Products including Poultry, Fish and their products;

iii) Egg powder

iv) Infant Food;

v) Nutraceuticals

In view of the above, the Competent Authorities of all the exporting countries are requested to provide the list of existing manufacturers and of those who are intended to export such food products to India as per the format attached at email id: dramit.sharma@fssai.gov.in and import@fssai.gov.in . Based on the list provided by the Competent Authority of exporting country, the registration of such facilities will be done by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India at its portal.

This order will be effective from 1st February, 2023. This issues with the approval of the Competent Authority.

(Dr. Amit Sharma)
Director (Trade and IC)

To,

1) All Authorized Officers -for compliance.

2) Additional Director General, Risk Management Division, Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBIC).

3) Director, Customs-for circulating to all officials of Customs who has been nominated as Authorized Officers.

Format for Registration of foreign food manufacturing facilities

Country Name:
1 Competent Authority in Exporting country

Name:

Address and contact details:

2 Details of Food Manufacturer:

Name:

Address and contact details:

3 Approval/License no. issued by the Competent Authority:
4 Name and HS Code of Product/s to be exported to India:

Date ………………………………………………………
Place ……………………………………………………..

Signatures and seal of authorized signatory
Name and address………………………..

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