FOOD LAWS


















Every country has its own food laws . Its is important for every manufacturer,exporter or
importers has  to adhere to the rule of the land for food products as it effects health of
population .

Severe penalties  are provided for any violation of these laws .This could also result in bad
publicity and in worst case closure of the plant . Hence its is important for  the manufacturer ,
importers and exporters to adhere to these laws

Food Laws  important parameters are

  • Shelf life of the products



  • Permissible limits of chemical/additives  in foods


  • Quality and specification of  packaging


  • Labelling


  • .Manufacturer details


  • Local and international standards - health certificates

  • General Hygiene

  • .Proper export /Import Documents
.
  • Laws for storage and transportation.


Food Laws in India

www.fssai.gov.in
www.codexindia.nic.in
www.foodsafetyindia.nic.in
www.bis.org.in
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PFA Act,1954
FSSAI  Rules 2011

IMPORTANT LINKS

USA  FOOD LAWS  -- www.fda.gov

CANADA  FOOD LAWS----www.justice.gc.ca

UK  FOOD LAWS--- www.food.gov.uk

EUROPEAN  FOOD LAWS----www.ec.europa.eu/food/food/foodlaw/index_en.html

LATIN AMERICA FOOD LAWS---www.iflr.msu.edu/lafl.html

JAPAN FOOD LAWS--   www.jetro.go.jp    &    www.fsc.go.jp/english

AUSTRALIA FOOD LAWS---foodstandards.gov.au








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