Organic Food

FSSAI has notified Food Safety and Standards (Organic Foods) Regulations, 2017; Pdf size:( 1.67 MB) with the aim to benefit farmers by way of increasing their income. These Regulations recognizes two systems of certification i.e. Participatory Guarantee System (PGS) implemented by Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare and National Programme for Organic Production (NPOP) implemented by Ministry of Commerce and Industry. These regulations ensure integrity of the Organic Food products, and help in controlling unscrupulous practices in the market. These regulations came into force from the date of their publication in Gazette, however the enforcement against these standards will starts from 01.07.2018.

For more information, please see https://jaivikbharat.fssai.gov.in/ external link