Mandatory to keep Certification as per CBIC Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue ( Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs ) , has issued a clarification , regarding FSSAI’s requirement of AGMARK certification in case of imported food products . – reg . vide Instruction No. 23 / 2022 – Customs , Dated : 09.09.2022 .
Key Highlights :
• Vide its recent advisory dated 18.08.2022 , FSSAI have stated that ” the representation has been received from various stakeholders seeking clarification with respect to applicability of requirement of AGMARK certification in case of import food products .
• The matter was taken up with the DMI and it has been informed that Foreign country / overseas certification under Agricultural Produce ( Grading and Marking ) Act 1937 is not being carried out by DAIL .
• Therefore , as decided , it was agreed to keep the requirement of AGMARK certification for imported food consignments in abeyance further orders ” .
Notification Link : https://taxinformation.cbic.gov.in/view-pdf/1000441/ENG/Instructions
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