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India Announces New Enforcement Date for Packaging and Labeling Regulations

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has extended the effective date for compliance with the Food Safety and Standards (Packaging and Labeling) Regulations, 2011 to July 1, 2014. These Regulations were initially scheduled to become effective on August 5, 2011, however, FSSAI has granted several extensions since that time. The most recent extension can be found on FSSAI's website.

For further information, see the article, Regulation of Food-Contact Materials in India.