The Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006

PHDCCI Bulletin

1 Pages Posted: 16 Jun 2007

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Dr. K. D. Raju

Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law, IIT Kharagpur

Date Written: January 2007

Abstract

India enacted a new law named Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 to cope up with international standards. However, different sections of the society, especially the food processing industry and food vendors accuses the Act as a sword against them and the excessive powers with the inspoectors will led to license raj system of pre-liberalisation era. The rules are yet to be made under the Act. There should be a concerted effort to implement the law without diluting the provisions, at the same time without much bureaucratic hurdles and interferences.

Keywords: Indian food law, street vendors, adulteration, SPS, TBT

Suggested Citation

Raju, Dr. K. D., The Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 (January 2007). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=994183 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.994183

Dr. K. D. Raju (Contact Author)

Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law, IIT Kharagpur ( email )

IIT , Kharagpur
West Bengal
Kharagpur, West Bengal 721302
India

HOME PAGE: http://www.iitkgp.in

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