The Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006


Act ID: 200634
Act Number: 34
Enactment Date: 2006-08-23
Act Year: 2006
Short Title: The Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006
Long Title: An Act to consolidate the laws relating to food and to establish the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India for laying down science based standards for articles of food and to regulate their manufacture, storage, distribution, sale and import, to ensure availability of safe and wholesome food for human consumption and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
Ministry: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Department: Department of Health and Family Welfare
Enforcement Date: 28-05-2008
Notification: 28th May, 2008 (ss. 3 and 30), vide notification No. S.O. 1246(E), dated 28th May, 2008, see Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, sec. 3(ii). 28th August, 2008 (s. 90), vide notification No. S.O. 2127(E), dated 28th August, 2008, see Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, sec. 3(ii). 18th November, 2008 (ss. 16, 17, 18, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 92 and 93), vide notification No. S.O. 2678(E), dated 18th November, 2008, see Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, sec. 3(ii). 9th March, 2009 (ss. 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15), vide notification No. S.O. 650(E), dated 9th March, 2009, see Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, sec. 3(ii).

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