CBIC issues Instruction on Import of Sajji Khar / Papad Khar [Read Notification]

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The Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CBIC) has issued the instructions on the import of Sajji Khar/ Papad Khar.

The CBIC said that the import of Sajji Khar/ Papad Khar does not require product approval under FSS (Approval of non-specified food and food ingredients) Regulations, 2017 and these may be considered as “food not specified” till standards are notified by FSSAI.

It is stated that imported consignments of Sajji Khar/Papad Khar do not require product approval under FSS (Approval of non-specified food and food ingredients) Regulations, 2017 and these may be considered as “food not specified” till standards are notified by FSSAI. The imported consignments shall be tested as per the standards for “food not specified” including the standards for heavy metals prescribed under FSS (Contaminants, Toxins, and residues) Regulations, 2011.

It is requested that necessary action may be taken to sensitize officers under your jurisdiction regarding the said matter.

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