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28 July, 2022 Legal Update

Labeling and Standars Update: July 2022

Labeling and Standars Update: July 2022


Learn about the most recent labeling updates and standards from India and the USA.

India: Updates to Labeling and Display Regulations

A USDA GAIN report of July 1, 2022, has analyzed the repercussions of new labeling requirements of non-retail containers in India for exporters of US-origin tree nut products.
 
The amendments proposed in the now operationalized draft pertain to the labeling of non-retail containers, with the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) incorporating recommendations from the Codex Alimentarius.
 
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USA: Grade Standards for In-shell and Shelled Pecans

On June 1, 2022, the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) published a proposed rule to revise the U.S. Standards for Grades of Pecans in the Shell and the U.S. Standards for Grades of Shelled Pecans, by replacing the current grades with U.S. Extra Fancy, U.S. Fancy, U.S. Choice, and U.S. Standard grades. Besides, AMS proposes to update terminology, definitions, and defect scoring guides.
 
The deadline for comments is August 1, 2022.
 
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