The Food Safety and Standards Act `2006

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.

List of Chapters & Sections

  1. PRELIMINARY

  2. FOOD SAFETY AND STANDARDS AUTHORITY OF INDIA

  3. GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF FOOD SAFETY

  4. GENERAL PROVISIONS AS TO ARTICLES OF FOOD

  5. PROVISIONS RELATING TO IMPORT

  6. SPECIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AS TO FOOD SAFETY

  7. ENFORCEMENT OF THE ACT

  8. ANALYSIS OF FOOD

  9. OFFENCES AND PENALTIES

  10. ADJUDICATION AND FOOD SAFETY APPELLATE TRIBUNAL

  11. FINANCE, ACCOUNTS, AUDIT AND REPORTS

  12. MISCELLANEOUS