Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
India
Commodity Group
Oilseeds, oils and meals
Commodity
Olive oil
Date
01/10/2013
Policy Category
Consumption and marketing
Policy Instrument
Market regulation
Description
Issued regulations for the domestic olive oil market by the Food Safety and Standards Authority, with aim to standardize product preventing impurities, adulteration and other health-related problems.
Notes
INDIA – olive oil standards: As olive oil is becoming better known and more widely used in the country, the country’s Food Safety and Standards Authority decided to issue regulations for the domestic olive oil market. The aim is to standardize the (mostly imported) product so as to prevent impurities, adulteration and other health-related problems.