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Chinese milk and chocolate import ban extended by six months

Updated: Apr 24, 2019

A further six month ban extension has been enforced by FSSAI on the import of various Chinese items such as chocolates, and milk products. This extension has been done because the entry ports in India have not upgraded their food testing labs so far.

According to the order, "The ban on import of milk and milk products, including chocolate and chocolate products and candies, confectionery, food preparations with milk and milk solids as ingredients from, China may be extended until the capacity of all the laboratories at ports of entry have been suitably upgraded for testing melamine."

The ban was also extended previously on 24 December 2018. Initially, The Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) had imposed ban on Chinese milk products on 24 September 2008 for three months following the complaint regarding the presence of melamine in Chinese milk products and chocolates. It was subsequently extended for six months afterwards.

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