FSSAI issues request for Proposal for conducting PAN India Surveillance of Food Products

Sep 17, 2021 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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Industry Specific Compliance

The Food Safety and Standard Authority of India (FSSAI) on September 16, 2021 ha issued Request for Proposal for conducting PAN India Surveillance of Food Products. The purpose is to establishes the fundamental requirement to conduct PAN India Surveillance of food products to arrive at the root cause of the problem and find out the extent of non-confirmation with respect to contaminants and adulterants adversely affecting the quality and safety of food products.

Standard Operating Procedure(SOP)  

• Sample Pick up – 02 days PAN India(Two weeks after award of the contract) 

• Delivery of Samples to identified Laboratories – 04 days(Maximum)

• Sample Analysis – 02 to 03 weeks(03 weeks only in case of microbiological testing)

• No. of Samples – 4000 approx/product which could increase or decrease by 25%

• Draft report submission – 01 week after complete analysis of samples

• List of cities to be provided by FSSAI 

• Big Cities – 50 

• Sector specific district – 20 

• Remaining district / tehsil – 180 

• These numbers can increase by upto 25% based on the product on which surveillance study is being conducted.



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