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Range of international and national agencies/bodies with key role in food quality, safety and trade.


Food And Agriculture Organization(FAO)

International Organization for Standardization(ISO)

International Plant Protection Convention

Office International des Epizooties (OIE)

World Health Organization(WHO)

World Trade Organization(WTO)



Ministry of Agriculture

Department of Agricultural Research and Education

Indian Council of Agricultural Research

Department of Agriculture and Cooperation

Directorate of Marketing and Inspection (DMI)

Directorate of Plant Protection Quarantine and Storage Central Insecticides Board and Registration Committee

Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying

Integrated Fisheries Project

Department of Atomic Energy
Bhabha Atomic Research Centre

Ministry of Commerce and Industry

Department of Commerce

Agriculture and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA)

APEDA has registered with Food Products Exporters for certain food products
The list of Exporters

Cashew Export Promotion Council

Coffee Board

Directorate General of Foreign Trade

Export Inspection Council (EIC)

Export Inspection Council (EIC) registers exporters for exports of Commodities for which certification is compulsory.


Marine Produce Export Development Authority

Spices Board

Tea Board

Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution

Department of Food and Public Distribution

Directorate of Sugar

Directorate of Vanaspati, Vegetable Oils and Fats

Department of Consumer Affairs

Bureau of Indian Standards

Ministry of Environment and Forests

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Directorate General of Health Services

Prevention of Food Adulteration Act

Ministry of Science and Technology

Department of Biotechnology

Research Institutions

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre

Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI)

Defence Food Research Laboratory (DFRL)

Industrial Toxicology Research Centre (ITRC)

Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR)

National Institute of Nutrition (NIN)

National Dairy Research Institute

Industry Associations

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)

All India Food Processors' Association (AIFPA)

Confederation of Indian Food Trade and Industry (CIFTI)

Consumers Organizations (Members of NCC)

Consumer Education and Research Centre (CERC)

Voluntary Organization in Interest of Consumer Education (VOICE)

Consumer Unity and Trust Society (CUTS)



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