What is FSSAI?
Food Safety and Standards Authority of India is established to exercise the powers granted to, and to perform the functions assigned to, it under the Food Safety and Standards Act. It is called as the Food Authority. The Food Authority is a body corporate, having perpetual succession and a seal with power to acquire, hold and dispose of property, both movable and immovable, and to contract and shall, by the said name, sue or be sued. The Head office of FSSAI is located at Delhi and other regional offices are located in other states. We can consult in your Responsibilities, Liability, Food recall procedures with our years of experience. Register with us for FSSAI food license.
FSSAI is under the control of Government of India and Ministry of Health and Family Affair. The FSSAI has been established under the Food Safety and Security Act of 2006 that sets standards for food products based on science and regulates their production, storage, distribution, sales and imports to ensure they are safe for consumption.
Licensing and registration of food business.
No person shall commence or carry on any food business except under a license with exception of a tiny food business operator; but they shall register themselves with food authority. Get your FSSAI Food License here.
FSSAI license is basically a 14- Digit registration number which is printed on food packages.
Based on Annual Turnover a FBO has to either apply for simple registration in FORM A with FSSAI or apply for a License given by FSSAI in FORM B.
Below 12 Lakhs
Registration FORM A
12 – 20 Lakhs
State License FORM B
Above 20 Lakhs
Central License FORM B
Any FBO without FSSAI food license is liable to pay penalty for the offenses.The Act has defined OFFENSES AND PENALTIES related to food.Register now to ensure you are not liable for any offense and penalty thereof.
FSSAI gives the opportunity of applying for registration / License online all over India.Apply for FSSAI food License online.
State Licensing & Registration is issued by the state authorities operating in each state. List of states accepting the application online is highlighted below linked to the respective state pages.
The President of India on 23rd august 2006 gave his approval to an act to combine all the laws related to food and to establish Food Safety and Standards Authority of India that will set the standards based on science for the food articles and will regulate the manufacture, storage, distribution, sale and import, in order to make sure that safe and wholesome food is available for human consumption, it will also deal with all matters connected with food.
This Act is known as Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 and this applies to the whole of India.
Why you should get FSSAI License?
There is a high degree of consumer confidence in safety & quality of food.
It helps to promote innovation in foods products.
It helps in removal of multiple regulations.
It facilitates trade without compromising consumer safety & a larger share.
What is FSSAI all about?
Decentralization of licensing for food products.
Simple and easy issue of license with time frame of 1 month.
There is no license for small FBO’s, only registration is mandatory
This act assures safety of consumer and ensures full compensation to victim in case of injury or death.
Food Business Operator must be registered.
If Food Business Operator is operating in more than 1 state, one additional Central License for Head Office is necessary.
Importers are allowed to take one single central license at their Import Export Code address.
One presumption with various types of businesses is eligible for one registration only.
Food Business Operator must obey the rules and conditions of registration.
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