- What is the FSSAI Logo?
- FSSAI Logo on Website
- FSSAI, FSSAI Logo Design
- FSSAI Logo: Identification and FSSAI License Number
- Guidelines for using FSSAI Logo
- The format for Applying for Permission to use “FSSAI and/or its initiatives” Logo
- How to use the FSSAI logo and License Number on Label
- Mistakes FBO do while designing FSSAI Logo :
- Download FSSAI Logo
- Frequently Asked Questions
It has been made mandatory by the FSSAI department for all the food business operators in India to get an FSSAI license to establish their business in India. The FSSAI logo plays an important role in letting people know that the product is FSSAI licensed and hygenic to eat. All the FBOs must get a 14 digit FSSAI License number and print it on the food packages. To overcome the adulteration in the food and poor products, FSSAI has addressed it compulsory to get this license.
FSSAI monitors for food license of food business operators on a casual basis and practices severe actions over those businesses whose licenses have expired or not having an FSSAI license.
There is a huge degree of consumer trust in the safety and quality of food. It serves to promote innovation in food products. It helps in the elimination of various regulations and promotes trade without compromising consumer safety and a greater percentage.
What is the FSSAI Logo?
FSSAI Logo is a design which signifies a valid license for FBO’s as per the guidelines given by the Food Safety Standard Act, 2006. The 14-digit FSSAI license number of an FBO is printed along with the Logo.
FSSAI Logo on Website
The Official Website for FSSAI is https://www.fssai.gov.in/home.Here is how the FSSAI logo appears on the main site.
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FSSAI, FSSAI Logo Design
FSSAI stands for Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, the FSSAI is a regulatory body corporate which looks after implementation and oversight of food safety practices and safe food handling practices. The FSSAI has been established by the government empowered by the rules and regulations specified in the Food Safety and Standards Act of 2006 and acting under the direct supervision of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and the Central Government of India. FSSAI executes the powers given to it such as approving /disapproving the sale of food products by issuing an FSSAI logo and FSSAI license number. The design of the FSSAI logo contains the blue and orange colored texts with a green colored bottom line and a cherry for a title
FSSAI Logo: Identification and FSSAI License Number
FSSAI logo identification than done by seeing the FSSAI license number right next to it on food products and in shops.
FSSAI License number is a 14-digit number assigned by the FSSAI in order to mark the specific food items/ food business as compliant with food safety and healthy food handling practices. Given below are examples of food items with FSSAI license number along with them is engraved is the FSSAI logo.
It is statutory as well as safe practice to get an FSSAI product approval and get it certified as safe for consumption with the logo and the license number. Getting the FSSAI license number is pivotal for food businesses here are some important instructions while applying for the food license.
Guidelines for using FSSAI Logo
- Use of logo without any permission
- Conference, Functions, Events, Campaigns, Seminars, directly organized by the State / Union Territory (UT) Governments will allow the use of the FSSAI Logo.
- Events other than the ones mentioned above will require specific prior approval from FSSAI.
- The logo can be used as per FSSAI’s Voluntary/ Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Participation Guidelines for such events
- Use of logo for Events, Publications, Websites / Portals
I. Permission for use of the logo for events other than those organized by the FSSAI, States and Union Territories would be granted based on the following factors:
- Type and Significance of the event
- Organizer’s track record/ profile
- The type of Delegation and Participants involved with the event
- The deliverables exhibited at the venue and distribution of FSSAI’s publicity materials to the participants in the even
II. The merits for each of the factors mentioned above will be significant in the granting the request of using/publishing the FSSAI logo on websites as well as portals
- Use of logo for programs on Electronic Media
The requests for using the FSSAI logo in shows on electronic media, such as quiz competitions, food shows etc. will be considered based on the following factors
- Type of Show
- The profile of the Show’s Producer
- Target Audience of the particular show
- What is the content being put out in the show and how much focus is put on food safety and nutrition
- The outreach/extent to which the show can publicize deploying food safety and nutrition practices
- Procedure for grant of permission for use of logo under categories 2 & 3
- The requests for the use of the logo should be sent to the main FSSAI Office i.e. FDA Bhavan, Kotla Road, New Delhi in the format given below
- The merits of the case for use of based on the above-mentioned guidelines will be approved by the CEO of FSSAI. At this time the CEO of FSSAI is Shri Pawan Kumar Agarwal. You can reach out to him on 011-23220995 or email at [email protected]
- FSSAI has the authority to request any additional details before they approve the request for the use of the logo
- It is advisable to send all the approval requests for the use of the logo 30 days in advance with all the due details.
- There shall be no financial commitment/liability attached to the FSSAI while agreeing to allow the use of FSSAI and/or its initiatives logos.
6. Permission granted by FSSAI for use of the logo will be subject to the following conditions
- FSSAI’s right to withdraw permission for use of its logo by giving appropriate notice
- FSSAI’s right to view the logo that is being used by the organization before it’s finalization
7. If FSSAI grants the permission to use the logo, the logo should be displayed distinctly in the banner and/or backdrop
8. The event organizer will be liable to face troubles related to copyright issues arising due to unauthorized use of the images, footage as well as the text material. FSSAI will not participate in any disputes arising out of copyright violation by the organizers
9. If permission to use the logo is granted, it will not give the organizers the right to have discussions to collect money in any form in the name of FSSAI.
10. The use of the logo if permitted, should not be used to indicate in any form that FSSAI endorses any food product/ food business, it should just mean to indicate that food business has been certified by FSSAI as having complied to their regulations and guidelines for using the logo
11. FSSAI reserves the right to impose additional conditions on the use of their logo
The format for Applying for Permission to use “FSSAI and/or its initiatives” Logo
|1||Name of the event for which permission is being sought|
|2||Date of the event|
|3||The venue of the Event|
|4||The overall objective of the event (please attach a brief write up on the theme, key speakers & profile thereof, tentative program schedule, conference papers, publicity material etc.)|
|6||How the event/program will help in increasing awareness about “FSSAI” and other related aspects of the program.|
|7||Kind of Support required, If any from any other Ministry/ Department (Centre, State or Local Bodies)|
|9||Profile of the Organizers|
|10||Any other related information|
Name of the applicant:
Address of the applicant:
How to use the FSSAI logo and License Number on Label
On 10 Feb 2017, FSSAI issued an order regarding FSSAI logo and license number, it is statutory for every Food Business Operators (FBOs) to put FSSAI logo and 14 digit license number on principle display part of the label in the following manner:
Interestingly enough, FSSAI does not specify that they need the label and license number in the logo in the color combination of the original logo. The color on the logo printed on the label of the food products should just be in contrast with the label color and should be clearly displaying the logo and the license number.
NO NEED OF MULTIPLE LOGOS
If the manufacturing of the food products is done from multiple outlets, it is not mandatory to put out the logo multiple times it is enough to just specify the name of the manufacturing unit/branch of that particular food product. Look below for some pointers on how to to do it.
Food Manufacturing outlet,
Pali Hills, Mumbai
Shop no 37, Address
Plot 9, MIDC,
EXEMPTION FOR PACKAGES HAVING SMALL SURFACE AREA
As per notification dated 23 Jun 2014, clause no 2.6.1 of FSS (Packaging and labeling) regulation, 2011 made applicable to display of logo and license number. Hence packages having a surface area below 100-centimeter square need not put the logo and license number on their label/package but whole packages/multi-piece packages need to display them.
Mistakes FBO do while designing FSSAI Logo :
- Font – The font & the font size used are usually too big or too small and not visible to the consumers planning to buy them. The font chosen needs to be simple and clear as well as the size used must be about 1.5mm.
- FSSAI Logo – Many Big brands miss out on the FSSAI Logo on the label designs. The is a mandatory requirement which means a valid license for FBOs as per the guidelines are given by the Food Safety Standard Act, 2006. Non-compliance with this can begin with various consequences.
- FSSAI License Number – FSSAI License or Registration is the basic license to commence the food business in India. The 14 digit FSSAI License or Registration Number is necessary to be printed on the food label along with it. The FSSAI License Number & FSSAI Logo builds the authenticity of your product & brand. The absence or improper use of this can start to big penalties & impositions.
- Supply Chain Details – Many products have separate manufacturers, importers, packagers, marketers or the company has many locations then information has to be given for the supply chain as well. The FSSAI License number for all this has to be specified on the label.
- False Claims – Many Companies display false claims on their product labels without any prior NOC from the FSSAI. If you want to claim something on your product labels or claim it proprietary, you require to go for FSSAI Product Approval, take the permission and claim. Non-compliance to this provides FSSAI the power to sue your product in India even cancel your license number.
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Frequently Asked Questions
• Food license serves to promote variation in food products.
• It assists in the elimination of multiple regulations.
• It promotes trade without compromising consumer safety & a bigger share.