Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is established under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India. The Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 has made FSSAI registration mandatory for food business operators and food products which is a centralizing statute related to food safety and regulation in India. FSSAI is responsible for protecting and advertising public health through the regulation and supervision of food safety.
The main goal of FSSAI is to:
●Lay down science-based standards for articles of food
●To regulate the manufacture, storage, distribution, import and sale of food
●To facilitate the safety of food
FSSAI registration for food business falls under one of three categories:
FSSAI Registration Central License
Food business operators like 100% Export Oriented Units, large manufacturers, importers, food business operators in Central Government Agencies, airport, seaport, etc., use to obtain FSSAI registration from central government.
FSSAI Registration State License
Food business operators like small to medium-sized manufacturing units, storage, transporters, retailers, marketers, distributors, etc., use to obtain FSSAI registration from the state government.
Food business operators who are food manufacturers can obtain registration under this scheme from the state government by submitting minimal documents.
Yes, there is a registration fee of Rs.100/- to be paid by FBO.
“Recall” means action taken to remove a marketed food from distribution, sale and consumption which is unsafe and violate the provisions of the Act and the rules & regulations made thereunder. The purpose is to prevent, reduce or eliminate a risk arising from food to the consumer.
A Food Safety Management System (FSMS) is a network of interrelated elements that combine to ensure that food does not cause adverse human health effects. These elements include programs, plans, policies, procedures, practices, processes, goals, objectives, methods, controls, roles, responsibilities, relationships, documents, records, and resources.
To ensure the manufacture, storage, distribution and sale of safe food.
It may require 30- 60 days from the date of making an application with FSSAI to obtain a food license.
FSSAI create awareness about food safety with FBO and will be coordinating training with the help of accredited with agencies/universities.
Fix the Appointment→Visit→Collect Require Documents→Make Draft→Verification→Notaries in front of authority.
For Basic Registration:
●Photo Id Proof
For State and Central License:
●List Of Food Category
●Photo Id Proof
●Water Test Report
●Import Export Code
●MOA and AOA
●List of Equipment
●NOC From Municipality
●List Of Directors /Partners
●Blueprint/ layout Plan