FSSAI registration an abbreviation used for Food Safety and Standards Authority of India is a permission granted to carry on the food business in India. FSSAI license is mandatory before starting any food business. This food License is location specific and is also term bound. It carries a 14-digit registration number. Licensing / Registration of food business is mandatory in India
FSSAI Registration is done through Kishan Associates - Kishan Management Services (FSSAI license consultants) for basic, State and central level. It is an Act to consolidate the laws relating to food, which establishes the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India for laying down science based standards for articles of food and to regulate their manufacture, storage, distribution, sale and import, to ensure availability of safe and wholesome food for human consumption and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. Find FSSAI Registration Consultant in India
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has been established under Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 which consolidates various acts & orders that have hitherto handled food related issues in various Ministries and Departments. FSSAI certificate has now become mandatory for all manufacturers, traders, restaurants and those who are involved in food business, commonly termed as Food Business Operators (FBOs).
The procedure for obtaining a license:
1. Application for License shall be made in FORM B to the concerned central licensing authority or the state licensing authority, based on the eligibility criteria for the food business.
2.The application shall be accompanied by a self attested declaration in the specified format declaring that he conforms/shall conform to the Food Safety Standards Act and Regulations.
3. he Authorities will carry out inspection of the food business.
4. The license shall be issued by the concerned licensing authority within a period of 60 days.
5.If from the date of making the completed application, a license is not issued within 60 days or the applicant has not received any intimation in this regard the applicant may commence his food business without waiting for further communication.
The Food Business Operators who are applying for the renewal of the license have to apply atleast 30 days prior to the expiry date of the license