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What is FSSAI full form or FSSAI meaning

FSSAI full form is the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, which was established in the year 2006.

Meaning of FSSAI

FSSAI is an authority to provide a food license to every food business in India. FSSAI makes sure that the food business runs with appropriate license and a quality check. The food businesses are required to follow the FSSAI rules and guidelines. FSSAI is in entirely responsible for setting the standard and principles and controls for the welfare of food businesses in India.

What is FSSAI Registration (Food License)

FSSAI - Food Safety and Standards Authority of India is an autonomous body established under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India. The FSSAI has been established under the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 which is a consolidating statute related to food safety and regulation in India. FSSAI License is responsible for protecting and promoting public health through the regulation and supervision of food safety.

FSSAI License or FSSAI Registration is mandatory before starting any food business. FSSAI Registration is required for all food related businesses such as manufacturers, traders, restaurants, small eateries, grocery shop, importers, exporters, home based food businesses, dairy farms, processors, retailers, e-tailers . who are involved in food business must obtain a 14-digit registration Number or a Food license number which must be printed on food packages or Displayed in Premises.

Procedure for FSSAI Registration

FSSAI Documents

Consultation and Documentation

Fill up a simple FSSAI Registration form on LegalDocs Website and Consult with our expert and submit documents online through mail or whatsapp.
FSSAI Approval

Application Filing and Approval

We will file FSSAI application with the government authorities, resolve queries and get your fssai license approved from the government.
FSSAI License Delivery

Food License
Delivery

Digital and hard copy of your fssai license will be delivered to the address you provided.

Note : In case of FSSAI State and Central License, the apporoval and delivery time is 45-50 days.

Procedure for FSSAI Registration

What is FSSAI Registration Fee or Cost

The food business in India are required to get done with FSSAI registration, in case any of the food business operators fail to do so has to pay penalty for the same.

FSSAI Registration Fee is partitioned into the government expense and expert expense. Government expense formally charged by the govt for the application handling charge and an expert charge is charged by the Professional to set up your application.

FSSAI registration is segregated in three different types such as Basic registration, State registration and Central registration, the FSSAI fees for these registrations are mentioned below:

1) Basic FSSAI License - Fees

Annual turnover below 12 lakhs - 100/- per year

2) State FSSAI License - Fees

Annual turnover above 12 lakhs and below 20 crores - 2000/- or 5000/- per year

3) Central FSSAI License - Fees

Annual turnover above 20 crores - 7500/- per year

Easy steps For FSSAI Licence

FSSAI License Consultation

Consultation

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FSSAI Documents

Documents

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Delivery

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Timeline For FSSAI Registration

Step 1 of 4

Drafting, Payment and Document Upload

Our Team will consult you and help you with the drafting and Documents

Action Required by you

You need to fill up the simple form by logging in on LegalDocs Website, choose number of years for which you need License and make the payment. Upon Sucessful payment Document Upload section will be visible to the customer.

Action By Legaldocs

Legaldocs will Provide Food Licence consultation and form filling free of cost.

Application Submission

Application Will Be submiited to FSSAI with Necessary Government Payment

Action Required by you

You Just need to Sitback and Relax we'll submit the application

Action By Legaldocs

We'll work hard on the application and Submit it to FSSAI

Scrutiny and Inspection

Inspection Will be done by FSSAI Authority for state and central Licenses inspection is not applicable in case of Basic Registration,

Action Required by you

Just Sitback and Relax

Action By Legaldocs

We'll Follow up on the Application and Resolve queries Raised by Designated Officer

Approval and Delivery

Upon Sucessful Scrutiny License will be approved and Issued and delivered Via Email. Hard Copy will be dispatched on the Same Day of approval.

Action Required by you

Congratulation, Now you can start your food Business without any hassle.

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Documents Required for FSSAI Registration

For Basic FSSAI Registration

Passport PhotoPhoto Id Proof

For FSSAI State and Central license

Passport PhotoAddress Prof
List Of Food CategoryPhoto Id Prof
Blue Print/ layout PlanList of equipments
NOC From MunicipalityIncorporation Certificate
List Of Directors /PartnersMOA And AOA
Water Test ReportImport Export Code

Current Account Opening

A current account is a type of deposit account that helps the professionals and businessmen to run their business. Businessmen can avail various benefits by Online Current Account such as:

  • Unlimited transactions
  • Customized features
  • Online banking services

Online current account reduces the hassle and provides the benefit to complete the banking process anytime and anywhere.

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How to Apply for FSSAI Registration

FSSAI Registration can be applied online however it constantly required the expert to present your application. So here is a simplified procedure for FSSAI Application.
1) FSSAI registration procedure is started by submitting Form A (application) to food and security office.
2) This application can be acknowledged or it might be dismissed by the Department inside 7 days from the application date and the reality must be hinted to the candidate recorded as a hard copy
3) On the off chance that the application is acknowledged, at that point, the division will allow a registration authentication with the enlistment number and the photograph of the candidate.

What are the advantages of obtaining FSSAI License?

  • The food business can get several legal benefits
  • Creates consumer awareness
  • You can use FSSAI logo, which can build a goodwill among the customers.
  • Set down science-based principles
  • Regulate manufacture, storage, distribution, sale and import of food
  • To facilitate food safety
  • The research and development sector is responsible to maintain the safety.
  • New guidelines are introduced which are compatible with international organization
  • Set up evidence proof studies for building policies.
  • There is a huge chance of business expansion.

Laying down procedure and guidelines for notification of the accredited laboratories as per ISO17025 for quality assurance is also responsibility of FSSAI.

What are the types of FSSAI License

Basic FSSAI Registration

If the annual turnover of a food business is below Rs. 12 lakh then basic registration of food licensing is required. Generally when someone is starting up a business and unsure of expected turnover, basic food safety registration is done which can be upgraded to state license if the turnover exceeds Rs. 12 Lakh.

Dairy having capacity less that 500 liters per day or daily manufacturing capacity less than 100kg per day needs to get basic FSSAI registration which includes wide range of businesses starting from small pan shops, tea stalls, home based food operators, small warehouses, canteen’s , mid day meal services and food processors.

State FSSAI License

If the annual turnover of the food business is more than Rs. 12 lakhs and less than Rs. 20 crores then one has to get state FSSAI License.

Manufacturing units having capacity upto 2 MT per day, Dairy units handling business upto 50000 liters per day, 3 star hotels and above, repackers and relebelling units, clubs canteens, all the catering business irrespective of their turnover needs to apply for State licence.

Central FSSAI License

If the annual turnover of the food business is more than Rs. 20 Crores then central FSSAI License is required.

Now the businesses which do not fall under the above two categories, they need to go for central licence, the importer and exporters mandatorily needs central licence, in case you are in a business having multiple outlets across the country then you need to go for central licence for your registered address and also need to get basic state or central licences depending on the turnover of each outlet.

FSSAI Registration Form

The FSSAI required reports for Food License relies upon what sort of registration you require like, Simple Registration Form A or Food License Form B. Regardless of whether you require Form An or Form B currently relies upon your yearly turnover.

FSSAI Registration Form A


Basic FSSAI Registration Form A is should have been documented when the little FBO has a yearly turnover of under 12 lakhs

FSSAI Registration Form B


State FSSAI License structure B is should have been recorded when the food unit's turnover is under 20 crores and whose zone of activity is restricted to the state as it were. It is given by the Government of state.

Central FSSAI License structure B is should have been recorded when the food unit's turnover is in excess of 20 crores. It is given by the Central Government of India.

FSSAI License Validity

FSSAI license validity reaches out from 1 to 5 years and it relies on the number of years which is picked by the nourishment administrator. The expense of the permit anyway increments with the number of years which he has connected for. According to the FSSAI rules, the food business operator needs to apply for the renewal of the license in 30 days and it should be done before its expiry.

FSSAI Renewal

In India, FSSAI registration or Food License is fundamental for every food business operator before starting the food business. FSSAI License is similarly imperative to be renewed within the time period or before it expires.

The food license issued to the food business operator can have a validity of 1 year or up to 5 years. FSSAI registration fees vary as per tenure of the FSSAI License. As per the FSSAI rules, each food business operator needs to apply for FSSAI renewal 30 days before the expiry of the current food license.

Penalty on FSSAI Licence Renewal: If the application for FSSAI License (state and Central) renewal isn't documented in the stipulated time, then Rs. 100 per day would be fined for FSSAI Licences.

Penalty on FSSAI Registration Renewal: If Renewal of Food registration isn't done within the stipulated time then it will be considered as a gap and a new license would need to be applied by the food business operator to continue the business further.

The License or FSSAI registration will keep on being in power till time arranges on the FSSAI renewal application are passed that must be past 30 days from the date of expiry of FSSAI license.

Points to keep in mind while FSSAI license renewal

  • The Food License issued to the FBO will be placed in the Renewal Bin before 120 days of expiry. FBOs need to apply for renewal when their license shows up in the renewal bin.
  • If there is an arising of delay, a punishment of ₹ 100/day will be charged on the Food Business Operator.
  • Non - Renewal of the FSSAI or food license could lead a punishment.
  • Food business operators should apply for Food license renewal 120 days before the license expiry.

What is food and safety Department or Registration

FSSAI has presented an online application called Food Licensing and Registration System (FLRS) so business visionaries related to food can apply online for the FSSAIlicense. This Food Licensing and Registration System is utilized by five Regional Offices of FSSAI in New Delhi for the Northern Region, in Kolkata for the Eastern Region, in Guwahati for North Eastern Region, Mumbai for the Western Region and Kerala for the Southern Region And in Chennai, Food Business Operators (FBO) is issued to issue licenses and enlistment. FLRS checks for the eligibility of food-related business based on their business area and the sort of procedure identified with the business person.

FSSAi Pricing Details

Basic Registration

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State License

10,000+

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Central License

17,000+

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Package Includes

Expert ConsultationDocument Preparation
ApplicationFollowup With Authorities
Delivery of CertificateRenewal Consultation

Guidelines on FSSAI License Number

  • The FSSAI logo and FSSAI license number shall be displayed on the label of the food package in contrast colour to the background.
  • In case of multiple units (manufacturer/ packer/ relabeller/ marketer) the FSSAI logo and license number of the brand owner shall be displayed on the label of the food package. The addresses of the multiple units on the label should carry the FSSAI license number.
  • In case of imported food products, the importer shall display FSSAI logo and FSSAI license number along with the name and address of importer. These may either be pre-printed on the label or affixed through a sticker before customs clearance.
  • The height of letters and numeral of license number shall be as prescribed in 2.3.3 of Food Safety and Standards (Packaging and Labeling) Regulation, 2011.
  • The Regulation 2.6.1 of Food Safety and Standards (Packaging and Labeling) Regulations, 2011 shall be applicable to display of FSSAI License number and logo.
  • The display of FSSAI logo on the label of the food product is not a mark of certification but it signifies that the FBO holds a valid license under Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006.

PDF of Food Packaging and packing :

Who needs FSSAI License?

Every food business operator who is doing food business needs FSSAI license as per the Food Safety Standard Act.

Who needs FSSAI license

Dairy unitsVegetable oil processing unit
Slaughtering unitsMeat processing unit
Every food processing unit including relabellers and repackersStorage (Except controlled atmosphere)
Storage (Cold/ Refrigerated)Storage ( Controlled & cold)
WholesalerRetailer
DistributorSupplier
Dhaba, Food cateringClub/ Canteen
HotelRestaurant
TransporterMarketer

Why to Register for FSSAI License?

It has been made compulsory by FSSAI department for all the food business operators in India to obtain a FSSAI license to conduct their business in India. All the food business operators must obtain a 14 digit FSSAI License number and print it on the food packages. To reduce the adulteration in the food and substandard products, FSSAI has made it compulsory to obtain this license.

FSSAI checks for food licence of food business operators on random basis and takes strict actions against those businesses whose licences have expired or businesses who don’t have FSSAI license.

There is a high degree of consumer confidence in safety and 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 and a larger share.

Know Your FSSAI Registration Types

As per FSSAI, registration is mandatory for each and every food business operator(FSSAI calls them FBO). FSSAI Licence has three different categories Basic Registration, State Licence, Central Licence the eligibility of the licence altogether depends on two factors for service industry it is the turnover and for manufacturing or processing industry it is the production capacity of the unit. FSSAI has bifurcated FBO(food business operators altogether in following categories viz Dairy and Dairy processing, Food manufacturer who manufactures and sells the food products like biscuits and ready to eat products, processor like pickle, dry fruit maker will fall under this category, retailer is the any shop or establishment who has a retail outlet in india, same goes for wholesaler and distributor, even a transporter transporting the food needs to get a food licence, then there are storages and warehouses who also needs food licence or registration, basically any business or individual who handles or operates the food between farm to plate needs to obtain food licence.

First and foremost is FSSAI Basic Registration under which 80-85% of the businesses in India fall. The criteria for basic registration is businesses who are having turnover less than 12 lakhs or dairy having capacity less that 500 liters per day or daily manufacturing capacity less than 100kg per day needs to get basic FSSAI registration which includes wide range of businesses starting from small pan shops, tea stalls, home based food operators, small warehouses, canteen’s , mid day meal services and food processors.

The second kind of licence which is required is FSSAI State Licence, the businesses having turnover between 12 lakhs upto 20 crore which includes all the food business operators, manufacturing units having capacity upto 2 MT per day, Dairy units handling business upto 50000 liters per day, 3 star hotels and above, repackers and relebelling units, clubs canteens, all the catering business irrespective of their turnover needs to apply for State licence. Now once the licence is generated you’ll get a certificate in case you are in service industry you need to keep the licence in said premises, in case in manufacturing and processing industry needs to print the licence number on your food products.

Now the businesses which do not fall under the above two categories, they need to go for FSSAI Central Licence, the importer and exporters mandatorily needs central licence, in case you are in a business having multiple outlets across the country then you need to go for central licence fo your registered address and also need to get basic state or central licences depending on the turnover of each outlet.

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Food License FAQs

What is FSSAI ?

On August 23, 2006 all the food safety related acts came under one Food Safety and Standards Authority of India(FSSAI) which has the supreme authority related to the food like manufacturing, processing, packing, transportation and its distribution. It has become mandatory to possess a food license for everyone who are in the chain which requires the food handling at any stage. License or registration with FSSAI is necessary for everyone who is doing a food business. Whether a FBO requires a License or registration depends upon the factors like capacity of production, handling nature of food business activities and area of operation.

Why you should get FSSAI license?

1.There is a high degree of consumer confidence in safety & quality of food.
2.It helps to promote innovation in foods products
3.It helps in removal of multiple regulations.
4.It facilitates trade without compromising consumer safety & a larger share.

What is FSSAI all about?

1.Decentralization of licensing for food products.
2.Simple and easy issue of license with time frame of 1 month.
3.There is no license for small FBO’s, only registration is mandatory.
4.This act assures safety of consumer and ensures full compensation to victim in case of injury or death.

FSSAI instructions

1.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.

FSSAI registration Procedure?

3 Easy Steps.
Step 1.
1. Consultation and Documentation.
Our FSSAI expert help you with type of Registration, eligibility and Documentation.
->1 to 2 days.
Step 2.
2. Application Filing and Approval.
You sit back and Concentrate on your business. We will work hard on your application and will be Registration ASAP.
->3 To 4 days.
Step 3.
3. LICENSE DELIVERY
Digital and Hard Copy of License is Delivered to your workplace.
->5 to 7 days.

Do I need to apply for an FSSAI license, if I am planning to sell some homemade stuff online on a very small scale?

Yes you need to have a FSSAI registration only if your business is on small scale and turnover is between 0-12 lakh.

I want to renew my license. How is it done?

LegalDocs will help you to get a new license as well as license renewal. You just need to provide your old license to us. It can be done prior to 30 days of expiring of the current license.

We have units in multiple states. Which type of license should I get?

You need to have a central Food Safety license.

What is FSSA, 2006 & why this Act is needed?

Food Safety and Security Act of 2006 is an Act and FSSAI has been established under the that sets standards for food products based on science and regulates their production, storage, distribution, sales and imports. Its main motive was to maintain the a particular standard of the food quality and to curb the adulteration and substandard quality of food.

Does FSSA serve the purpose of a unified food law?

Yes, as the Act consolidates various food laws.

Who is responsible for implementation & Enforcement of FSSA, 2006? Or Who is the regulatory authority under the Food Act in India?

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India with the help of State Food Authorities are responsible for implementation & enforcement of FSSA, 2006.

What are the priorities of FSSAI?

The priorities of the FSSAI is 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. Its main motive was to maintain the a particular standard of the food quality and to curb the adulteration and substandard quality of food.

What does FSSAI do?

FSSAI has to do the following things:
(i) laying down science based standards for articles of food
(ii) to regulate manufacture, storage, distribution, sale and import of food
(iii) to facilitate food safety.

Which Acts/Orders related to food is repealed in FSSA, 2006? Or What are the major elements of the law?

The following Acts/Orders mentioned in second schedule of the Act are going to be repealed in Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006: 1. Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954 2. Fruit Products Order, 1955
3. Meat Food Products Order, 1973
4. Vegetable Oil Products (Control) Order, 1947
5. Edible Oils Packaging (Regulation) Order, 1998
6. Solvent Extracted Oil, De oiled Meal, and Edible Flour (Control) Order, 1967
7. Milk and Milk Products Order, 1992
8. Any other order under Essential Commodities Act, 1955 relating to food

How does this Act change the way PFA regulates the food? What are the major difference between the new Act & PFA Act?

The critical shifts from PFA to FSSAI are as under: PFA FSSA Multiple Authorities Single Authority Adulteration Safety Inspection / Control Monitoring Surveillance Insufficient Enforcement Full time district Officer, Food Safety Personnel officer under FSC

How consumers are benefited through FSSA?

The representative of the consumer organizations are members of the Food Authorities and Central Advisory Committee. So with the fear of legal actions there is very less chance of food quality being poor amongst the sellers having food safety license. Thus having a Food Business registration gives you a clear advantage to increase the consumer base at a faster rate.The in case of injury of death of consumer there is a provision for compensation to the consumer.

What role Food Authority is currently playing to ensure quality and safe food to the consumers?

The mandate of Food Authority is 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. Food Authority is in the process of formulating and finalizing the various regulations/guidelines in terms of provisions under the Act to ensure the quality and safety of food and giving effect to the mandate of the Food Authority.

What is the procedure for changing standards / regulations?

(i) The new regulations / amendments will be made in the FSSAI standards /regulations from time to time and is ongoing process (ii) The regulations / amendments will be placed before the Scientific Panels and Scientific Committee for their opinions / recommendation. (iii) The regulation will be approved by the Food Authority and draft notified after previous approval of Central Government. (iv) The draft notification is also notified to WTO Member Countries for their comments. (v) A time period of normally 60 days is given for information of the persons likely to be affected thereby and sending the comments to the FSSAI. (vi) The comments received on the draft notification are examined by the FSSAI. In case of divergent comments are received on the draft standards / regulations. (vii) The final notification is published in the Gazette of India giving date of effects of its implementation and simultaneously notified to the WTO Member Countries for information & reference.

How New Act will curb increasing food adulteration?

There will be better auditing, Food Safety Management System (FSMS), traceability, recall and other systems in place which will help in curbing food adulterants.

Does FSSAI provide training to food business operators?

FSSAI create awareness about food safety with FBO and will be coordinating training with the help of accredited with agencies / universities.

Whether Food Authority is working toward quality certification of eatables including small restaurants, street hawkers etc?

No, however the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India had supported an initiative taken by industry, State Government and other agencies to develop safety and hygiene standards for eating establishments in Delhi in preparation for the Commonwealth Games 2010.

Are there any microbiological guidelines for food in India?

There are no microbiological guidelines for food in India, however the microbiological standards exists in the FSSAI regulations for foods in India.

What are functional foods, nutraceuticals, & who is the regulatory authority?

The functional food and nutraceuticals are explained in the section 22 of the FSS Act and will be regulated by FSSAI under section 22 of the Act which is available on FSSAI website.

Lot of Foods like Energy drinks, Nutraceuticals, Food Supplements, Functional foods etc. are coming in the market every day. Who is the regulatory authority for these products and what is being done to ensure the quality and safety standards of these products?

The FSSAI is in the process of developing the regulation for Novel Foods, functional foods, food supplements etc. which is under consideration of the Scientific Panel on Functional Foods, Nutraceuticals, Dietetic Products and Other Similar Products of the Food Authority and will further be considered by the Scientific Committee, Food Authority and notified in the Official Gazette after previous approval of the Central Government.

What are GM foods & organic foods & does FSSAI provides regulations for such type of foods?

GM foods means food and food ingredients composed of or containing genetically modified or engineered organisms obtained through modern biotechnology, or food and food ingredients produced from but not containing genetically modified or engineered organisms obtained through modern biotechnology. The GM foods does not come under the purview of FSSAI. “Organic food” means food products that have been produced in accordance with specified organic production standards.

How can I know whether a particular food additive can be used in a food product in India?

The limit for use of particular food additives can be seen in the FSSAI regulation 2010 for food additives which are available on FSSAI website.

What is a food recall & what is its purpose?

“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 there under. The purpose is to prevent, reduce or eliminate a risk arising from food to the consumer.

Where can consumers find information on recalls of food products?

The information on recall of food products may be provided on Food Authority website.

What should consumers do if they have a product that has been recalled?

The consumer should not consume the product and return it to the shopkeeper from where they have purchase the product or return it to the company representative.

How do I complain about food bought from a shop or restaurant?

The consumer should complain to the Food Safety Officer / Designated Officer /DC of the area or Food Safety Commissioner of the State.

Where can one obtain information on food safety?

The information can be obtained from website of the FSSAI

What is the role of Food Authority vis-a-vis ban on import of milk products from China and what is the current status in the matter? What steps have been taken by the Government to stop melamine contamination?

FSSAI has issued Advisory to the concerned Ministries /Departments for imposing immediate restriction on import of dairy products from China. The DGFT has imposed ban on import of milk and milk products from China upto December, 2011 and until further orders.

What are the online available payment options?

it is through draft, credit card, online banking.

What information do I need to make payment online?

you have to fill up the online form and attach documents.

Whether there will be a single or different license for the same premises if they are multiple licenses for different product by same FBO?

There will be different license issued under FSSA as requirement of each product is different. So in the same premises if license is being taken for processing of meat, milk & fruits & vegetables, there will be a separate license as these will be done in separate portions & businesses are not connected. However, in case there is fruit & vegetable processing & godown/ store along with it, since these are connected activities, one license is applicable. FAQ on Food Safety Management Systems (FSMS)

What is meant by Food Safety Management Systems (FSMS)?

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.

What are the Key Elements of FSMS?

The five basic key elements are: Good Practices/ PRPs Hazard Analysis Management Element / System Statutory and regulatory requirements Communication

Which Section of FSS Act, 2006 describes FSMS?

Section 16(2)(c) provides for the Mechanism for accreditation of certification bodies for Food Safety Management Systems and Section 44 of FSS Act provides for Recognition of organisation or agency for food safety audit and checking compliance with Food Safety Management System required under the Act or the rules and regulation made there under.

What is the Purpose of FSMS?

To ensure the manufacture, storage, distribution and sale of safe food.

Give the name of agencies which have been empanelled by FSSAI for inspection/ auditing of FBOs?”

The list of shortlisted agencies for Inspection/ Auditing of FBOs are as under: 1. M/s. Export Inspection Council of India, Delhi 2. M/s. Indian Register Quality Systems, Mumbai 3. M/s. INDOCERT, Kerala 4. M/s. TUV SUD South Asia, Mumbai 5. M/s. Det Norske Veritas, AS, Mumbai 6. M/s. One Cert Asia Agri Certification Pvt. Ltd., Jaipur 7. M/s. National Productivity Council, Delhi

Who will assign the job to agency. Do agencies have to contact FBO directly?

There are various job as per scope of work. Inspections will be ordered by State/ Central Licensing Authority/ DO. Auditing can also be ordered by respective DOs. However for annual audit/ consultancy, training, FSMS plan etc. have to be handled by agency on the requirement of FBO.

Whether the Food Business Operators are assigned by FSSAI in the place where the Inspection / Certification Body is located or anywhere in India?

Food Safety Commissioner can decide about agencies for their States/areas. FBOs are free to choose as per their requirement.

If more than 1 agency is located at the same place then who will decide which agency will go for the FBO Inspection?

The power lies with the Designated Officer. DO has to decide if he is authorising agency or his FSOs for such inspection.

How many times inspection has to be conducted in a year?

Depends on improvement/ compliance submitted by Agency, DO will decide accordingly. Inspections are to be ordered by DO.

What is FSSAI License?

Food safety registration with FSSAI is necessary for everyone who is doing a food business. Whether a FBO requires a FSSAI License or registration depends upon the factors like capacity of production, handling nature of food business activities and area of operation.

Do I need to apply for a FSSAI Food license, if I am planning to sell some homemade stuff online on a very small scale?

Yes you need to have a FSSAI registration only if your business is on small scale and turnover is between 0-12 lakh.

Does FSSA serve the purpose of a unified food law?

Yes, as the Act consolidates various food laws.

What is fssai registration fee?

LegalDocs provides the best service at affordable prices. Basic registration starts from Rs 3500/-, State License starts from Rs. 10000/- and central license starts from Rs. 17000/-.

How to check fssai license number online?

You can check FSSAI License number online on fssai website.

Who is the regulatory authority under the Food Act in India?

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India(FSSAI) with the help of State Food Authorities are responsible for implementation & enforcement of FSSA, 2006.

What does FSSAI do?

FSSAI has to do the following things:
(i) laying down science based standards for articles of food
(ii) to regulate manufacture, storage, distribution, sale and import of food
(iii) to facilitate food safety.

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