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    Get FSSAI registration or FSSAI license if you are dealing in food business

    FSSAI Registration & License

    The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India FSSAI has been established under Food Safety and Standards, 2006 which consolidates various acts & orders that have hitherto handled food related issues in various Ministries and Departments. FSSAI has been created 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. The Head office of FSSAI is located at Delhi and other regional offices are located in Delhi, Guwahati, Mumbai, Kolkata, Cochin, andChennai.
    FSSAI has introduced an online application Food Licensing and Registration System (FLRS) to facilitate Food Business Operators (FBO) in India to apply for license and registration certificate.


    FSSAI License or FSSAI Registration is mandatory before starting any food businesses such as manufacturers, traders, restaurants, small eateries, grocery shop, importers, exporters, home based food businesses, dairy farms, processors, retailers, e-retailers, transporter, hotel, catering, packaging, storage, distribution, and retail food sale of products in India and outside India. FSSAI license is a 14- Digit registration number or a Food license number which must be printed on food packages and displayed in office premises.

    For turnover less than 12 lakh, among other thingsFor turnover between 12 lakhs to 20 crores, among other thingsFor turnover above 20 crores, among other things

    Food Business Operators (FBO)

    Any business or individual who are engaged in manufacturing, packaging, sale, importing, exporting and storage of the food items related to

    • Dairy and Dairy processing,
    • 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,
    • Storages and warehouses who also needs food safety registration
    • Food Manufacturers
    • Hotel/ Restaurant/ Canteen/ Caterer/ Hawker/ Vendor etc.
    • Food Wholesalers, Distributors, Retailers, Packers
    • Sellers of food ingredients
    • Food transporters
    • Food storage establishments
    • Food Processing units
    • Re-packers and Re-labellers

    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 Labelling) Regulation, 2011.
    • The permit number and logo are permitted to be shown on the name until the legitimacy of the permit according to the direction of the Food Safety and Standards (Business and enrolment on Food business) Regulations, 2011
    • The Regulation 2.6.1 of Food Safety and Standards (Packaging and Labelling) 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
    • 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

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    1. What are the criteria for FSSAI registration?
    2. Which license is required to run a food business in more than one state?
    3. How to renew FSSAI license/registration after expiry?
    4. What is the fee for modification of license?
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