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What is FSSAI Food Licence?

What is the full form of FSSAI?

What is Fssai What are food safety and standards rule?
What is Fssai central license?

FSSAI Food License is compulsory License to be obtained before commencing any food business by any legal entity involved in handling food items e.g. Manufacturer, Repacked, Relabeller, Storage, Warehousing, Transporter, Supplier, Wholesaler, Marketer (Trader), Retailer, E-commerce (Online sale of food), Exporter, Importer, Caterer, Canteen, Dhaba, Restaurants, Hotels etc..  Food Handlers are called Food Business Operators (FBO) in FSSAI.

There are 3 types of FSSAI License. 1. FSSAI Central License, 2. FSSAI State License and 3. FSSAI Registration. Food Business Operators (FBO) depending upon their Per Day Manufacturing Capacity or Annual Turnover criteria can apply for respective FSSAI Central License, FSSAI State License or Registration by applying with respective FSSAI Office in their City, State, Regional or Central FSSAI Offices through FSSAI online and offline applications by paying prescribed fees. FSSAI License can be availed for Minimum 1 year and Maximum 5 Years terms.

Full Form of FSSAI – Food Safety and Standard Authority of India.

The Government of India through Gazette Notification enacted Food Safety Standard Act in the year 2006 shortly called FSS Act, 2006.

What is FSS (Food Safety Standards) Act 2006?

FSSAI has repealed various prevailing act and rules on various food items were consolidate to make one Food Act by establishing the FSSAI Food Safety and Standards Authority of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.

How many acts are repealed by Food Safety and Standard Act 2006?

Total Seven Acts repealed by Food Safety and Standards Act 2006 as below.

  1. The Edible Oils Packaging (Regulation) Order 1998.
  2. Fruit Products Order (FPO), 1955
  3. Meat Food Products Order (MFPO) DIVISION
  4. Milk and Milk Product Amendment Regulations, 2009
  5. Prevention of Food Adulteration Act,1954
  6. Solvent Extracted Oil, De-oiled Meal and Edible Flour (Control) Order, 1967
  7. Vegetable Oil Product Order, 1980
What is Food Safety Standards Regulations?

FSS Regulations are published by FSSAI under FSS Act 2006 and FSS Rules, 2011 as implementation and monitoring guidelines to be followed by Food Business Operator (FBO) in India. Following Food Safety and Standards Regulations published by FSSAI for compliance,

There are six principal FSS regulations notified on 1 August 2011,

  1. Food Safety and Standards (Licensing and Registration of Food Businesses) Regulation, 2011
  2. Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Regulation, 2011
  3. Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restriction of Sales) Regulation, 2011
  4. Food Safety and Standards (Packaging and Labelling) Regulation, 2011
  5. Food Safety and Standards (Contaminants, Toxins and Residues) Regulation, 2011
  6. Food Safety and Standards (Laboratory and Sampling Analysis) Regulation, 2011
What is the role and function of FSSAI?

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.

Who needs FSSAI License?
What is FSS registration?

FSSAI Food License is compulsory License to be obtained before commencing any food business by any legal entity involved in handling food items e.g. Manufacturer, Repacked, Relabeller, Storage, Warehousing, Transporter, Supplier, Wholesaler, Marketer (Trader), Retailer, E-commerce (Online sale of food), Exporter, Importer, Caterer, Canteen, Dhaba, Restaurants, Hotels etc..  Food Handlers are called Food Business Operators (FBO) in FSSAI.

Refer Eligibility Criteria for FSSAI Licensing and FSSAI Registration on official fssai website.

Who is required to apply for FSSAI License?

Obtaining an FSSAI license/Registration no. is compulsory before starting any food business operation in India. It is compulsory for the following legal entities (FBO Food Business Operator).

All types of Food Manufacturer, Food Traders, Restaurants, Caterers, Hotels, Importers and Exporters of Food Products, Wholesalers of Food Products, Retailers of Food Products, Food Storage Units, Food Product Transporter, Distributors, Online Food Business Operators E-commerce

Why is FSSAI important and mandatory?

The Food Standards and Safety Authority of India (FSSAI) is the supreme authority which is responsible for regulating and supervising the food safety. It is mandatory for all the Food Business Operators (FBOs) in order to obtain an FSSAI license or Food Licenses

How can I register for FSSAI Food License Online?

How can I register in Fssai?
How do I register for food Licence?

Sign Up on Food licensing & Registration system FLRS online to create your Login ID and Password using your mobile number and email. Select Appropriate Kind of Business (KOB), Upload required documents and apply online for Fssai License/Registration by paying prescribed fees.

How can I check my FSSAI License registration Application Online?
How can I check my Fssai license status?
How can I check my FSSAI License Registration number online?

You can track your Fssai License application by using application ref. no. on Food Licensing & Registration System FLRS.

How can I change my address in FSSAI License Online?

Login with your user credential and select apply for modification from the Tab modification and proceed to the concerned license no. and select the reason for medication (Address Change). Fee will be applicable only for modification in information printed on license issued. It is known as Form-C modification. If you would like to modify information which is not printed on License then you have to apply for Non-Form C modification.

How can I check my FSSAI License renewal Online?

By using your login id credentials you can check your Fssai License Renewal online on Food Licensing & Registration System Portal.

How can I renew my FSSAI License after expiry?

Sorry, you (FBO) cannot renew your Fssai License once your License has expired. You (FBO) must have to apply for a new FSSAI License.

How much does Fssai license cost?
What is the cost fees of FSSAI Food License in India?

According to Type of FSSAI License cost fees of FSSAI Food License is. For FSSAI Central License fees is Rs. 7500 for one year. For FSSAI State License fees is Rs. 2000 and Rs. 5000 for one year respectively for non-manufacturing and manufacturing food business… FSSAI registration fees is Rs. 100 for one year. FSSAI License or registration can be applied for a maximum 5 years term.

To know more about Fssai License Fees, visit Food Licensing & Registration System FLRS Portal.

How much days or time it will take to get FSSAI License Online?

FSSAI Application to License generation may take upto 60 working days time or more as defined in FSS Rules.

How can I get Fssai Licence?

How can I get FSSAI Food Safety License Certificate?
How do I get a food safety license?
How can I apply for FSSAI Food License Online?

You can get Fssai Food Safety License by applying online on Food Licensing & Registration System based on your Kind of business. Upload required documents and apply online for Fssai License/Registration by paying prescribed fees online and submit your application.

There may be queries from respective FSSAI Office on portal, notified by SMS and email registered. Once you solve your queries, there shall be on-site inspection by Food Safety Officer (FSO) against Schedule-IV GMP requirements laid down in FSS Rules, 2011. Upon successfully complying with online documentation requirements and on-site inspection non-compliances, Designated Officer (DO) of respective FSSAI Office may issue FSSAI License.

FSSAI Application to License generation may take upto 60 working days time or more as defined in FSS Rules.

What are the Steps to Proceed and How to Achieve FSSAI food License?

First you need to sign up on Food Licensing & Registration System to create your account to apply for FSSAI License.

You can get Fssai Food Safety License by applying online on Food Licensing & Registration System based on your Kind of business. Upload required documents and apply online for Fssai License/Registration by paying prescribed fees online and submit your application.

There may be queries from respective FSSAI Office on portal, notified by SMS and email registered. Once you solve your queries, there shall be on-site inspection by Food Safety Officer (FSO) against Schedule-IV GMP requirements laid down in FSS Rules, 2011. Upon successfully complying with online documentation requirements and on-site inspection non-compliances, Designated Officer (DO) of respective FSSAI Office may issue FSSAI License.

How can I contact for complaint to FSSAI?

You can visit www.fssai.gov.in for complain against Food Business Operator or FSSAI License holder or for grievance against regulatory staff of FSSAI. For complaint against Food Business Operator / Manufacturer you can download mobile app FoodSafetyConnect and post your complaint.

FSSAI License Consultancy

How addwise can help obtain FSSAI License?

addwise have FSSAI Expert Food Safety Consultant to provide customise guidance for obtaining your FSSAI License

addwise is complete FSSAI compliance and regulatory solution service. We are Offering

  1. Product/Ingredient evaluation as per FSS Rules especially for Nutraceutical Products, Ayurvedic Formulations, Sports Formula, Slimming Formula etc,
  2. Label Claim Determination/ Labelling as per FSS Rules and Legal Metrology Rules for all kinds of food products.
  3. Complete Solution for Food Import as per FSSAI Import Regulation, Product Labelling etc.
  4. Providing regular updates on Amendments/Changes in FSS Regulation for your food product.

addwise provides FSSAI License Consultancy services in FSSAI License Ahmedabad, FSSAI License Vadodara, FSSAI License Surat, FSSAI License Rajkot, FSSAI License Junagadh, FSSAI License Surendranagar, FSSAI License Mumbai, FSSAI License Pune, FSSAI License Mehsana, FSSAI License Sidhpur, FSSAI License Palanpur, Gandhinagar, Nadiad, Anand, Kutch, Ankleshwar, Dahej, Bharuch, Vapi, Valsad, Junagadh, Porbandar, Bhavnagar, FSSAI License Maharashtra, New Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Jaipur, FSSAI License Rajasthan, Madhyapradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, FSSAI License Bangalore, Hubli, Belgam, etc.

What is Fssai training?

Mandatory training FSSAI food license holders is governed by FoSTaC (Food Safety Training and Certification). Minimum One FoSTaC Trained & Certified Supervisor For every 25 employees is compulsory. addwise is Approved FoSTaC Training Parner, FoSTac Trainer and Evalutor.  Girish Sharma is FSSAI FoSTaC Approved NLRP (National Level Resource Person) for Advance Manufacturing Training.

Other FSSAI Trainings are available at The International Training Centre on Food Safety and Nutrition (ITC – FSAN).

How can I become a Fssai trainer?

You need to visit https://fostac.fssai.gov.in/fostac/index for complete information to become FSSAI Trainer, FSSAI Training Evaluator, FoSTaC Trainer. Girish Sharma is FSSAI Approved Master Trainer to Regulatory Staff.

How can I become FSSAI Officer?

You can apply online on Fssai official website.  (Minimum Educational Qualifications-BE or B.Tech in Food Technology or Dairy Technology or Biotechnology or Oil Technology or Food Process Engineering or Food Processing Technology or Fruit & Vegetable Technology or Food Safety & Quality Assurance or Bachelor’s degree (not less than four years duration) in Medicine or Veterinary sciences or Fisheries or Animal Sciences.)

How to apply for FSSAI License?

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