Act PFA, 1954 is now amended to new Food Safety and Standards Act (FSSA), 2006.
FSSAI License Applicable to:
As per new FSSA Rules, 2011 all existing and new Food Business Operators(FBO) has to mandatory convert their existing PFA, FPO,MMPO Licenses to new FSSA License. It is mandatory to obtain FSSAI License before starting of any Food Business.
FSSAI Requirement for Food Business Operators (FBO):
This is applicable to all food units involved into
Manufacturing, Processing, Import, Trading, Packing, Distribution, Storage, Transportation, Warehousing, Sales, Re-packing, Re-labelling, Wholesale, Retail, Hotel, Canteen, Dhaba, Restaurant, Club and Resorts or any kind of food business in India.
As per this new FSS rules based on scale and size of food business it is stipulated to apply to either Central Licensing Authority or State Licensing Authority or Simply Registration. Application to FSSAI Authority for new FSSAI license requires Online registration on FSSAI website and submit document file prepared according to licensing requirements as per Central/ State licensing/registration requirements.The list of documents required for conversion of license are 04 whereas for new license application there are 18 to 24 types of documents to be attached to apply.
How MAS can help you obtain FSSAI Food Licensing:
MAS have FSSAI empanelled Food Safety Consultant to provide customize guidance for obtaining your FSSAI License for Conversion or New FSSAI License.
MAS provides FSSAI Licensing Consultancy services in Delhi
FSSAI - Information about State Food Safety Department
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