Brief Interpretation of the Announcement from FSSAI: New regulation for Labeling of Packaged Food are in the pipeline, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued a draft regulation for labeling of Packaged Food Articles on 27.12.2012 and the objections or suggestions were invited from the stakeholders by 31.01.2013. The date for sending objections […]
The new Food Safety and Standards Act shifts from mere regulatory regime to self-compliance through Food Safety Management System. Under the new Act the Food Business Operators have to ensure that food processed, manufactured, imported or distributed is in compliance with the food laws.
No Food Business can be run without obtaining a license or registration certificate from the State Govt. food safety department or Central Govt. Food Safety Licensing Office depending upon the nature of the food business and production capacity/Annual turnover of the food business.