FSSAI License is issued by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), Ministry of Family Health & Welfare, Government of India. FSSAI License is a license or registration required to be obtained by all food manufacturing, processing, distributing or packaging entity.
This License is governed by The Food Safety & Standards Act, 2006. This Act focuses on improving the hygiene and quality of food available in the market for sale. As per the Act, no person shall commence or carry on any food business except under a FSSAI license or FSSAI registration. Application to commence a food business must be made to the FSSAI in the prescribed format. Based on the application and supporting documents, FSSAI will accord approval to applying entity.