FSSAI declares import and testing of food as “Essential Services”

All personnel assigned to these services shall attend office where as the rest of the officials who would be working from home shall be available all the time via telephonic and electronic communication systems.

FBOs can now directly make online applications for FSSAI registration by visiting Food licensing and registration system (FLRS)

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India in its public notice dated 4th March 2020, has intimated that FSSAI has stopped the facility of filing new application for registration certificates through Common service center …

FSSAI re-operationalize the FSS (Licensing and Registration of Food Business) Regulations, 2018 for e-commerce FBOs

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India vide notification dated 2nd March 2020 has issued directions to re-operationalize the Food Safety and Standards (Licensing and Registration of Food Business) Amendment Regulations, 2018. The amendment …

FSSAI directs FBOs to be cautious against the fake news about an order seeking Rs. 1200 fine

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India in its circular dated 3rd March 2020, has cautioned against a fake news about order imposing one-year security fine of Rs. 1,200 on food businesses, that is …

FSSAI takes measures to prevent adulteration of mustard oil

Food Safety and Standard Authority vide notification dated 4th March 2020 has advised Food Safety Commissioners of all States/Union territories to carry out enforcement activities to prevent adulteration of mustard oil.

FSSAI Issues direction regarding the display of date of manufacturing and best before date on non-packaged sweets from 1st June

Food business operators dealing in sweets to display the date of manufacturing and best before date of the products. The direction shall be effective from 1st June 2020.

FSSAI extends the time limit for renewal of an existing license under the proprietary category till 30th June 2020

In its previous circular the Food Business Operators who were holding license for “Proprietary Food” where directed to get the existing license modified to a category of “formulated supplements for children” before the renewal of …

FSSAI extends deadline for implementing alcoholic beverages regulation.

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India has extended the time period for implementing the labelling requirement of Indian Brandy, as Indian Brandy (made from molasses spirit) to a later date till fresh notification …

FSSAI issues Food Safety and Standards (Food Product standards and food additives) Amendment Regulation.

The Draft Food Safety and Standards (Food Product standards and food additives) Amendment Regulation, 2020 suggests that “Milk and Meat producing animals except poultry and fish shall not be fed with feed containing meat or …

FSSAI mandated that feed for food producing animals shall comply with BIS specifications for compounded feeds for cattle

Food Safety and Standards Authoity of India vide notification dated 27 January 2020 has mandated that producers of commercial feeds and feed materials manufactured for Meat and Milk producing animals shall comply with specifications for …