FSSAI’s Order regarding Endorsement for +F logo within the FLRS

Aug 21, 2018 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

Food Safety and Standards (Fortification of Foods) Regulations, 2018 had been notified by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on August 02, 2018. As per the regulation, every package of fortified food shall carry the logo on the label, as specified in the Schedule II of the regulations.

To simplify the ongoing process of +F logo registration on the website of Food Fortification Resource Centre (FFRC), an endorsement procedure has been integrated within the existing Food Licensing & Registration System (FLRS), wherein Food Business Operators (FBOs) will be able to endorse their fortified products and obtain CDR file of +F logo.

All Food Business Operators (FBOs) engaged in manufacturing/ processing and relabelling/ repacking of fortified food products shall endorse their fortified food product in existing license/ registration. The FBOs shall complete this endorsement by December 31, 2018. The process flowchart is for the use of +F logo on packs of fortified commodities for Wheat Flour, Rice, Edible Oil, Double Fortified Salt and Milk the procedure mentioned below is to be followed. The procedure is based on self-compliance and is created to simplify and structure the usage of +F logo. 

·         All the Food Business Operators (FBOs) have to mandatorily use +F logo if they are fortifying their products /commodities as per the Food Safety and Standards (Fortification of Foods) Regulations, 2016.

·         The FBOs fortifying their product, shall undertake an endorsement by logging into the FLRS with their existing username and password. The process flowchart is as placed in Annexure 1.

·         On filling of details and submission of self compliance certificate, an endorsement on the existing license will be generated online immediately along with a CDR file of the +F logo.

·         It is requested that the FBO furnish their product pack shot for featuring on the FFRC website thereafter through email ([email protected]).

[File No. F.29014/FSSAI/FICS-FLRS/WORK IN I&T/ 2016]

URL: https://fssai.gov.in/dam/jcr:d7d63630-53db-480a-881c-88126875d117/Order_Endorsement_Fortification_Logo_21_08_2018.pdf


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