FSSAI issues Directions regarding operationalisation of Food Safety and Standards (Licensing and Registration of Food Business) Amendment Regulations, 2018

Dec 14, 2018 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


Commercial Compliance

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on November 08, 2018 has issued directions regarding operationalisation of Food Safety and Standards (Licensing and Registration of Food Business) Amendment Regulations, 2018.

The FSSAI has framed the Food Safety and Standards (Licensing and Registration of Food Business) Amendment Regulations, 2018 and the same were approved by the Food Authority in its meeting held on September 21, 2017. The regulations contain amendments in respect of the following Sections:

i)                    Section-I: Licensing and Registration of E-Commerce food business operator.

ii)                   Section-II: Documents to be enclosed for new application for license to State/Central Licensing Authority for restaurant.

iii)                 Section-III: Conditions of license for restaurant.

iv)                 Section-IV: Part-II of schedule 4 relating to general requirements on Hygienic and sanitary practices to be followed by all food business operators applying for license.

v)                  Section-V: Part IV of schedule 4 relating to establishing a small slaughter house.

vi)                 Section-VI: Part V of schedule 4 relating to good hygienic and manufacturing practices to be followed by licensed food business operators engaged in catering or food service operations.

The regulations were operationalised with effect from February 15, 2018.

The Food Safety and Standards (Licensing and Registration of Food Business) Regulations, 2011 has still under comprehensive revision. Since this shall likely to take some more time, it has been decided to re-operationalise the Food Safety and Standards (Licensing and Registration of Food Business) Regulations enclosed with the order (page 2) with effect from August 16, 2018.

URL: https://fssai.gov.in/dam/jcr:9a216a62-f67c-4ba1-93e4-9ba1ec749ca3/Direction_License_Registration_13_12_2018.pdf


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