FSSAI mandates food safety audit of Food Businesses holding Centres license and falling under high risk categories of food businesses

Sep 11, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on August 13, 2019, has mandated the food safety audit of Food Businesses holding Centres license and falling under the high risk categories of food businesses under Food Safety and Standards (Food Safety Auditing) Regulation, 2018.

The categories of Businesses are as under:

Product ID

Product

1

Dairy products and analogues, excluding products of food category 2.0

8

Meat and meat products including poultry

9

Fish and fish products, including molluscs, crustaceans and echinoderms

10

Eggs and egg products

13

Foodstuffs intended for particular nutritional uses (food for infant nutrition etc.)

16

Prepared Foods (catering etc)

Further, the food businesses shall get its business audited by a recognized auditing agency at intervals specified by the Food Authority. An auditor manual with details and list of agencies can be downloaded from the link https://www.fssai.gov.in/cms/third -party-audit.php.

 

FSSAI directed all Food Businesses to comply with this order.


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