Procurement Of Food Registration And Food License In India

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Rathna Malhotra Gaur , Dr. Aqueeda Khan


Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 (Hereinafter refereed to as FSSAI) was enacted for laying down science-based standards for articles and food and to regulate their storage, distribution, manufacture, same and import and to ensure safe food availability to the citizens of India. The intention of the Legislature was to take care of the international practices and to create single window to guide and regulate persons engaged in manufacture, marketing, processing, transportation, import and sale of food items. The Act tries to harmonize the interest of the consumers and manufacturers to ensure (1) Food Safety (2) protect the interest of the Consumer (3) ensure safe and wholesome food for the people and at the same time ensure the growth of the Food industry in India.

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