FSSAI issues food businesses manufacturing products under the purview of Central Licensing Authorities

Sep 17, 2021 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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Industry Specific Compliance

The Food Safety and Standard Authority of India (FSSAI) on September 16, 2021 has issued Food businesses manufacturing products covered under Food Safety and Standards (Health Supplements, Nutraceuticals, Food for Special Dietary Use, Food for Special Medical Purpose, Functional Food and Novel Food) Regulations, 2016 to be covered under the purview of Central Licensing Authorities. 

Therefore, it has been decided with the approval of the Food Authority to license food businesses manufacturing products covered under the said regulations through Central Licensing Authorities only. The Central License option shall be available for manufacturers of food products covered under Nutraceutical regulations. 

Further, all existing State Licensed FBOs having license for the food products under Food Safety and Standards (Health Supplements, Nutraceuticals, Food for Special Dietary Use, Food for Special Medical Purpose, Functional Food and Novel Food) Regulations, 2016 shall migrate to Central License with a modification fee of Rs. 1000 and the payment of the differential amount between State License fee and Central License fee for remaining number of complete years of validity of their existing licenses by December 31, 2021.

[Order No- 15(31)2020/FoSCos/RCD/FSSAI]

 


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