Food Safety and Standards Authority of India is an autonomous body which works under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, GOI. FSSAI Registration or License is responsible for protecting and promoting public health through the regulation and supervision of food safety.
FSSAI registration is a 14-digit registration Number or a Food license number which must be printed on food packages or Displayed in Premises. This 14 digit FSSAI license number gives data about the producer’s permit or enrollment subtle elements, and the assembling state.
Any food business operator that is in the business of manufacturing, processing, storing, distributing and sale of food must mandatorily apply for and have an FSSAI Registration / License. Same way all proprietary food requires to get FSSAI registration/ license. Proprietary food means an article of food that has not been standardized under these regulations, but does not include any novel food, foods for special dietary use, foods for special medical purposes, functional foods, nutraceuticals, health supplements and such other articles of food which the central government may notify in this behalf.