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FSSAI license now mandatory for food units in J&K

Food Safety Dept asks unit holders to obtain registration before March 1
Srinagar, Feb 3
The Food Safety Department has made it mandatory for all Food Business Operators (FBOs) in the State to obtain online registration or license of their establishments for running their business.
Officials told Rising Kashmir that the department has fixed March 1, 2016 as the last date for obtaining license or registration as per the guidelines of Food Safety and Standard Authority of India (FSSAI).
“All food manufacturers, packers, whole sellers, distributors and sellers, food importers, hotels, restaurants, clubs, canteens, caterers, food transporters, food storage establishments, food processing units etc will have to obtain online license and registration till March 1 as per FLRS (Food, Licensing and Registration System) of FSSAI,” Controller Drugs and Food Control Organization, Lotika Khajuria told Rising Kashmir.
She said the action would be taken against the operators which failed to obtain license or registration on time under the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006.
“All the business people could contact the Designated Officer or Food Safety Officer of their concerned district for any query,” the Controller said.


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