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Food business operators informed to obtain licence

Kohima, February 8 (MExN): As per Regulation 2.1.1 and 2.1.2 of the Food Safety & Standards Regulation 2011, every business operators of food such as Pharmacies (selling food supplements, proprietary foods, etc.), Hotels, Restaurants, Provisions, Groceries, Home Based, Canteens of Schools, Colleges, Offices, etc. have to obtain Food Safety Licence/Registration from the office concerned.
Therefore, Food Business Operators of Kohima District whose Licence/Registration are valid up to March 31, 2016 are informed to renew before the stated date in order to avoid penalisation as per the Food Safety & Standards Act, Rules & Regulations. Newly established food business operators who have not obtained the stated Licence/Registration are also informed to obtain it.
There will not be any further reminders. Violators will be penalised as per the provision laid under the Food Safety & Standards Act 2006, Rules 2011 & Regulation 2011.
This was informed in a press release issued by Dr Avino Metha, Chief Medical Officer & Designated Officer, Kohima.

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