FSSAI Act 2006 Indian Food Safety and Standard Act

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FSSAI Act 2006 Indian Food Safety and Standard Act

  1. 1. Food Safety & Standard Act, 2011• The Government of India by notification established a body known as the Food Safety & Standards Authority of India under this FSS Act 2006• FSSAI is to ensure availability of wholesome safe food for human consumption• The Food Safety Standards Authority of India is governed by Ministry of Health and Welfare• The FSSAI made the eight different Regulations and has been implemented from 5th August 2011 in the interest of Food Business Operators and consumers
  2. 2. FSSA Integrated the following Acts• The Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954• The Fruit Products Order, 1955• The Meat Food Products Order, 1973• The Vegetable Oil Products (Control) Order, 1947• The Edible Oils Packaging (Regulation) Order, 1998• The Solvent Extracted Oil, De-oiled Meal & Edible Flour (Control) Order, 1967• The Milk & Milk Products Order, 1992• Any other order issued under the Essential Commodities Act, 1955 (10 of 1955) relating to food
  3. 3. Need of new Food Safety Law• Removal of multiple regulations• To harmonize with international laws• Based on science & risk analysis• Regulatory requirements will be applied consistently & equitably across sectors & groups• Facilitating trade without compromising consumer safety & a larger share in global food trade• Enabling innovation in foods• Healthy nation
  4. 4. Salient Feature of the Act - FSSA• Decentralization of licensing for food products• Easy issue of License with time frame of two months.• No License for small food business operators; only registration is mandatory• The act ensures safety of consumers and assures full compensation to victim in case of injury or death• The act emphasizes on training and awareness program regarding food safety for food business operators, consumers and regulators• The act encourages self regulation through introduction of Food Recall Procedures
  5. 5. Benefits of New Law on F&B Industry• Minimizing legal hassles• Safeguarding the consumer health• Increasing customer satisfaction & response• Lowering the percentage of deaths occurring due food infections & poisoning & also long term consequences due to such incidents• Self Regulation with the introduction of Food Recall procedures
  6. 6. Implications of the New Law on F&B Industry• Registration & Licensing (including vendors)• Conducting regular Food, Beverage, Air & Swab (Hand & Food contact surfaces) Tests• Conducting Hygiene Audits or Inspection• Vendor Audits or Inspection• Pre – Transportation & Dispatch Audits• Food Safety Management System Plan
  7. 7. Any Questions??? Contact Us At Phone: +91 22 24220999 +91 22 24220555 Helpline : +91 9833613377 info@equinoxlab.com Log on to www.fssai.co.in

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