The Food Safety and Standard Authority of India has made it mandatory for all Food Business Operators to obtain online registration/license of their establishments for running their business.
A State Govt official said 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. were covered under the Food Business Operators.
Official said that Operators will have to register or obtain license before 4 February, 2016, and action would be taken against the Food Business Operators which failed to obtain license/registration before the time limit under the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006, he further added.
Food Business Operators could contact the Chief Medical Officer or Designated Officer or Food Safety Officer of their concerned district.