FSSAI asks food operators to be aware of fake websites
Food safety regulator FSSAI on Thursday appealed food business operators (FBOs) to be aware of fake websites being operated for providing registration and licensing services.
"FSSAI appeals to public to exercise care and caution while applying for FSSAI licence and registration as food business operator.
In case of need for any help, applicants may approach the regional offices of FSSAI or jurisdictional designated officer or food safety officer for guidance, details of which are available at www.fssai.gov.in, he added.
It is mandatory for the following individuals or entities to obtain FSSAI Registration or License as per the rules and regulation of the Food Safety and Standard Act, 2006:All types of Food ManufacturerFood Packaging unitFood Storage unitWholesale food business operatorsFood TradersOnline Food Business OperatorCaters or HotelRaw food material suppliersExporter and Importer of food productsFood products Transporter and DistributorsFood Product retailers.
FSSAI said it has come to its notice that a number of websites are operating with the domain name comprising the word 'FSSAI' along with suffix or affix 'registration', 'licence', etc.
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