These are the laws that govern the several aspects of safety and distribution of Food and Beverages which includes sanitation, licensing and other necessary permits that are required to start up and run a food business. The legislation that dealt with food safety in India was the Prevention of Food Adulteration Act and Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is the apex food regulator. It is empowered by and functions under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. The FSSAI implements and enforces food regulations as prescribed in the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 (FSS Act).
Caution and care should be observed in advertising of Food and Beverage especially ones containing high fat, Sugar and Salt(HFSS), advertisements should not be misleading or deceptive, advertisements for food or beverages unless nutritionally designed as such should not be promoted or portrayed as meal replacement as per Advertising Standards Council of India.
We specialize in F&B laws applicable in India and provide legal advisory services, relating to food safety laws applicable from procurement and storage of raw material to preparation and service/distribution of prepared food, packaging, storage and advertisement of food. We do periodical audits and provide the advisory services , we help businesses involved in the F & B industry to procure and maintain necessary permits and licenses to operate businesses in the F & B industry.