Every food business operator shall ensure to protect human life, health, consumer’s interests, including fair practices in all kinds of food. No food business operator allowed to sell, store or distribute the food which is unsafe. Any food, which is unsafe from the packet or consignment, its shall be presumed all the foods in that consignment is unsafe. The manufacturer or packer of food shall be liable for the consignment. Further the seller is liable if they sold the food after its expiry, kept in unhygienic place or condition, Misbranded, and without manufactures information.
No person shall start or carry any food business without a license. Any person desirous to start a food business shall make an application through Solubilis to the designated as per the prescribed format and along with fees. A single licence may be allowed by the Officer for one or more products and also for different establishments or premises in the same area. A separate license to be applied if the food are sold, stored, or manufactured in different premises.
Designated Officer will issue or cancel licence of food business operators. As per the act if a licence is not issued within two months the applicant may start his food business after 31 expiry of the said period.