It is a legal document published by the FSSAI License, a separate agency of the Indian government's Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The licence ensures that food establishments adhere to the rules for food safety and cleanliness as outlined in the 2006 Food Safety and Standards (FSS) Act.
Any organisation engaged in the manufacture, processing, packing, storage, transportation, distribution, and sale of food items must have an FSSAI licence. This comprises eateries, food producers, processors, retailers, caterers, importers, exporters, food e-commerce platforms, and other enterprises involved in the food industry.