Are you a home chef selling food and bakery items without license?
You might have to pay a fine of Rs 5 lakh and face imprisonment for up to 6 months.
State food and safety department has introduced the rule as per norms of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India.
License is mandatory for those with sales above Rs 12 lakh.
For businesses below that, registration is necessary.
Homemade food catering and delivery has become a popular mode of business amid the lockdown.
Since March 2020, only 2,300 registrations have taken place, according to reports.
Many units are operating without license or registration.
Anyone can file an application online on the FSSAI site.
So, it’s better to be proactive than reactive.
Register today for a safer tomorrow.