Those operating their business without a license will be penalised up to Rs 5 lakh and jailed up to six months.
Food safety officials of Gautam Budh Nagar, Noida (UP), plans to organise a camp on 4th February inviting operators to get their registration done as the licensing of Food Business Operators (FBOs) have been made mandatory by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).
SN Singh, Food Safety Officer, said, “A camp will be organised on 28th January at the CMO office in Sector 39 to register food vendors and provide them with licenses. The camp will be organised in accordance with the directions of FSSAI to provide licenses to all food vendors.”
According to a media report, registration is needed for all food manufacturers, packers, wholesalers, distributors and sellers, hotels, restaurants, clubs, canteens, caterers, food transporters, food storage establishments and food processing units.