All eligible food business operators like manufacturers, distributors, transporter, retailers, etc. need to have an FSSAI license with 1 year or 5-year validity before the commencement of food business. Before the expiration of the license, it is also mandatory to renew the FSSAI License.
If renewal application has not been filed within this time, then the penalty will be of 100 Rs per day for delay. Thus, if the registration of renewal FSSAI License has not been implemented within the specified time, then it is considered as the closed of license and thus a food business operator would not be able to continue their food business.
So to avoid fines, Food Business operators have to then apply for renewal license within a specified time if they want to continue their food business without any issue. It is wise to renew your food license at that time.continue reading