FSSAI Filing Procedure is a mandatory prospect for all the Food Business Operators, mentioned in the Schedule 2.1.13 of the FSSAI Regulations. One can submit a return electronically or in physical form as required by the concerned Food Safety Commissioner.
What’s in store for you?
The two types of FSSAI Filing Forms
The prime difference between the two FSSAI Forms
Place to submit the FSSAI Annual Returns
People who need to fill FSSAI Form D1
People who need to fill FSSAI Form D2
Last date to file the FSSAI
Consequences if failed to file the FSSAI Returns
Every Manufacturer or Importer (who has been issued a license) other than milk & milk products have to file annual returns with the FSSAI
This Form has details of the food products being handled , manufactured, exported, throughout the year
The Period for filling annual returns is 1st April to 31st March
Every FBO dealing in milk & milk products have to file half yearly returns with the FSSAI
This Form has details of the food products being handled, manufactured, exported, half yearly
The Period for filling half yearly returns is 1st April to 31th September & 1st October to 31st March
Entities who do not include milk and other dairy products in their product preparation / service require to file only FSSAI Form D1. Those which include milk and dairy products along with other raw materials need to file both D1 and D2 forms.
Here is a list of all the people who can file either D1/D2 or both –
3. Hospitality and Food Service Providers
6. Food Industries
Why an FSSAI return is to be filed?
To understand financial potential of the food industry and the concerned food business
To find out the hidden transactions
To facilitate the category of license as per the annual turnover of the food business