Difference Between FSSAI License and Ayush License
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The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has been established under Food Safety and Standards ,2006 which consolidates various acts & orders that have hitherto handled food related issues in various Ministries and Departments. FSSAI has been created for laying down science based standards for articles of food and to regulate their manufacture, storage, distribution, sale and import to ensure availability of safe and wholesome food for human consumption.
One of the necessary conditions after registering business entity is to obtain Government License / Permits. In case you are into food industry e.g hawker, itinerant vendor, temporary stall holder; food distributor in any religious or social gathering events except a caterer, or by any way related to manufacturing, transportation, storage or distribution of food product or tiny food business, you must obtain an FSSAI Registration or FSSAI License before starting operations.
As mentioned under the FSS Act 2006, every food business operator (FBO) shall get its business registered or obtain a license under FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India)
Which Food Business Operators (FBO’s) required FSSAI License
All food processing plants including re-labelers and re-packers.
Dairy units including milk chilling house equipped to handle or process
Vegetable oil processing units and units involved in producing vegetable oil by the process of solvent extraction and refineries including oil expeller unit:
FBO involved in Slaughtering
FBO processing Meat products
FBO involved in Wholesaling food products
FBO involved in Retailing
FBO involve in Distribution
FBO as a Supplier
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Which Food Business Operators (FBO’s) required Ayush License
FBO engaged in manufacturing of (ayurvedic/Unani/Herbal) drugs and medicines.
FBO engaged in manufacturing of (ayurvedic/Unani/Herbal) cosmetic products
FBO engaged in manufacturing of (ayurvedic/Unani/Herbal)health supplement products
Ayurvedic Drug license is to manufacture drugs & medicines made up of natural ingredient like turmeric, ginger, roots of various plants or tree, black pepper etc.
The Ministry of AYUSH was formed on 9th November 2014 to ensure the optimal development and propagation of AYUSH systems of health care. Earlier it was known as the Department of Indian System of Medicine and Homeopathy (ISM&H) which was created in March 1995 and renamed as Department of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) in November 2003, with focused attention for development of Education and Research in Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy.
Ayurveda is an ancient healing therapy that enhances longevity, it’s also known as “Science of life”. Ayurveda is one of the ancient surviving medical systems in the world started almost around 5000 years ago.
The basics on which the Ayurvedic system is founded are essentially true for all group of people and so can be easily adopted century after century.
The idea of Ayurveda explains a series of conceptual systems characterized by balance and disorder, wellbeing and disease. It explains that a person’s mental, emotional and spiritual being are all interconnected and even a small imbalance between them results in health disorder and diseases.
Nowadays Ayurvedic products are in great demand because of their impact on healing body internally.
Export demands are rising every month from India. Countries like Russia, U.S, Canada, European Union etc. are the biggest importer of Ayurvedic products from India.
In order to manufacture Ayurvedic medicines, one must obtain a Ayush manufacturing license from Ministry of Ayush