The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has been established under Food Safety and Standards , 2006 to handle 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 functions of FSSAI is to maintain the quality of food in the country.
The head office of FSSAI is situated at Delhi.
The important functions of FSSAI:
The chairperson of FSSAI is Ms Rita Teaotia and CEO is Shri Pawan Kumar Agarwal
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