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FSSAI restricts any entity to register its website with the domain name comprising the word ‘FSSAI’ or to use its name and logo

India

Jan 31, 2020

It  has  been  brought  to  the  notice  of  Food  Safety  and  Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) that a number of websites are operating with the domain name comprising the word ‘FSSAI’ along with suffix or affix ‘registration’, ‘license’, etc.  Some of such websites also use the logo of FSSAI.

FSSAI is a statutory body constituted under the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India Act, 2006.  FSSAI  has  not  authorized  any  entity  to  register  its  website  with  the  domain  name  comprising  the  word ‘FSSAI’ or to use its name and logo, or represent FSSAI as such. In the event any one intends to avail the services of any such online website for registration/ license as food business operator, it is advisable that background check of such third party should be carried out with regard to authenticity or reliability of its services. FSSAI shall not be responsible for loss or damage suffered by the FBO on account of deficiency of services by such party.

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