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It has been brought to the notice of the 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 anyone 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 a third party should be carried out with regard to the 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.

Public is informed that applications for FSSAI license or registration by the Food Business Operators (FBOs) can only be made at the online Food Licensing and Registration portal of FSSAI by using the link https://foodlicensing.fssai.gov.in/index/aspx.


Food Safety and Standards Authority of India

[Press Release dt. 09-01-2020]

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Allahabad High Court: Petitioner-institution claimed before the Bench of Ajay Bhanot, J. that nine students, who were admitted directly in the D.El.Ed./B.T.C. course, were not to be permitted to appear in the examination.

Petitioner brought Court’s attention on the communication of the Examination Regulatory Authority. This communication was addressed to the Principal of District Institute of Education & Training (DIET), Mathura. According to the communication, DIET had to confirm to the Examination Regulatory Authority whether the names, particulars, and number of students were uploaded for on-line verification and were they on the website of the Examination Regulatory Authority. In reply, the nine students were mentioned to be admitted and their papers were received in the office of DIET, Mathura. Though, the reply mentioned nothing about the names being uploaded/locked on the website of the Examination Regulatory Authority. It was contended by petitioner that the future of students will be affected even though they had taken valid admission in the Institute.

High Court after hearing the contentions of the parties was of the view that this matter requires to be considered. [Maharaja College, Mathura v. State of U.P., 2019 SCC OnLine All 106, Order dated 25-01-2019]