The Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Regulations, 2011 has provided details of “milk product” in Chapter 2 as:
The product which is obtained through milk processing, such product that may have food additives and some other ingredients necessary for the milk product as allowed in these regulations. It also includes:
Milk products must not contain any material which is not found in milk unless the regulations specifically provide for that.
Like any other food business operator, the FBOs dealing with Dairy units shall also apply for FSSAI Registration/License in the following categories:
Where procurement, handling and collection of milk is
Dairy units, including milk chilling units that are equipped to handle or process milk from
Dairy units include milk chilling units that are equipped to handle or process more than
As per the revised guidelines of FSSAI, FBOs involved in manufacturing Milk/Milk Products are not required to file Half-yearly returns in Form D2 w.e.f. FY 2020-21.
However, such FBOs are required to submit Annual Returns in Form D1 through the FoSCoS portal.