Sanitation and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is an independent body set up under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. The FSSAI license has been set up under the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 which is a solidifying resolution connected with food handling and guideline in India. FSSAI license is answerable for ensuring and advancing general wellbeing through the guideline and oversight of food safety.
The FSSAI is going by a non-leader Chairperson, designated by the Central Government, either standing firm on or has held the foothold of not beneath the position of India’s Secretary to the Government  FSSAI’s current Chairperson is Ashish Bahuguna, and its current Chief Executive Officer is Pawan Kumar Agarwal. 
FSSAI was set up by the Government of India on 5 September 2008 under Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006. The FSSAI comprises an administrator and 22 individuals. The FSSAI is answerable for setting guidelines for food so there is one body to manage and no disarray in the personalities of buyers, merchants, makers, and investors. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India is the Administrative Ministry of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India.
Following that are the legal authorities granted to the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India under the FSS Act, 2006. (FSSAI). 
- Outlining of guidelines to set down sanitation principles
- Setting down rules for certification of research facilities for food testing
- Giving logical counsel and specialized help to the Central Government
- Adding to the advancement of global specialized norms in food
- Gathering and examining information in regards to food utilization, defilement, arising chances and so on
- Scattering data and advancing mindfulness about sanitation and nourishment in India.
FSSAI has set specific rules for sanitation research. The Research and Development division is answerable for research with the accompanying goals:
Create new information that would help in ceaselessly refreshing and overhauling sanitation principles which are viable with global associations
Complete proof-based investigations for improving or building approaches.
FSSAI has been commanded to fill different roles connected with the quality and guidelines of food. These capacities notwithstanding others incorporate “Setting down technique and rules for notice of the licensed labs according to ISO17025.” The FSSAI informed labs that are named:
FSSAI advised NABL to certify labs-112 
Reference Labs-14 
The FSSAI has endorsed principles for the following food items:
- Dairy items and analogs 
- Fats, oils and fat emulsions
- Foods grew from the ground items
- Cereal and grain items
- Meat and meat items
- Fish and fish items
- Desserts and ice cream parlor
- Improving specialists including honey
- Salt, flavors, fixings, and related items
- Refreshments, (other than dairy and natural products and vegetables based)
- Other food item and fixings
- Exclusive food
- Light of food
The improvement of norms is a powerful interaction dependent on the most recent advancements in food science, food utilization design, new food items, and added substances, changes in the handling innovation prompting changed particulars, headways in food logical techniques, and distinguishing proof of new dangers or other administrative choices.
Plan of norms of any article of food under the Food Safety and Standards Act 2006, includes a few phases. Afterthought by the Food Authority, the draft standard is distributed (Draft advised), for welcoming partner remarks. Since India is a signatory to the WTO-SPS Committee, Draft Standard is additionally advised in WTO. From that point, considering the remarks got from the partners, the Standard is settled and advised in the Gazette of India and implemented.
Buyers can interface with the FSSAI license through different channels. As of late a web-based stage called ‘Sanitation Voice’ has been sent off which assists buyers with enlisting their grumblings and inputs about food handling issues connected with defiled food, dangerous food, unsatisfactory food, marking abandons in food and deceiving claims and ads connected with different food items.