Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is an autonomous body established under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India. The FSSAI has been established under the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 which is a consolidating statute related to food safety and regulation in India. FSSAI is responsible for protecting and promoting public health through the regulation and supervision of food safety.

FSSAI has set certain guidelines for food safety research. The Research and Development division is responsible for research with the following objectives:

·    Generate new knowledge that would help in continuously updating and upgrading food safety standards which are compatible with international organizations.

·     Carry out evidence based studies for improving or building policies.

It Maintain the food quality levels in order to ensure safety and providing satisfaction to every consumer is the aim of every Food Business Operator. Food safety and standards authority of India (FSSAI) play an important role in formulating of the controlling procedures. It implements measures in order to eliminate the toxic and the hazardous elements. The result is that every consumer receives an equal level of assurance of food safety. A product’s packaging speaks about the product quality and in this way; it informs consumers about the safety standards. Food manufacturers must apply those techniques that help in controlling of food degradation. 

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