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Indonesia: BPOM Regulation No. 26 of 2021 - Nutrition Information on Processed Food Label

Indonesia | 01 11, 2021

In November, the Indonesia National Agency of Drug and Food Control (BPOM) released Food and Drug Administration Regulation No. 26 of 2021 regarding the revised Regulations for Nutrition Information on Processed Food Label. The details of the amended regulations can be found here. A summary of key amendments is given below: Article 1: Definition of ‘’food’’ and ‘’everyone’’ has been omitted; Definition of ‘’nutrients’’,’’serving size’’ and ‘’ Nutritional Adequacy Rate (AKG)’’ has been revised; New definition of ‘’non-nutritional substances’’, ‘’2D Barcode’’and ‘’food business actors’’ has been...

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China: Administrative Measures for the Supervision of Import and Export Food Safety

China | 10 11, 2021

On 10 November 2021, the China General Administration of Customs (GACC) announced interpretation guidelines to clarify the Decree 249 regarding the Administrative Measures on Import and Export Food Safety. A summary of the key highlights from the Gui...

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China: General Rules for Nutrition Labelling (GB 28050-2011)

China | 26 09, 2021

On 26 September 2021, the China National Health Commission (NHC) proposed amendments to the National Food Safety Standard on the General Rules for Nutrition Labelling of Pre-packaged Foods (GB 28050).  A summary of key proposed amendments is giv...

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Thailand: Regulations on Nutrition Labelling

Thailand | 01 09, 2021

In September 2021, the Thailand Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed amendments to the Regulations on Nutrition Labelling. A summary of the proposed amendments is given below: Article 1 T...

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Thailand: Regulations on Health Claims of Food

Thailand | 01 09, 2021

In September 2021, the Thailand Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed Draft Regulations on Health Claims of Food. A summary of the proposed regulations is given below: Article 1 stipulates th...

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Indonesia: Decree on the Types of Products Mandatory to be Halal Certified

Indonesia | 03 11, 2021

On 3 November 2021, the Indonesia Halal Product Assurance Organising Agency (BPJPH) notified the WTO (G/TBT/N/IDN/138) regarding a proposal for the tariff for public services provided by BPJPH through...

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Vietnam Government Released Decree Detailing a Number of Articles of the Law on Environmental Protection

Vietnam | Jan 10, 2022

On 10 January 2022, the Government of Vietnam released Decree 08/2022/ND-CP, pursuant to the Law on Environmental Protection. The scope of the Decree covers the protection of environment; environmental zoning, strategic environmental assessment, env...

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Korea MFDS Opened Consultation on Safety Review Results of the Genetically Modified Microbial-derived Food Additive Lipase

South Korea | Jan 10, 2022

On 10 January 2022, the Korea Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) opened consultation on the safety review results of the genetically modified microbial-derived food additive lipase (product name: Lipozyme 435, Lipozyme CALB). A summary of the re...

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China SAMR Opened Consultation on Health Function Catalogue Allowed for Health Food Claims – Non-Nutrient Supplements (2022 Edition)

China | Jan 13, 2022

On 13 January 2022, the China State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) called for public consultation on draft regulations related to the Health Food Functional Catalogue Allowed for Health Food Claims of Non-nutrient Supplements, and its su...

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Indonesia BPJPH Released Decree Regarding Materials Excluded From Halal Certification Obligation

Indonesia | Dec 27, 2021

The Indonesia Halal Product Assurance Organising Agency (BPJPH) released the Ministerial Decree No. 1360 Regarding Materials that are Excluded from Halal Certification Obligation. The decree came into force on 27 December 2021. The content of the de...

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Thailand FDA Opened Consultation on Revised Terms and Conditions for the Use of Certain Food Additives

Thailand | Jan 18, 2022

On 18 January 2022, Thailand Food and Drug Authority (FDA) opened consultation regarding the draft regulation on revised terms and conditions for the use of certain food additives. This follows the resolution of the Codex Committee on Food Additives,...

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India FSSAI Proposed Draft Regulations for Food Safety and Standards (Packaging) Amendment Regulations, 2022

India | Jan 19, 2022

On 19 January 2022 the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) proposed draft regulations for Food Safety and Standards (Packaging) Amendment Regulations, 2022 permitting the use of recycled plastics as food contact materials based on th...

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China SAMR Announced Amendments to Strengthen the Supervision of the Quality and Safety of Solid Beverages

China | Jan 07, 2022

On 7 January 2022, China State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) released an announcement regarding amendments to the Draft Announcement for Strengthening the Supervision of the Quality and Safety of Solid Beverages.The major changes are as...

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Indonesia BPJPH Announced Draft Decree Regarding Materials Excluded From Halal Certification Obligation

Indonesia | Jan 06, 2022

On 6 January 2022, the Indonesia Halal Product Assurance Organising Agency (BPJPH) notified the WTO (G/TBT/N/IDN/140) of the draft decree regarding materials that are excluded from mandatory Halal certification obligation.In general, materials exclud...

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