Singapore Issues Food Amendment Regulation 2021


Posted By: Benoit Gruber

On September 14th, 2021, the Singapore Food Agency published the notice on "Food (Amendment) Regulations 2021".

The notice outlines the following:

  • The set of amendments changes the Food Regulations to allow the use of new food additives, ingredients and extend the use of existing food additives;
  • Revises the maximum limits for heavy metals in food to be in line with international standards;
  • Ensures coherence in the legislation;
  • Traders are advised to ensure that food products available for sale on or after October 1st, 2021, must comply with the requirements.

The regulation is effective from October 1st, 2021.

 

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