Japan Implements New Rules to Handle Meat Exported to Singapore

| Japan
Posted By: Annie He

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On May 31, 2019, the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare - MHLW (厚生労働省) has established the "Handling Rules for meat exported to Singapore.“

The aim of the document is to introduce new rules on the following:

  • Meat hygiene certificate and export quarantine certificate, issued by the Food Sanitation Authority and the Animal Health Authority, respectively;
  • Export requirements of meat to Singapore;
  • Farms feeding animals that serve as the origin of Singapore exported meats;
  • Procedure requirements, including a new form for the site of slaughter in case of meat exported to Singapore.


View the full text of the amendments here.