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Japan Publishes Partial Amendment on the Food Labeling Standards

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Posted By: Sandhya Sashikumar

Infant FoodsOn June 29, 2023, the Consumer Affairs Agency of Japan published a regulation on the “Partial amendment of food labeling standards" per section 13 of the Food Sanitation law.

The scope of the document includes the following points:

  • Food such as Infant Formula, Infant Food for special medical purposes, etc., specified in the regulation shall comply with Infant standards;
  • The label shall clearly indicate the Infant Food is subjected to the standards for radioactive substances based on the food sanitation law;
  • The standard prohibits misleading consumers of foods that are not Infant Foods;

The regulation is effective from June 29, 2023.

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