Organic Foods

Saudi Arabia Modifies the Legal formalities for the Clearance of Organic Food Products

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Posted By: Besma Ettoumi

eu-proposes-import-tolerances-for-the-pesticide-deltamethrin (1)-3On May 1st, 2024, the Saudi Food and Drug Authority updated the “Requirements and conditions for the clearance of organic food products”.

The summary of the major updates is as follows:

  • Legal documents to assure clearance of Organic Products Certificates including Organic food product, Organic production unit’s and for the Organic food product export;
  • Import Ban products are not allowed and shall not be handled manually or exposed to ionizing radiation;
  • The label shall explicitly carry the Name, Number and Organic product Logo approved by the Country of Origin;
  • The Manufacturer shall use approved Organic materials for cleaning the packaged containers and ensure the products are transported as per the standard requirement;
  • The product must be registered in the Authority’s electronic system for imported food and must meet the requirements of the approved technical regulations.


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