Singapore Veterinary Drugs

Singapore Amends Food Regulations 2023 on Veterinary Drug Residues

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Posted By: Ashwanandhini Govindarajan

singapore flag (2)On April 18, 2023, the Singapore Food Agency issued a regulation under section 56(1) of the Sale of Food Act 1973 “Food (Amendment) Regulations 2023 on Veterinary Drug Residues”.

The following changes to the food regulation include:

  • Replacement of regulations 32 and 33 with “Residual Antimicrobial agent” and “Veterinary drug residues”;
  • Zeranol has been excluded from the 9th schedule;
  • Class IV chemical preservative Nisin has been added to the 19th regulation;
  • Food business operators shall comply with Regulation 33 and the new Eighteenth Schedule.

The regulation will come into operation on April 28, 2023.

To view the regulation, check out the Food News Monitoring System.