Singapore Food Agency
Singapore Food Agency
Consultation Period:
09 Feb 2022 - 09 Apr 2022
Status:
Closed

Detailed Description

Aim

The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) is seeking feedback from the food industry (local meat importers and licensees operating slaughterhouses and meat processing establishments, as well as interested parties) on the draft Food (Amendment No. X) Regulations 2022 concerning provisions for the use of Pathogen Reduction Treatments (PRTs), which is targeted to come into effect in the third quarter of 2022.

Summary of amendments

The draft Food (Amendment No. X) Regulations 2022 contains amendments to the Food Regulations to permit the use of PRTs on meat, with accompanying conditions.

A detailed description of the proposed changes can be found in the ANNEX. The legal text of the amendments can be downloaded from SFA’s website at:

http://www.sfa.gov.sg/legislation (select “Sale of Food Act”, then click on “Draft Food (Amendment No. X) Regulations 2022)

For more consumer information on PRTs, please refer to the Risk-at-a-Glance article on the SFA website.

Request for comments

SFA invites views and comments on the draft Food (Amendment No. X) Regulations 2022. All submissions should be clearly and concisely written and should provide a reasoned explanation for any proposed revisions.

Submissions should reach SFA no later than 6:00 p.m. (Singapore time; UTC+8), 9 April 2022, through email, to the following address: herman_teo@sfa.gov.sg