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Singapore Food Agency - Regulatory Standards & Veterinary Office
Consultation Period:
31 Jan 2024 - 31 Mar 2024
Status:
Open

Detailed Description

Aim

The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) is seeking feedback from the food industry, as well as interested parties on the draft Food (Amendment) Regulations 2024, which is targeted to come into effect in the second quarter of 2024.

Summary of amendments

The draft Food (Amendment) Regulations 2024 contains amendments to the Food Regulations, mainly to extend the use of permitted food additives, as well as to allow the use of new ingredients in infant formula. 

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:

https://www.sfa.gov.sg/food-information/public-consultation
(Click on "Draft Food (Amendment) Regulations 2024 (Food additives and ingredients)” and "Consultation on Draft Food (Amendment) Regulations 2024 (Food additives and ingredients)")

Request for comments

SFA invites views and comments on the draft Food (Amendment) Regulations 2024. 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 5:00 p.m. (Singapore time; UTC+8), 31 March 2024, through email, to the following address: toh_kian_han@sfa.gov.sg