Singapore Food Agency
Singapore Food Agency, Regulatory Standards Department
Consultation Period:
03 May 2021 - 02 Jul 2021
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 No. X) Regulations 2021, which is targeted to come into effect in the fourth quarter of 2021.

Summary of amendments

The draft Food (Amendment No. X) Regulations 2021 contains amendments to the Food Regulations, mainly to permit the use of new food additives and ingredients, extend the use of existing food additives, revise the maximum limits for heavy metals in food to be in line with international standards, as well as to ensure coherence in legislation.

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 2021)

Request for comments

SFA invites views and comments on the draft Food (Amendment No. X) Regulations 2021. 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), 2 July 2021, through email, to the following address: cheng_chee_seng@sfa.gov.sg