The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) is seeking feedback from the food industry (local food manufacturers and importers, as well as interested parties) on the draft Food (Amendment No. X) Regulations 2020, which is targeted to come into effect in the second half of 2020.
Summary of amendments
The draft Food (Amendment No. X) Regulations 2020 contains amendments to the Food Regulations, mainly to allow the use of new food additives, extend the use of existing food additives, update existing provisions to be in line with international standards, as well as to facilitate trade.
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 2020)
Request for comments
SFA invites views and comments on the draft Food (Amendment No. X) Regulations 2020. 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., 12 June 2020, through mail, or email, to the following addresses:
Regulatory Standards Department
Food Regulatory Management Division
Singapore Food Agency
52 Jurong Gateway Road #14-01
Fax: +(65) 6334 1831
(Attention: Ms Leong Ai Ling / Mr Cheng Chee Seng)