Fortification – Oman

According to this draft technical regulation the following food products will need to be mandatorily fortified: 1. Wheat flour 2....
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New Draft – SFDA

Following are list of the important draft regulations issued by SFDA (Saudi Arabia) for public comment: 1. Nutrition Data in...
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Traffic Light Labelling – UAE

Following products are exempted from the mandatory FOPL Traffic Light Labelling requirement for the UAE: 1. Unprocessed products: single ingredient...
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Kingdom of Bahrain – VAT

Bahrain's cabinet approved a draft law increasing the VAT from 5% to 10% to be implemented from January 2022 subject...
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Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – Salt Limits

Saudi FDA has issued a draft guideline for the permissible maximum limit of salt in food products.
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Saudi Arabia marketing requirement for advertising to children

The new draft specifically list the restriction on marketing activities of food products (pre packed and food served in food...
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GSO 2539: 2021 Mandatory addition of vitamins & minerals to food products

This standard specifies the vitamins & minerals that must be added to specific food products to improve their nutritional value....
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UAE system for personal protection products (ECAS)

As per Cabinet Decision No. (83) of 2020 implemented from December 2020, following personal protection products will require mandatory Emirates...
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Saudi Arabia New Halal Certificate Requirement

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has proposed a draft regulation according to which halal certificate will become mandatory for following product...
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