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Draft amendment to the regulation on packaged food labeling published


Jul 05, 2021

The proposed amendments to the Food Regulations 1985 [P.U.(A) 437/1985] involve the following:

  • Amendment to the labelling requirement in paragraph 11(1)(e) by inserting the requirement for declaration of added water in the list of ingredients on every package containing food for sale;

  • Amendment to Table I to the Fifth A Schedule by deleting the nutrient content claim of  "low trans fatty acids" and its conditions, and inserting the nutrient content claim of "free trans fatty acids" and its conditions; and

  • Amendment to Table III to the Fifth A Schedule by inserting the minimum amount required for nutrient function claims of Potassium and Tocotrienol Rich Fraction (TRF).

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