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TFDA toughens up penalties for food advertising violations


Feb 12, 2024

The Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) has amended the provisions on food advertisement under the Act Governing Food Safety and Sanitation.

The amendment increases the penalties for advertising violations with immediate effect. Pursuant to article 45 of the Act Governing Food Safety and Sanitation, food labeling, promotion and advertisements with false, exaggerated or misleading contents or those non-compliant with the restrictions set by the central government will be fined between NT$40,000 and NT$4 million. Furthermore, foods that are labeled, promoted or advertised as having medical efficacy will be fined between NT$600,000 and NT$5 million.

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