Policy - Food, Medicine and Health Care Administration and Control Proclamation (Proclamation No. 661/2009)

Published year:
2010
Is the policy document adopted?:
No / No information
Type of policy:
Legislation relevant to nutrition

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PART THREE
FOOD SAFETY AND QUALITY

ADMINISTRATION AND CONTROL


8. Packaging and Labeling

1/ Any producer, importer, distributor or retailer
of packed food shall not supply it to the market or distribute it otherwise unless it is duly packed and labeled.
2/ The label of any packed food shall be written
either in Amharic or English language.

9. Nutrition

1/ No person may involve in the production of
nutrition unless it fulfills the standards set by the appropriate organ.
2/ No person may disclose the nutritious
content in the food it produces without obtaining approval from the executive
organ.

3/ The type and content of nutrition, usage
guide and shelf-life of nutritionally produced food shall be stated in an unfading and clearly mark on its package.
4/ Any person who produces or distributes salt
for human consumption shall ensure that it meets the standard requirement of iodine content.

PART ELEVEN

MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

50. Commercial Advertisement

1/ Commercial advertisement of food, medicine
or health service through mass media or other means shall be determined by
directive issued by the executive organ.
2/ Any mass media or advertising organ shall be obliged to respect the directive issued.
3/ The executive organ shall ensure the implementation of the food, medicine or health service commercial advertisement directive.

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