Mechanisms - Food Safety Department monitoring and inspection

Lead government agency:
Food Safety Department- Ministry of Health
Established year:
2010

Function(s)

Monitoring:
  • Monitoring compliance
Notes: 

Standards or rules for foods and beverages available in schools is monitored through food safety inspections.
Nutrient declaration is monitored through inspection on the imported foods.
Front of pack labelling is monitored through intensive monitoring on imported food in the country outlets.
Fortification of wheat flour is monitored through regular inspection of the fortified wheat since 2010.

This monitoring mechanism was reported to the WHO Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016-2017. Country progress in creating enabling policy environments for promoting healthy diets and nutrition. https://www.who.int/nutrition/publications/policies/global_nut_policyrev...

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