Agri-Food Newsletter

General Food Safety Regulations in Indonesia

Agri-Food Newsletter

Food is the most essential human need, fulfillment of which is a basic human right guaranteed by the 1945 Constitution of the Republic of Indonesia. As such, the Republic of Indonesia (“Indonesia” or the “Government”) is responsible for ensuring the availability, affordability and sufficiency of safe, wholesome and nutritionally balanced food to individuals within its entire territory, while relying upon local resources, institutions and cultures to the maximum extent possible at all times. Indonesian food safety is governed by various legislation, including laws on goods and product quality, food safety, and consumer rights protection. In this newsletter, we focus on the most direct laws and regulations on food safety in Indonesia, as follows:  a) Law No. 18 of 2012 on...To read the full article, please see the PDF file

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