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Guideline for Variation on Products Classification Application

2023-11-29
Guideline for Variation on Products Classification Application
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Saudi Arabia, Singapore Sign MoU on Mutual Recognition of Halal Certificates, Product Quality Assurance

2023-10-19

The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) signed Thursday a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore, also known as Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura, to discuss cooperation opportunities in halal product quality assurance.
The MoU aims to develop procedures for conformity assessment, standard specifications, and technical regulations for issuing halal certificates.

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Saudi Arabia, Indonesia Sign MoU on Mutual Recognition of Halal Certificates, Product Quality Assurance

2023-10-19

The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) and Indonesia’s Halal Product Assurance Organizing Body (BPJPH) signed today a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for cooperation on the mutual recognition of halal certificates.
The MoU aims to develop procedures for conformity assessment, standard specifications, and technical regulations for issuing halal certificates.
The MoU also ensures mutual recognition between the two sides for exported local products as well as the exchange of expertise and knowledge in the areas of training, research, and laboratory analysis for halal products.

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SFDA Discusses Cooperation with German, Polish Public Institutions, Food Companies

2023-10-15

The CEO of the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) Dr. Hisham Al-Jadhey, on an official visit to Germany, accompanied by a delegation, has held a meeting with several German and Polish public institutions that support the private sector and food companies.
He provided an overview of the regulations and initiatives the authority had launched to support and facilitate investment, and a briefing about its requirements for listing and registration.

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SFDA, Polish Veterinary Inspectorate ٍDiscuss Enhancing Product Safety and Facilitating Procedures

2023-10-14

The CEO of the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA), Dr. Hisham bin Saad Aljadhey, has recently met with a delegation from the Veterinary Inspectorate of the Polish Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. The meeting was attended by the Commercial Attaché at the Kingdom's Embassy in Germany, Sulaiman Al-Humaidan, the Executive Vice President of the Operations Sector, Sami Al-Saqr, and the Executive Vice President of the Food Sector, Dr. Mohammed Al-Nasser.

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CEO of SFDA Meets with Directors of Germany’s BfR and BVL

2023-10-12

The CEO of the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA), Dr. Hisham bin Saad Aljadhey, met today with the director of the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), Andreas Hensel.
During the meeting, the two officials discussed a joint action plan between the SFDA and the German institute and the activities and tasks of each agency.
The SFDA delegation also met with the director of the Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL), Friedel Cramer.

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Question

How to apply to lift an imposed ban?


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The countries can apply to lift the imposed ban through the diplomatic channels through the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs or through the Saudi Embassy in the concerned countries or through the regulatory authority authorized by SFDA in these countries.


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How to register in the Standards Web Store?


Answer

The registration instructions can be found through the user manual guide: Link


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Where can I find the SFDA’s technical regulation and standards?


Answer

Technical regulations and standard specifications can be obtained through the standard web store: https://mwasfah.sfda.gov.sa/Home


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Is it required to provide a certificate of analysis with the products imported to Saudi Arabia?


Answer

All products subject to the supervision of the SFDA, according to their classification have clearance requirements, as well as conditions of transportation and storage. All of the requirements are published in the SFDA’s website.


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