Myanmar keyword: Food and Authority ("FDA")

May 13, 2024

People tend to ignore the importance of complying with food laws and often sell food without FDA licenses in Myanmar. Efforts have been made by local authorities to tighten food production requirements, leading to the amendment of the National Food Law and a significant increase in penalties. Let’s take a closer look at the amendments: […]

April 29, 2024

On 29 March 2024, the Food and Drug Board of Authority (“FDA”) issued Order No. 2/2024 addressing the production, storage, transportation, distribution, and sale of vegetable oil as blended oil. This new order establishes specific requirements for blending vegetable oils and mandates labeling guidelines. Blending requirements for vegetable oil as blended oil The FDA’s order […]

April 3, 2024

On 4 March 2024, the Food and Authority (“FDA”) of the Ministry of Health issued Order No. 1/2024  (the “Order”) stipulating that manufacturers of branded bottled water and edible oil must apply for an FDA food production certificate before applying for any other licenses from the relevant authorities. Furthermore, it mandates that those who have […]