Saudi Arabia issues new regulations for meat exports

KENYA – Saudi Arabia’s government has issued new requirements for Kenya’s meat exports requiring any meat to be exported to its country to be refrigerated and packed according to new regulations. The government in its new export requirements stated that chilled and frozen livestock meat should be properly wrapped in suitable packaging material to facilitate the release of consignment of unpacked slaughtered animals and its unpacked cuts from Kenya to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It noted that any package which does not comply with the new rules would not…

READ MORE

Saudi FDA crowned 2021 winner of UN Inter-Agency Task Force Award

SAUDI ARABIA – The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) has been named champion of the United Nation’s (UN) award for the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). It was honored for its efforts to prevent and control these diseases through nutrition-related legislation. In line with the Vision 2030 Quality of Life Program, the authority set out in 2018 to improve public health and enable consumers to find a variety of healthier food options. The UN Inter-Agency Task Force Award on the Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases aims…

READ MORE