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Form to update the list of approved establishments for processed fruit and vegetables

2022-08-18
Form to update the list of approved establishments for processed fruit and vegetables
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SFDA Monitors 291 Violations During 4,677 Inspection Tours in June

2022-07-26

Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) monitored 291 violations in facilities under its supervision, during 4,677 inspection tours in all regions of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in June this year.

SFDA stated that it carried out 2,445 inspection tours to food facilities, 280 to pesticides and feed facilities, and 1,535 to pharmaceutical facilities and medical devices, in addition to routine visits and smart inspections.

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Circular on General compliance with transportation and storage requirements

Circular on General compliance with transportation and storage requirements
Publication Date
2022-07-25
Applying Date
2022-07-25

SFDA extends period for submitting requests for compliance forms for food transportation during Hajj

2022-06-23

The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) has extended the period for submitting requests for compliance forms for food transportation means for facilities under its control, in order to facilitate the process of examining food transportation through entry points in Makkah.

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    2022-05-23
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SFDA Warns Against Jif Peanut Butter Products

2022-05-23

The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) has warned against Jif peanut butter products, which have batch numbers starting from (1274425) to batch number (2140425), produced in the United States of America, due to the possibility of contamination with salmonella bacteria. The batch number can be identified by the product packaging below the expiry date as the attached photo shows.

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British Investors Express Interest in Investing in Food, Drug Market in Saudi Arabia

2022-05-23

His Excellency the CEO of the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA), Dr. Hisham bin Saad Aljadhey, met during his recent official visit to the United Kingdom, a number of CEOs of British companies, businessmen and representatives of the private sector.

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SFDA: Seizure of a food warehouse in Riyadh that modifies products’ country of origin

2022-02-07

Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) has seized a food warehouse in Riyadh that modifies the country of origin on the outer packaging of products through repackaging.

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SFDA: Breastfeeding reduces the risk of ovarian and breast cancer

2022-02-06

Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) indicated that breastfeeding reduces the child’s risk of respiratory and digestive infections, prevents anemia, obesity, and diabetes, and reduces the risk of some types of cancers, infections, and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). it also reduces the risk of anemia for the mother, helps return the uterus to its normal size, maintains an ideal weight, reduces weight gain, especially after childbirth, and reduces the risk of ovarian and breast cancer and osteoporosis.

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SFDA Lifts Temporary Ban on Poultry Meat and Eggs Imports from Denmark

2022-04-26

Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) has decided to lift the temporary ban imposed on the import of poultry meat, table eggs, and their derivatives from Central Denmark Region in Denmark.

SFDA explained that the decision was based on its follow-up to international reports related to food safety in the world, and reports issued by the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) indicating that the highly pathogenic avian influenza does not exist in that region.

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SFDA Warns Against Microbes Accumulation on Coffee when Stored Incorrectly

2022-04-13

Coffee is the most consumed beverage, but coffee consumers face a challenge in storing it for fear of changing its original flavor and taste. Many people associate coffee storage with preserving these two components, knowing that when stored incorrectly, it may lead to the accumulation of microbes on it, causing food poisoning.

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