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Application in Brunei

By:BPOC   Update:2016-05-27
The Department of Health Service under the Ministry of Health ensures food imported and distributed in Brunel is safe for human consumption. Food importers are required to comply with the Public Health (Food) Act (Chapter 182), and Public Health (Food) Regulations 2000. Food importers are required to comply with the provisions of the food legislation and import requirements. Importers are required to submit customs declaration forms along with the relevant export health certificate from the countries of origin.

Other requirements include provision of Hazard Analysis Critical Control point(HACCP) certificate,samples of all term to be imported to Brunel.,lists of all ingredients and additives uesd and other valid documentation or certification as determined by the Ministry of Health. Imported food products are mainly halal, for the consumption of the majority Muslim population.

Halal food cannot contain alcohol or derivatives from non-halal animals.

Processed food imports must be registered and must identify additives origin under Regulation 9, Public Health (Food) Regulation.2000.

Futher information can be obtained from:
Food Safety and Quality Control Division
Department of Health Services
Environmental Health Services
Ministry of Health
Tel:+673 233-1100
Fax:+673 233-1107
Website: http://www.moh.gov.bn