The third significant step is to approve the food product from (ESMA). x��[[O�H~G�?ԣ3��n�F#�!t��@ �j�̃Ix�،��l��s�Np�K'�-����;�ԹW�|���S8��/���'a�ɯ����������������S�=�z�H�jO�����#������W�� �����`2.�6+ؙ��!-c� �w��qdtsA�<=��e>���� ғ.LR����,:=��O$��矑㛋�K�\�\�{�6Xڇ�\s�)��_/��H�˔�V�Uסo��EC!E�+EɵK �R���E��~�7�$ſ� ����B3��{@��I�j]������[e�au��� H���h�\Vٔ�Y�z�jFe��KR&�gʹ0�g�!��3�>���_rqw;pg88�0�r�vL�f��1�q��Ȍ*V�����u�nn�.g��:�Bp��v �K�+N#�"̏�ј��k�B>��ag�˻� ּ?�/�d^��WUPQRw�T���>2���A8�+���R ����d��ѓ1�A�0p \� Through its National Food Safety Committee, the Ministry of Climate Change & Environment works with its partners on implementing the, A per the Ministerial Decree No. Supporting the global Food & Beverage community, the Dubai Municipality will be offering the following services at Gulfood. 10 of 2015 on Food Safety (PDF, 250 KB). This federal authority checks the quality as well as standard of food products and issues certificate after approval. Those who do not pass on their first attempt will be allowed to re-sit. Displaying the nutritional information is optional. In Abu Dhabi, 18 food outlets were closed down and more than 8,000 tonnes of food destroyed during inspections in the lead-up to Ramadan. Department of Health - Abu Dhabi has published a list of, Policies and Legislations on food safety, agriculture and animal health, Import and re-export requirements for food stuff, Law No. ��F>����{�6���[��2����D�� FIRS will without any delay reject your application; if the food product you apply for is already register with another name or account. 1- This guide is not to be considered as a legal reference, where the food importer is required to refer to the full text within the issued regulations. If you need assistance on this or any other related company set up, restructuring, local partner or PRO support matter in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, the wider UAE, Oman or Qatar, then please do get in touch with us on +971 (0)4 456 1761 for Dubai or +971 (0)2 448 5120 endobj 239 of 2018 on National Food Accreditation and Registration System, (250 KB, PDF in Arabic), food whether imported or locally produced or modified on its food label or ingredients or composition must be registered in the. The UAE took the following measures to ensure food safety. When importing food, you need to know about regulations that apply to specific products and more general rules concerning labelling and additives. food importation requirements within the risk management framework in a transparent and user friendly approach for all food importers via all borders of Abu Dhabi emirate. The Dubai Municipality stand will be located at the Concourse 2, Stand CCR-5. Producers and importers of foodstuff products in Dubai will need to fully register with and meet the requirements of the FIRS system at Dubai Municipality. There is a duplicated barcode in the FIRS program. The language used on packaging labels of foodstuff must be in Arabic and/or English. All the products should be register on the website of DM; along with entire details of the products as well as their samples. The labelling information is difficult to read. A phone number as well as a fax number of the company. You cannot apply for the goods with ban ingredients like alcohol as well as poppy seeds. Wash your hands regularly for at least 20 seconds and sanitise them often, Wear simple masks and gloves when stepping out, Wear simple masks and gloves inside your homes if you are ill or are taking care of a sick person, avoiding contact with objects that may have been touched by others, cleaning and disinfecting surfaces like countertops, door handles, furniture, toys, phones, laptops, remotes and anything else you use regularly, several times a day, Follow the precautionary measures at your workplace, Trust information from government authorities only, Shake hands or hug and kiss to greet someone, Touch your face; particularly your eyes, nose and mouth, Travel in a car that has more than 3 people. libbie@propartnergroup.com, Business Development Manager - AD We provide services of business setup in Dubai, mainland company formation, free zone company formation, offshore company formation and provide sponsorship to new businesses. Department of Health - Abu Dhabi has published a list of adulterated products. The mandatory information on the product labelling should always be displayed in Arabic, even in circumstances where additional content is displayed on the label. According to the rule of Dubai; regulations food products in Dubai are essential for import and export of all food products in Dubai. You can get in touch with us via email. Local Partner FIRS are essential for services regarding: import of food for the reason of re-export, issuing health certificates etc. "Since 2005, we carried out 65,000 food handler inspections and we are not happy," Mr Yousif said. By the end of this year, according to Dubai Municipality, food import is expected to reach four million tonnes - most of which will be subject to new food industry regulations. The agreement sets provisions on how governments can apply food safety and animal and plant health measures. %PDF-1.5 Y�}�y���MY�K{�d�G�j���V(����c��s}���z�,}�. Language of the label shall be in Arabic. Read about the legal provisions and the entities responsible to ensure food safety in the UAE. Candidates must register at the Food Control Department, undergo a three-day training course and an exam from next December. So before you go with the registration please make sure you have these docs. 239 of 2018 on National Food Accreditation and Registration System (250 KB, PDF in Arabic), food whether imported or locally produced or modified on its food label or ingredients or composition must be registered in the electronic system (ZAD), which is an integrated smart platform for food products data, before being handled in the UAE’s markets. This is done through the Food Import Re-export Service (FIRS) online portal system at Dubai Municipality (DM). endobj products entering the United Arab Emirates are subject to the country’s federal food regulations and standards governing the importation and sale of such goods. Instructions for using the product (if you think that client need this), Mention all of the key ingredients which may cause hyper sensitivity. Dubai Municipality's vision is to develop a happy and sustainable city. To be able to import/export or manufacture food in the UAE, the company first needs to be set up as an LLC and registered with the DED and Dubai Municipality using a food trading activity or a general trading activity.