Indonesia Published Draft Regulation on Food Claims

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BPOM has published the second draft for Food Claim on Label and Advertisement.

Example of new rules in the draft:

  • List of allowed claims for foods for infants and young children;
  • Criteria of intermediate foods which allowed to have claims;
  • Vegan claims (no animal origin and needs to be proof by DNA analysis);
  • Functions claim for sweeteners (isomaltulose, xylitol, sucromalt);
  • Gluten (free and low);
  • Details form for new probiotics and their new claims.

The new regulation when finalized shall replace BPOM Decree No. 13 Year 2016 on Food Claims.

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