BCCI holds meeting on SFDA requirements

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Manama: July 30 (BNA): The Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry(BCCI) Food Resources Committee held a meeting at Beit Al-Tejjar to outline the new regulations set by the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA)  on exporting food products to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

 

The meeting focused on ways of tackling curbs facing Bahraini companies regarding the issuance of the international accreditation certificates such as ISO22000 and HACCP, in addition to Halal certificate, as required by the new SFDA regulations.

 

Traders were urged to register their data on the official portal of the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry(BCCI) https://www.bcci.bh/fs/food/form.php and fill in the survey related to the health requirements on link https://www.sfda.gov.sa.

 

The Ministry of Health has distributed the survey to all companies exporting food products to to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Technical measures will be taken to tackle curbs which may disrupt the smooth flow of trade between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

 

The meeting was attended by officials representing the Ministry of Health’s Public Health Directorate, the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Industry and the Economic Development Board.

 

AHN