All foodstuffs are controlled through the Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act, Act 54 of 1972, which controls the manufacture, importation, marketing and sale of foodstuffs.
There are regular updates to, and new standards for, foodstuffs published in terms of the Standards Act (Act 8 of 2008). These standards guide the quality and other expectations for foodstuffs and food ingredients.
We can assist with the following:
- Ingredient evaluation
- Labelling requirements
- Permitted claims
- Advertising compliance