On May 31, 2019, the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare - MHLW (厚生労働省) has established the "Handling Rules for meat exported to Singapore.“

The aim of the document is to introduce new rules on the following:

  • Meat hygiene certificate and export quarantine certificate, issued by the Food Sanitation Authority and the Animal Health Authority, respectively;
  • Export requirements of meat to Singapore;
  • Farms feeding animals that serve as the origin of Singapore exported meats;
  • Procedure requirements, including a new form for the site of slaughter in case of meat exported to Singapore.


View the full text of the amendments here.

Posted by Annie He on Jun 5, 2019

Regulatory and Scientific Affairs Specialist

Topics: Japan, Trade

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