Taiwan Issues Regulations Governing the Labeling of Small Pre-packaged Food

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On September 1st, 2021, the Food Drug Administration of Taiwan published “Regulations Governing the Labeling of Small Prepackaged Food”. Article I Regulations are prescribed in accordance with Article 23 of the Act Governing Food Safety and Sanitation. 

Article 2 of Pre-packaged food, where the largest surface area is less than 20 cm² and is being sold in the market must comply with the standard.

The following information will be labeled on the outer packaging of the product:

  • product name;
  • expiry date;
  • name and telephone number of the responsible domestic company;
  • country of origin and the country of origin of raw materials designated by the central competent authority in a public announcement;
  • reminder information such as allergens.

The reminder information shall also be accompanied on the top or bottom of the electronic labeling as follows: "Scan here to get product information" or equivalent words.

The regulation is effective from September 1st, 2021.

To view the complete regulation, check out the Food News Monitoring System.

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