Food Safety Law, Standards & Guidelines


The Food Safety Law came into force on 20 October 2013, regulating food safety supervision and management, precautionary, control and contingency measures against food safety risks, and the mechanism for handling food safety incidents. The food industry is obliged to engage in legal production and trade of safe food, and keep purchase and sales records or relevant receipts. The Municipal Affairs Bureau shall be responsible for monitoring and control in the area of food safety.
The Food Safety Law (only in Portuguese)