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Enterprise have demand to import and trade functional foods through the website but do not know the conditions and necessary certificates, … T2H Lawyers would help you answer these questions.

Legal grounds:

  • Law on food safety 2010;
  • Decree No.38/2012/NĐ-CP;
  • Circular 43/2014/TT-BYT;
  • Law on advertising;
  • Circular 09/2015/TT-BYT;
  1. Conditions for enterprise:
  • Enterprises must have business registration for functional foods
  • Having a Certificate of Food Hygiene and Safety (except for the case of pre-packaged business or the pharmacy that has been granted a Certificate of GPP with trading of functional foods);
  • Website must notify the Ministry of Industry & Trade and must send application for information registration and advertising of functional foods to the Department of Food Safety.
  1. Conditions for functional foods
  • Domestic-produced functional foods

+ Products have standards and technical regulations, regulation conformity announcement and registration of regulation conformity announcement is required at the Food Safety Department;

+ Products without technical regulations must be announced in accordance with food safety regulations and registered for a declaration of compliance with food safety regulations with the Food Safety Department.

  • Imported functional foods

+ It is necessary to carry out regulation conformity / compliance with food safety regulations;

+ A Certificate of Free Sale (CFS) or a medical certificate is required;

+ To be granted the Certificate of quality for import with each shipment.

When making an advertisement, it is required to have the mandatory words or words that say “This product is not a medicine and does not replace medicine”.

Please contact us for detailed advice.

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