House Approves Stricter Food Standards

The House of Representatives approved House Bill 6474, which is mandated to establish policies and procedures for coordination of regulatory systems.

House bill 6474 sets Food Safety Standards in accordance with the Philippine National Standards and the standards of the Codex Alimentarius Commission and offers precision by way of mandating the DOH to give enough information to the public regarding foods that may pose risk to human health, the affected foods, types of food and the necessary measure to prevent, reduce or eliminate risk.

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