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New Regulations Saudi Arabia Halal Center

New Regulations by the Saudi Food and Drug Authority [SFDA] Halal Center as of April 2022:

1.Certificate of consignment/shipment for Halal Products

2.Certificate of consignment/ shipment for Halal Slaughtering

3. Definitions

1: Certificate of consignment/shipment for Halal Products

The consignment/shipment of products containing in its production, components that require Halal Certificate , accordance with Saudi/GSO technical

regulations which stipulate that such ingredients comply with KSA halal standards and regulation, shall be accompanied by certificate of consignment for halal

products issued by a halal certification body recognised by Halal Center -SFDA.

2: Certificate of consignment/ shipment for Halal Slaughtering

The consignment/ shipment of whole meat and meat parts intended for export to Saudi Arabia shall be accompanied by a certificate of consignment/shipment for

halal slaughter verifying that the animals were slaughtered in accordance with Saudi/GSO technical regulations, provided that the certificate is issued from a halal certification body recognised by Halal center-SFDA.

3: Definitions

Certificate of consignment/ shipment for halal slaughter: certificate issued by halal certification bodies recognised by the Halal Center in the Saudi Food and Drug Authority, to be attached to each consignment/shipment of meat, poultry or its products.

Certificate of consignment/ shipment for halal products: certificate issued by halal certification bodies recognised by the Halal Center in the Saudi Food and Drug Authority, to be attached to each consignment/shipment of products that require a certificate (Halal).

Halal Certificate: Certificate confirms that the establishment is granted Halal Certificate from Halal certification bodies (HCBs) that are recognized by Halal Center- SFDA according to the halal standards and regulations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

 

References and Downloads:

WTO Notification:  G/SPS/N/SAU/273/Add.2

Halal Standard: GSO 2055-1:2015 HALAL FOOD - Part 1 : General Requirements - Annex 1

Conditions & Requirements for Importing Food to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: 4654 English Edition

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