Rules of Food Packaging and Labeling in Malaysia
- Your Product
- Quantity of food
- Nutrition facts
- Manufacturer / Importer
- Expiration date
- Bar code
Is it THAT important?
Regardless of what you sell, it is a responsibility to state your product’s information. For example, a PPE supplier in Malaysia such as safety shoes and protective gear must be certified by DOSH-SIRIM. Under the certification, the PPE must follow all the requirements set to prove its quality.
As a food producer, you should display all the required labels proposed in the Food Regulations 1985 by the Malaysian Ministry of Health. It’s not just for legal purposes, it also discloses your product’s ingredients, storage method and certification to your consumers.
Here is a helpful summary of the regulations to your food package. It is a must to acknowledge and follow these particulars when labeling pre-packaged food in Malaysia.