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Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Act of 2009 (Republic Act No. 9711).

Country/Territory
Philippines
Document type
Legislation
Date
2009
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act strengthening and rationalizing the regulatory capacity of the Bureau of Food and drugs (BFAD) by establishing adequate testing laboratories and field offices, upgrading its equipment, augmenting its human resource complement, giving authority to retain its income, renaming it the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), amending certain sections of Republic Act No. 3720, as amended, and appropriating funds thereof.
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Food quality control/food safety Institution International trade Offences/penalties
Geographical area
Asia, Asia and the Pacific, East Asian Seas, North Pacific, South-Eastern Asia
Entry into force notes
This Act enters into force 15 days after its publication in the Official Gazette.
Abstract

This Act aims to protect and promote the right to health of the Filipino people and to establish and maintain an effective health products regulatory system.

Full text
English
Website
officialgazette.gov.ph

References - Legislation

Amends

Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (Republic Act No. 3720).

Legislation | Philippines | 1963

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Institution, Standards, Authorization/permit, Inspection, International trade, Fraud, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Drugs, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX