Requirement for registration and licensing of food business establishment

The Food Safety and Quality Act 2011 under Part IX requires that all food and feed businesses are registered and licensed by the Food Safety and Quality Authorityto ensure the safety and quality of food and feed, unless exempted by the President. [read more]

Requirements for Import/Labelling

In accordance to the Food Safety and Quality Act, 2011, the FSQA has requirements as to the importation, labeling as well as traceability of products released in markets of The Gambia. All importers of food should therefore observe these requirements and ensure that the following requirements are observed at all times. Ignorance of the law cannot be used as an excuse. [read more]

Food Safety and Quality Authority of The Gambia is established by the Food Safety and Quality Act, 2011 under the Office of The President. It is the sole National Competent Authority with powers of delegation mandated to officially control the safety and quality of all foods (including water and beverages) and animal feed whether locally produced, imported or destined for export.

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