A Look Back at 2023: Food Regulatory Updates in Southeast Asia and India

Jan. 17th, 2024

Lennie Tao

$ 159


2023 has been a challenging and dynamic year for the global food industry in terms of regulatory advancements and enforcement. Governments and international organizations have introduced new policies and regulations to ensure food safety, quality, and transparency. From novel food approvals and labeling requirements to updates in food contact materials and additive regulations, businesses operating in the global food market have faced evolving compliance challenges and opportunities.

In this year, India and Southeastern Asian countries witnessed many regulatory updates, particularly regarding substances, labeling, importation, and specific categories’ requirements.

To help businesses stay informed and navigate the dynamic regulatory landscape, ChemLinked is thrilled to present the “2023 Food Recap” webinar series, which includes four individual webinars. You can acquire all four webinars at a packaged price of $499. Please feel free to contact us at contact@chemlinked.com for more details. The agenda of the webinar series is as follows:

Series Covered market Date Single webinar fee Packaged fee
1 China (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan) January 15, 2024 $159 $ 499
2 South Korea, Japan January 16, 2024 $159
3 Southeast Asia, India January 17, 2024 $159
4 Europe, North America, Oceania January 18, 2024 $159


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  • The presentation slides and recording video will be uploaded to this webpage after the webinar;
  • If you can’t attend the live webinar, register anyway and we will send you the webinar materials as soon as they’re available.


1. Vietnam

1.1 General requirements

  • Food additive
  • Labeling
  • Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR)

1.2 Updates for specific products

  • Functional food
  • Health supplement

2. Malaysia

2.1 General requirements

  • Labeling
  • Claim

2.2 Updates for specific products

  • Dairy
  • Others

3. Indonesia

3.1 General requirements

  • Food classification
  • Food ingredient

3.2 Updates for specific products

  • Halal food
  • Health supplement

4. Philippines

4.1 General requirements

  • Importation
  • Labeling
  • Food ingredient
  • Product standard

5. Thailand

5.1 General requirements

  • Food additive
  • Safety assessment
  • Labeling
  • Hygienic indicator

5.2 Updates for specific products

  • Dietary supplement
  • Others

6. Singapore

6.1 General requirements

  • Veterinary drug
  • Microorganism

6.2 Updates for specific products

  • Infant cereal
  • Beverage

7. India

7.1 General requirements

  • Labeling

7.2 Updates for specific product

  • Alcoholic beverage
  • Infant formula


Date Time (GMT+8) World Clock Language
2024-01-17 16:00 ~ 17:00 UK: 08:00-09:00 English


Lennie Tao

ChemLinked Regulatory Analyst

Lennie Tao is a food regulatory analyst working at ChemLinked. Her broad experience in the food sector in China has afforded her unique insights on key areas, including dairy, infant formula and health food. She is a regular attendee of China special food training forums and has delivered speeches in industry conferences, workshops held by embassies, consulates and agencies (e.g. Usapang Exports held by the Philippine Department of Trade and Industry in 2021), etc.

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