Navigating Philippine FDA Requirements for Food Additives and Importation Permits

May. 10th, 2023

Atty. Denise C. Hilao, Minette Cueto


The event aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the Philippine Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requirements for food additives and importation permits. The event will be informative and educational, catering to individuals and businesses involved in the food industry, including food manufacturers, importers, distributors, and regulatory professionals.

Through a series of presentations, panel discussions, and case studies, the event will cover the latest regulations and guidelines set by the Philippine FDA for food additives and importation permits. Participants will gain insights into the regulatory landscape, understand the requirements and procedures for obtaining permits, and learn best practices for compliance.


  • Part 1 Philippine FDA Regulations for Food Additives

    1.1 allowable types and levels of food additives

    1.2 labeling requirements

    1.3 approval process for new food additives

  • Part 2 Importation Permit Requirements

    2.1 list of the necessary documents

    2.2 procedures and timelines for obtaining importation permits from the Philippine FDA

    2.3 common challenges and best practices for securing importation permits.


Date Time (GMT+8) World Clock Language Speakers
2023-05-10 16:00 ~ 17:00 UK: 09:00-10:00 English
Atty. Denise C. Hilao,
Minette Cueto


Atty. Denise C. Hilao

Labor and litigation attorney

Atty. Denise C. Hilao is a labor and litigation attorney for Carpo Law and Associates. She specializes in labor, litigation, appeal, family law, and special projects. Before joining Carpo Law and Associates, she engaged in numerous legal practices for law firms like Singson & Cabrera Law Office and Arcinas & Arcinas Law Office. She graduated Bachelor of Laws in March 2015 from the University of Santo Tomas. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the same university. At present, she works as a private counsel for organizations and individuals, specializing in corporate, labor, criminal, and civil cases and consultations

Minette Cueto

FDA Regulatory Affairs Officer

Minette Cueto is a highly accomplished graduate of Centro Escolar University, where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy. As a registered pharmacist, she has gained valuable experience working in the pharmaceutical industry, where she has demonstrated exceptional skills in database management, pharmacovigilance, and healthcare management. In addition to her expertise in pharmacy, Minette has also developed a strong legal background during her time working with InCorp Philippines. With over three years of professional experience in regulatory compliance, she has proven herself to be a competent and detail-oriented legal professional. Overall, Minette is a skilled and accomplished individual who brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to any organization.

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