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24.05.2016_AMENDMENTS IN FOOD IMPORTATION RESTRICTION IN JAPAN

1.      Following a press release from Ministry of Health and Ministry of Primary Resources & Tourism on the suspension of food imports from several areas in Japan on February 2015, both ministries would like to inform the public about the recent amendments with regards to the importation suspension as mentioned. This amendment is based on continuous monitoring, investigation on current situation and information received by the ministry of health and ministry of primary resources & tourism from several regional states and international organisations.

2.      In this regard, this is to inform to all importers and the public that:

Suspension of food and food products such as meat, fruits, vegetables, seafood, milk and dairy products from the Fukushima District is now lifted. However, importers who wish to import the aforementioned products from Japan are required to comply with the terms as follow:

i.   Food products and ingredients that originate specifically from the Fukushima   

                 District are required to submit:

a. Food Import Declaration Form to Brunei Darussalam;

b. Radioactive Substance Analysis Report.

ii.  Food products and ingredients that originate other than from the Fukushima

                 District are required to submit:

a. Food Import Declaration Form to Brunei Darussalam.

3.      The terms of the importation are additional requirements for all products that originate from Japan and the existing terms of importation under the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Primary Resources & Tourism must be complied. The terms set out above will also be reviewed from time to time.

4.      The measures taken above are to ensure that all foods that are imported into the country are safe to consume and free from radioactive substances.

5.      For any enquires and further information, the public can contact:

 

Food Safety and Quality Control Division

Health Screening Centre

Public Health Service

Ministry of Health

Jalan Delima Dua, Berakas BB2313

Phone Number: 2331100-5 / 06/08/09/10

Fax number: 2331107

 

or

 

Biosecurity Division

Department of Agriculture and Agrifood

Ministry of Primary Resources & Tourism

Phone Number: 2388000

Fax number: 2382226/2381639

E-mail address: info@agriculture.gov.bn / agriculture.agrifood@gmail.com

 

 

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