Date of issue: 28 July 2021
Date of effect: Immediate
Reference Number: MAA2021-08
- Industries - Industry Bodies – Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC)
- Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment—Central and Regional offices
To provide exporters with the requirements for the export of bone broth products to Saudi Arabia.
Summary of key points
- On 3 June 2021, the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) has provided clarification on the import requirements for the import of bone broth products such as veal glaze.
- There is no requirement for the processing establishment to be registered with the SFDA.
- Export of bone broth products derived from all species to Saudi Arabia require a halal certificate issued by a Halal Certifying Body recognised by SFDA. A list of SFDA recognised Halal certifying bodies can be found at sfda.gov.sa
- The department can issue a manual EX188M certificate with the following endorsement:
“This product contains ingredients which have been sourced and derived from healthy animals which have been inspected and have no apparent evidence of any contagious and/or infectious disease as listed by the OIE.”
- Exporters are to provide a declaration stating
- the name and address of the source establishment; and
- an ante-mortem inspection was conducted at the establishment prior to slaughter.
Contact Export Standards if you have any queries.
The information provided in this advice is current at the time of writing and is intended for use as guidance only and should not be taken as definitive or exhaustive. The Commonwealth endeavours to keep information current and accurate, however, it may be subject to change without notice. Exporters are encouraged to verify these details with their importers prior to undertaking production/exports. The Commonwealth will not accept liability for any loss resulting from reliance on information contained in this notice.