Every country has its own food laws . Its is important for every manufacturer,exporter or importers has to adhere to the rule of the land for food products as it effects health of population .
Severe penalties are provided for any violation of these laws .This could also result in bad publicity and in worst case closure of the plant . Hence its is important for the manufacturer , importers and exporters to adhere to these laws
Food Laws important parameters are
Shelf life of the products
Permissible limits of chemical/additives in foods
Quality and specification of packaging
Local and international standards - health certificates