Ministerial Decision

Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Water Resources: Ministerial Decision 11/2023 Amending Some Provisions of the Food Safety Regulation

2023/11 11/2023


Based on the Law on Food Safety promulgated by Royal Decree 84/2008,

Royal Decree 92/2020 Amending the Name of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries to the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Water Resources, Determining Its Competences, and Adopting Its Organisational Structure,

and the Food Safety Regulation issued by Ministerial Decision 2/2010,

and in pursuance of public interest,

it is hereby decided

Article I

A new clause numbered 15 is hereby added to annex 2 (Violations and Administrative Fines) attached to the aforementioned Food Safety Regulation with the following text:

No Violation Administrative Fine (in Rial Omani)
15 Producing and/or importing and/or marketing food products to which titanium dioxide (E171) is added. 1,000

Article II

This decision shall be published in the Official Gazette, and comes into force after 6 (six) months from the date of its publication.

Issued on: 25 Jumada Al-Akhirah 1444
Corresponding to: 18 January 2023

Dr Saud bin Hamoud bin Ahmed Al-Habsi
Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Water Resources

Published in Official Gazette 1477 issued on 22 January 2023.