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									FOOD SAFETY IN MALAYSIA
       - an overview




    Dr. Abdul Rahim bin Mohamad
    Food Safety and Quality Division
    Department Of Public Health
    Ministry Of Health Malaysia
Malaysia’s Food Safety System

“The Malaysia food safety system is
characterized by its complexity and
diversity; with different authority
entrusted with the task of ensuring food
safety at different stages of the food
chain”
               FOOD SUPPLY CHAIN
                          Supply of A gricult ural Input s
               e .g Fertilizer s, pest icid es,animal f eeding st uff s,       MOH /MOA
                                  vet erinary dr ugs


                                         y
                               Primar Production
Upstream             e.g. f armer s, f ishe rman, f ish f armer s
                                                                                  MOA



                                   y
                             Primar Food Processing                        MO H/ MO A/JAKI M
                                        s,
                  e .g on f arm, dairi e abbat oir s, gr ain mi ll s        Loc al Governme nt


                          Sec ondary Food Processing                          MO H/JAKI M
                    e.g. canning, free zing, dr ying, brewing               Loc al Governme nt


M idstream                    Food D istribution                           MO H/ MITI /M OD T/
                                      nat
                 e.g. nati onal/int er ional, im port /expor t             Cus toms/Local Govt.


                       Food Retail ing/ Food C atering
                                                                           MOH /MO DT/JAKI M
Downstream   e.g. r estaur ants, s treet foods, hospit als, s chool s
                                                                            Loc al Governme nt
                              su perm arket s, shops

                                                                                   MOH /
                              Domest ic Food                                Loc al Governme nt
                               Production
                 Food Import

•   The importation of food from foreign
    countries is overseen by the
    –   Ministry of Health( Food Inspectors at entry
        points)
    –   Department of Veterinary Services (DVS) for
        meat
    –   Fishery Department for life fish and fish
                  Food Export
•   Certification (Health Cert., Free Sale etc) for exported
    food including fish & fish products are issued by
    Ministry of Health( Food Safety & Quality) based on
    requirements by importing countries or by the exporters
    for the purpose of getting letter of credit (LC).

•   Certification for live fish is by Fishery Department; meat
    by DVS and plants/vegetables by DOA respectively.

•   In 2002, Malaysia food export amounted to about RM7.4
    billion. (Euro 1.5billion)
               Overview of the Food Safety Program in MOH

  >200,000 food           RM16.8 billion (local)                 35% income
  premises                RM12 billion (import)                  used for food


                     Food Safety and Quality Control


Legislation              Human Resource                     Laboratory
•Food Act 1983           •Public Health Specialist          •10 FQCL
•Food Regulations 1985   •Food Technologist                 •4 PHL
•New Regulations         •Nutritionist                      •Other agencies
                         •Asst. Food Technologist
                         •Asst. Env. Health Officer


                     Policy & Planning
                     •Food Safety & Quality Division(MOH)
                     Implementation and Supervision
                     •14 states, 136 district, 34 entry points
        LEGAL MANDATE

• Food Act 1983
  • gazetted on 10 March 1983
• Food Regulations 1985
  • gazetted on 26 September 1985
• Enforced together on
  • 1st October 1985
FOOD SAFETY & QUALITY CONTROL
      (1) GENERAL OBJECTIVE


 To Protect The Public Against Food
 Related Hazards & Fraud As Well As
    To Motivate And Promote The
 Preparation, Handling, Distribution,
 Sale And Consumption Of Safe And
            Quality Food.
   FOOD SAFETY & QUALITY CONTROL
                  (1) STRATEGIES

• Establish, Review, & Update Food Legislation To
  Ensure Safe Food Supply Domestically And
  Internationally.
• Continuous Strengthening of Food Safety
  Infrastructures Including Food Inspection
  Capabalities, Sampling And Laboratory Facilities
  & IT To Ensure Food Safety.
 FOOD SAFETY & QUALITY CONTROL
               (2) STRATEGIES


• Enhance Effective Collaboration With Relevant
  Government Agencies, Food Industry, Consumer
  Groups, Professional Bodies, Academia And
  International Organisations.
• Develop Adequate & Skilled Human Resources
  To Ensure Effective Implementation Of The
  Programme.
 FOOD SAFETY & QUALITY CONTROL
             (3) STRATEGIES

• To Increase Consumer’s Knowledge &
  Awareness Through Continuous
  Consumer Education
             ACTIVITIES:
        LEGISLATIVE SUPPORT

• Legislative Support, Codes of Practice and
Guidelines
  • Continuous development and updating of
  food legislation
  • Vetting of new food products to ensure
  regulatory compliance
  • Technical advisory services on Food
  Regulations 1985.
  • Development of guidelines & codes of
  practice
                ISSUES:
        LEGISLATIVE SUPPORT

• Legislative Support, Codes of Practice and
Guidelines
  • Continuous development and updating of
  food legislation
  • Vetting of new food products to ensure
  regulatory compliance
  • Technical advisory services on Food
  Regulations 1985.
  • Development of guidelines & codes of
  practice
                 ACTIVITIES:
                ENFORCEMENT
• Plan and monitor the implementation of
enforcement activities;
    • Domestic food
    • Imported food
    • Food crisis
    • Food poisoning outbreaks
• Licensing of
    • natural mineral water and drinking water,
    • the importation, sale, manufacture, purchase
    and use of saccharin
• Inter-agencies collaboration and coordination on
enforcement.
• Assurance of effective prosecution through Core
Prosecution Team (CPT).
• Establishment of Crisis Alert Team (CAT).
       ENFORCEMENT PLANNING

• Food Sampling
  • National Work Plan (NWP)
     • 2 sample/1000 population/year
     • used to set food sampling priorities
     according to food problem, groups of food
     commodities and targets.

• Food Premises Inspection
   • premises are rated based on a std. format
   • unhygienic premises are closed based on
   provision in the Food Act 1983
   ENFORCEMENT PLANNING


           Food Sampling (2004)



                              Micro   Micro
                              40%
Chemical
  55%                                 Physical


                                      Chemical
                   Physical
                     5%
       ENFORCEMENT PLANNING

• Import Control
  • Inspection based on
     • document
     • Physical inspection
     • Sampling
  • Priority are set based
     • past violation (black listed items)
     • food entering for the first time
  • Approach undertaken include
     • Hold-test-release
     • Undertaking letter
           ACTIVITIES:
    LABORATORY SERVICES

• Develop, strengthen and modernize
laboratory services

•Ensure optimal utilization of all existing food
laboratories in the country (within & outside
MOH)

• Ensure the implementation of the laboratory
quality system (ISO 17025)
       FQCL PERLIS*              FOOD LABORATORIES UNDER MINISTRY OF HEALTH MALAYSIA
         (Kangar)




FQCL LAKA TEMIN                                FQCL KELANTAN
 ( Bukit Kayu Hitam)                             (Kota Bahru)                          PHL SABAH
                                                                                      (Kota Kinabalu)

                                                     FQCL TERENGGANU
     FQCL PENANG                                      (Kuala Terengganu)
      (Butterworth)


              PHL IPOH
                                                 FQCL PAHANG
                                                   (Mentakab)
                                                                                                                        FQCL
                                                                                                                     SANDAKAN
       NATIONAL PHL*                                                                                                 ( Sandakan )
         (Sg. Buloh)


              FQCL SELANGOR
                   (Kelang)
                                                                                                                     FQCL Miri
                                                                                   FQCL SARAWAK*
                                                                                      (Kuching)



                                                                           Note :
                              PHL JOHORE*                                       FQCL : Food Quality Control Laboratory
                               (Johor Bahru)                                    PHL     : Public Health Laboratory
             ACTIVITIES:
                INDUSTRY

• Provide advisory services; SMI

• Facilitate export; Health Cert., Free Sale Cert.,
   Heat Process Meat Cert. Etc.

•Promote quality management system for food
   safety assurance including HACCP/GHP etc to
   the food sectors

•EU recognised Competent Authority for HACCP
  Certification(Fish & fish products)
Malaysian Certification Scheme -
          Guidelines
HACCP LOGO
            ACTIVITIES:
    MONITORING & RESEARCH


• Develop smart partnership in priority
collaborative research program on food safety
especially with academia & professional bodies
& associations.
• Promote Risk Analysis
   • Risk assessment
   • Risk management
   • Risk communication
            ACTIVITIES:
      CONSUMER EDUCATION


• Disseminate information on health issues and
food safety through information technology and
risk communication.

• Ensure smart partnership with mass media.
               ACTIVITIES:
    INFORMATION SYSTEM (HMIS)

• Maximization of IT utilization in FQC
programme:
   • Online HMIS with state, district, entry point &
   labs
   • HMIS - SMK interface at major entry point
   • Homepage
MAIN PAGE   http://fsis.moh.gov.my/fqc/
              ACTIVITIES:
                  TRAINING

• Training of food handlers:
   •To increase the awareness of food handlers on
   food hygiene and sanitation in a more
   structured and systematic manner, through
      • Accreditation Food Handlers Training
      Institutions – 1996
      • Training of Trainer’s - 1998
              ACTIVITIES:
           TRAINING (CONT.)

• Training of personnel:
  • Continuous education on food safety & its
     implications in the era of globalisation

  • “Hands on” training including attachment to
     state, district, entry point offices, labs &
     industries.
                 ACTIVITIES:
  CODEX & INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

• Codex Contact Point for Malaysia (since 1996)
• Chairman & Secretariat of National Codex
  Committee
• SPS Enquiry Point on Food Safety
• Reference Center to deal with international food
  standard, WTO including TBT, APEC, ASEAN,
  etc.
           CHANGING FOOD SCENARIOS THAT HAVE
               IMPOSITIONS ON FOOD SAFETY
                  •Large-scale production
                  •Intensified agricultural practices
Food Production   •Use of raw materials & products sourced from other countries
                  •New Processing techniques
                  •Convenience foods with minimum preparation
   Consumer       •Quest for “fresh”, “Natural” & “health” foods
                      - less harsh processing & production regime
  requirements        - greater care in production, distribution, storage &
                        preparation
                  •Consumption of food outside the home
                  •frequency of international travel - tourism/business
  Social          •increase in aged population - high risk group
                  •employment of foreign worker with different cultural and
                  handling practices
                  •Globalization - transnational challenge i.e. exposure to food-
                  borne hazards from other countries
  Economic        •Trade Framework - WTO Agreement on SPS & TBT
                                       - AFTA
  Changing Pattern of Food Food-Borne
                 Illness
Traditional                    New & Emerging
usually local               widespread, multi-state, international
high dose                   low infective dose
organism readily isolated   risk undetected by normal method
normal food processing       may survive some processes
will eliminate pathogen
low mortality/easily        high mortality/resistant to many
treated with antibiotic     antibiotic
traditional food know to    food not previously associated with
be associated               food-borne illness
           Key Food Safety Issues
• Existing Issues Being addressed
    –   Hygiene of eating establishment
    –   Residue of veterinary drugs
    –   Pesticides
    –   Abuse and overuse of food additives
    –   Mycotoxin
    –   inorganic contaminants

    Effort already taking place to reduce the contravention and risk to consumers.

• New Issues beginning to be addressed
    – Migration of chemicals substances from packaging materials and other
      materials in contact with food
    – Persistent Organic Environmental Pollutants (dioxin, PCBs, PAH)
    – Chemical substances formed during cooking/processing
    – Hypersensitivity, intolerance and allergic reactions
    – Antibiotic resistant microorganism
             OTHER ISSUES
• Legislation
   – Harmonization with international standards
   – Review of national standards based on risk assessment
     incorporating available scientific evidence
   – Shifting from end-products to process-based regulatory
     standards
   – Difference between public perception and scientific
     assessment
   – Keeping-up with factors influencing
     development/review of national standards
      • New technology e.g. new methods of processing and methods
        of testing
      • Changing hazards
             OTHER ISSUES
• Industry
  – Exporters need to comply with importing
    country and buyers requirements but:-
     • Importing countries have different standards and
       regulatory approaches
     • Food regulations are constantly changing
     • Multiple level of regulations are encountered
  – Commitment to food safety is not fully a part
    of the operating cultures of many food
    establishment
               FOOD SUPPLY CHAIN
                          Supply of A gricult ural Input s
               e .g Fertilizer s, pest icid es,animal f eeding st uff s,       MOH /MOA
                                  vet erinary dr ugs


                                         y
                               Primar Production
Upstream             e.g. f armer s, f ishe rman, f ish f armer s
                                                                                  MOA



                                   y
                             Primar Food Processing                        MO H/ MO A/JAKI M
                                        s,
                  e .g on f arm, dairi e abbat oir s, gr ain mi ll s        Loc al Governme nt


                          Sec ondary Food Processing                          MO H/JAKI M
                    e.g. canning, free zing, dr ying, brewing               Loc al Governme nt


M idstream                    Food D istribution                           MO H/ MITI /M OD T/
                                      nat
                 e.g. nati onal/int er ional, im port /expor t             Cus toms/Local Govt.


                       Food Retail ing/ Food C atering
                                                                           MOH /MO DT/JAKI M
Downstream   e.g. r estaur ants, s treet foods, hospit als, s chool s
                                                                            Loc al Governme nt
                              su perm arket s, shops

                                                                                   MOH /
                              Domest ic Food                                Loc al Governme nt
                               Production
           MOH INITIATIVES
• THE FOOD SAFETY & NUTRITION
  COUNCIL
  – Approved by Malaysian Cabinet in March 2001 as
    the highest advisory body to the government
  – Partnership and cooperation with stakeholders to
    ensure national coherence in food safety
  – Members of the Council
     • 22 agencies (government & NGOs)
  – 2 Council meetings per year
  – The National Food Safety Policy and Plan of
    Action
     • outcome from the 2nd. Council Meeting
     • approved by Cabinet on 19 January 2003
        FOOD SAFETY & NUTRITION COUNCIL


                            THE
                          COUNCIL




                             FOOD               Nutrition
                            SAFETY
                          COMMITTEE             Committee




             TECHNICAL COMMITTEES ON FOOD SAFETY




FOOD    MINERAL                                    FOOD
                  CODEX      FOOD       SUPER                HACCP
 REG.     H20                                     ANALYSIS
                          IRRADIATION   GERMS
                                    •Farm to table
                                    •partnership with
                   Integrated
   Education &                      other agencies
                   Approach         •international collaboration
    Research
                                    •Tracing of feed,
                                    ingredients & food
    Keys           Traceability     •Recall procedures or laws
  elements
                                    •Risk assessment (information
    of the
                                    analysis & scientific advise)
National Food                       •Risk management (regulation,
    Safety          Science Based   control & precautionary
    Policy                          principle)
                                    •Risk communication
                                    •Involvement of
 ICT               Transparency     stakeholders
                                    •notifications
 •To monitor and
 evaluate                            •Lab
                     Capacity        •Legislation
                     Building        •Enforcement
          MOH INITIATIVES
• Strengthening Food Legislation
   – Nutrition Labeling & Claims
   – Amendments to Schedule 16 of the Food Regulation
     1985 on MRL for Pesticide Residue (gazetted)
   – Regulations on Genetically Modified Foods (to be
     gazetted)
   – Food Hygiene Regulation (had dialogues with
     stakeholders and in the final stage)
   – Food Import Regulations (to be finalized with legal
     advisor)
   – Food Advertisement Regulations (to be finalized with
     legal advisor)
          MOH INITIATIVES
• Strengthening Laboratory Services
   – upgrading of laboratory’s infrastructure
   – technical cooperation with JICA 2001-2005 to improve
     expertise in the areas pesticides, veterinary drugs, GMO
     etc.
   – Development of reference laboratory
   – accreditation to ISO/IEC 17025
   – participation in national & international proficiency
     tests such NATA (Australia) & FAPAS (UK)
   – optimal utilization of other laboratories
      • Department of Chemistry - 10 labs.
      • Veterinary & Pesticide Laboratory from MOA
      • outsource to USM, MU
            MOH INITIATIVES
• Research/Studies
   – collaborative research with Universities
       • MU - food packages (bisphenol A, phthalates in baby feeding bottles)
       • UPM - Risk Assessment of Vibrio parahaemolyticus
               - antibiotic resistant microorganism
       • USM - Acrylamide in Foods
       • Food Consumption Pattern
       • Total Dietary Intake of Contaminants
       • Dioxin in Breast milk
       • Bacterial Survey of School Hostel Kitchen
• Quality Assurance program
   – HACCP Certification Scheme
       • independent 3rd. Party auditing
       • integration of HACCP with other system including ISO 9000, Halal
         etc.
   – development of guidelines
       • GHP
            MOH INITIATIVES
• International Collaborations
   – JICA “Project to Strengthen Food Safety Programme in Malaysia”
     2001-2005
       • Strengthening of Food Safety Administration
       • Strengthening and Improvement of food analysis capability and food
         inspection
       • Development and promotion of food safety information

   – EU-ASEAN Economic Cooperation Programme on Standards,
     Quality and Conformity Assessment (Food Sector) 2003-2005 –
     Consist of 4 components
       • Strengthening of Food Testing Laboratories Capacities
       • Strengthening of Food Inspection Capacities
       • Strengthening capacities in food standardization & food legislation
         information
       • Promoting the Application of HACCP, GMP and GHP in Food SMEs

   – SELAMAT?
                  MOH INITIATIVES
• International Fora
    – Codex & International
        • Hosting of the FAO/WHO Regional Conference on Food Safety for the Asia
          & the Pacific (24-27 May 2004)
        • Hosting of the 13th. Session of CCASIA (17-20 Sept 2002)
        • Hosting of the upcoming CCFL (9-13 May 2005) in Sabah , West Malaysia

    – ASEAN
        • ASEAN Task Force on Codex - initiated by Malaysia
        • ASEAN Expert Group on Food Safety - development of ASEAN Food Safety
          Improvement Plan (Malaysia as coordinator)

    – Bilateral
        • With Brunei, Indonesia, Thailand, China.
        • BIMST Border Health Meeting
http://www.aseanfoodsafetynetwork.net




                                   Click to Enter ASEAN
                                   Consultative Network
                        MOH Initiatives
• Food Safety Information System of Malaysia (FoSIM)
  for Import Control
   – development of a web-based system to link all 34 entry points to
     control food import to ensure:-
       • speedier clearance, consistent scrutiny and greater transparency
   – launched in Aug 2003
       • to be integrated with Custom’s system
   – adapted from FAIINS (Food Automated Import Inspection Network
     System ) of Japan with customization to FQC existing procedures.
   – In-built intelligent/knowledge databases
   – Automated examination levels, food codes,analytical parameter
     codes,electronic references
                                                                                                                          MOH FQCD                                  MOH ITC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                FQC/SMK
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Server
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               SMK
                         NETWORK SCHEMATIC DIAGRAM                                                                                     Back-up         App                    DB                                                                               Server
                                                                                                                                       Server                    SVR
                                                                                                                          Padang
                                                                                                      Kuala Perlis                                                                    Kota Kinabalu
                                                                                                                          Besar
                                                                                            Perlis    SeaPort                                                                         FQC Lab
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Sandakan FQC Lab
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       CUSTOMS
                                                                                            FQC Lab                               1
                                                                            Bukit Kayu                           2                                                                           47            46              Kota Kinabalu AirPort
                                                   Tg. Lembung SeaPort
                                                                            Hitam                33                                                                                                                 45
                                                                                        4                                                                        LAN                                                                  Kota Kinabalu SeaPort
                                                Kedah FQC Lab               5                                                                                                                                                    44
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Labuan SeaPort
                                                                 36                                                                                                                                                                       43
                                   Bukit Kayu Hitam                                                                                                                                                                                                          Tawau SeaPort
                                   Warehouse                                                                                                                       14                                                                                  42
                                                   7
                                                                                                                                                                              Internet                                                                                Sandakan SeaPort
                         Langkawi                                                                                                     Perlis                                                                                                                     41
                         AirPort           8                                                                                                  1
              Penang                                                                                                                                                                        Sabah                                                                      40    Miri SeaPort
              SeaPort
                              9                                                                                                                                                                       13                                              39    Kuching SeaPort
      Butterworth                                                                                       Kedah
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Sibu SeaPort
      SeaPort
                        10                                                                                                2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Sarawak                                     38
   Bayang Lepas AirPort                                                               Pulau Pinang                                                                                                                          12                                        37   Kuching AirPort

                 11                                                                                 3                                                                                                                                                                                   Sarikei
 Penang FQC Lab
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  36    SeaPort
                                                                                        Perak                                                 MOH Virtual
            12                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          35   Bintulu
   Grik                                                                                         4                                            Private Network                                                                 Kelantan
     13                                                                                      Selangor                                                                                                                                                                        34    Tebedu
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          11                     33   Sarawak FQC Lab
Selangor      14                                                                                            5                                                                                              Terengganu
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Rantau Panjang
FQC Lab                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    32
                                                                                                        N.Sembilan                                                                                                   10
 Kelang West           15                                                                                                                                                            Pahang                                                                                     31     Pengkalan Kubu
 SeaPort                                                                                                                      6            Melaka
                                                                                                                                                                 Johor                            9
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Bukit Bunga
           Kelang North           16                                                                                                               7                                                                                                                  30
           SeaPort                                                                                                                                                        8                                                                                       Kelantan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            29
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  FQC Lab
                   Kelang South          17
                   SeaPort
                                                        18                                                                                                                                                                                       28    Terengganu
                                       KL International               19                                                                                                                                                                               FQC Lab
                                       AirPort               Kelang Admin Office
                                                                                                 Johor PH
                                                                                                 Lab
                                                                                                                     21                                                                                                        27     Pahang
                                                                 Melaka SeaPort        20                                                                                                                                             FQC Lab
                                                                                                                 Tg. Puteri           22                                                                    26   Kuantan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 SeaPort
                                                                                                                                  2nd Link        23
                                                                                                                                                                              Tg. Pelepas
                                                                                                                                                           24            25   SeaPort
           Legend                                                                                                                                 Pasir Gudang
          Total Number of Entry points : 34            FQC Office                                   State                                         SeaPort
                                                                      Lab       Warehouse

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    LEVEL 1                      LEVEL 2                                LEVEL 3                         LEVEL 4                                        LEVEL 5                                LEVEL 6
     AUTO                       DOCUMENT                              MONITORING                     SURVEILLANCE                                    HOLD TEST &                               AUTO
  CLEARANCE                    EXAMINATION                            EXAMINATION                     EXAMINATION                                     RELEASE                                REJECTION

                                                                                  Inspection Action
                  EXAMINATION LEVELS
LEVEL 1 - AUTOMATIC CLEARANCE

LEVEL 2 – DOCUMENT EXAMINATION
                - VERIFY NOTIFICATION INFORMATION
                - MAY REQUEST FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
                - PHYSICAL INSPECTION/EXAMINTATION IF
                  NECESSARY BEFORE RELEASE

LEVEL 3 – MONITORING EXAMINATION
                - INSPECTION AND SAMPLING TO BE CARRIED
                 OUT ACCORDING TO SET TARGET.
                 (EG. 20% OF VEGETABLE PRODUCTS FROM
                 THAILAND NEED TO BE SAMPLED FOR
                  PESTICIDE)

LEVEL 4 – SURVEILLACNE EXAMINATION
                 - INSPECTION AND SAMPLING TO BE CARRIED
                   OUT ON PRODUCTS WHERE TARGET NOT SET

LEVEL 5 – HOLD TEST AND RELEASE
                 - DETAIN AND SAMPLE

LEVEL 6 – AUTO REJECTION
               CONCLUSION
The challenges of food safety is immense and in this
time of increasing food safety concerns and
shrinking resources, there are both the opportunities
and the need to work together between the
government, food industry and consumers.
The leadership provided by the Ministry of Health
towards this end and the continuous improvement of
the food safety program will inevitably create better
strides towards the establishment of an effective and
efficient food safety program in the era of
globalisation.
    Thank you
        for
   your attention

SAFE FOOD FOR ALL CAN BE ACHIEVED
THROUGH SHARED RESPONSIBILITY AND
ACCOUNTABILITY

								
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