On July 2, 2021, Indonesia notified a draft Decree of The Minister of Religious Affairs of Indonesia Number __ of 2021 regarding Types of Products and Consumer Goods Products Mandatory to be Halal Certified to the WTO TBT Committee as G/TBT/N/IDN/134.
On July 5, 2021, the European Commission and agri-food industry stakeholders launched the European Union’s Code of Conduct on Responsible Food Business and Marketing Practices as part of the EU Farm to Fork Strategy (F2F).
On June 18, 2021, the Department of Health issued Administrative Order No. 2021-0039 (AO 2021-0039) “National Policy on the Elimination of Industrially Produced Trans-Fatty Acids for the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases.”
On June 27, 2021, the South African government announced that the country would be under a heightened, level 4 lockdown as a result of the rise in COVID-19 infections and the increase in hospital admissions.