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Free downloads are available for copies of the Food Act, No.26 of 1980 and regulations coming under the Food Act.

FOOD ACT, NO. 26 OF 1980 AS AMMENDED BY FOOD (AMENDMENT) ACT, NO.20 OF THE 1991 :
An act to regulate and control the manufacture, importaion sale and distribution of food, to estabilish a Food Advisory Committee(FAC) to repeal the food and drugs act (chapter 216) and to provide for matters connected therewith on incidential thereto.


  • Food Act, NO. 26 of 1980
  • Food (Amendment) Act, No.20 of the 1991
  • Food (Amendment) Act, No.29 of the 2011

      CURRENT REGULATIONS :  
  • Food
  • (Colour Coding for Sugar levels) Regulations - 2016
     
  • Food
  • (Flavouring Substances and Flavour Enhancers) Regulations - 2013
     
  • Food
  • (Hygiene) Regulations - 2011
     
  • Food (Bread Standards Regulations -1994) Amenmend - 2011
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  • Food (Bread Standards Regulations -1994) Amenmend - 2011
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  • Food (Amendment-Colouring Substances Regulations-2006) - 2011
  • Food( Shelf Life of Imported Food Items) Regulations - 2011
  • Food (Melamine in Milk & Milk Products) Regulations - 2010
  • Food (Formaldehyde in Fish ) Regulations - 2010
  • Appointment of Additional Approved Analyst - North Western Province - 2010
  • Food (Packaging Materials & Articles ) Regulations 2010
  • Food ( Antioxidants) Regulations - 2009
  • Appointment of Additional Approved Analysis for Microbiological analysis - Colombo Municipal Council - 2009
  • Food (Adoption of Standards) Regulations 2008
  • Food (Vinegar Standards) Regulations 2007
  • Food Amendment -(Colouring Substances) Regulations - 2006
  • Food (Additives - Colouring Substances) Regulations 2006
  • Food Importation & Labelling of Genetically Modified (GM) Food Regulations 2006
  • Food (Labelling and Advertising) Regulations - 2005
  • Food (Iodization of Salt) Regulations - 2005
  • Food (Irradiation) Regulations - 2005
  • Food (Bottled or Packaged Water) Regulations -2005
  • Food (Sweeteners) Regulations - 2003
  • Food (Prohibition of Potassium Bromate in Flour) Regulations - 2000
  • Notification (Appointment of Authorized Officers) - 1999
  • Food (Bread Standards) Regulations 1994
  • Food (Preservatives in milk) Regulations 1994
  • Food (Preservatives) Regulations 1991
  • Food - Amendment (Standards) Regulations - 1989 - (Maize Standards )
  • Food (Milk Standards) Regulations 1989
  • Food (Standards) Regulations - 1989
  • Food Hygiene (General) Regulations 1988
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    DRAFT REGULATIONS :
    Food (Labelling and Advertising) Regulations
  • Food (Registration of Food Products) Regulations
  • Food (Irradiation) Regulations
  • Cereals, Pulses, Legumes & Derived Products Regulations
  • Spices,Condiments & Seasoning Regulations
  • Food (Sugar & Sugar Products) Regulations
  • Food (Fats & Oils Standards) Regulations
  • Food (Tea, Coffee, Cocoa & their Products) Regulations
  • Milk & Milk Products Regulations
  • Fruits, Vegetables & Products Regulations
  • Food (Additives - General) Regulations
  • Food (Additives - Preservatives) Regulations
  • Food (Import Inspection) Regulations
  • Procedure for sampling for analysis Regulations
  • Food (Fish & Fish Products) Regulations
  • Food (Meat & Meat Products Standards) Regulations
  • Food (Powers & Duties of Authorized Officers) Regulations
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