Brazil: Food manufacturing and import regulations published

It was published in the Official Gazette (DODF) in portuguese, the normative instruction nº 31, which regulates the communication of the beginning of the manufacture and importation of food and packaging exempted from sanitary registration in the Federal District. Briefly, the regulation states that manufacturers and importers must inform the Food Management (Geali in Portuguese), of the Health Surveillance Directorate (Divisa), every time they start manufacturing or importing an edible product.