BUSINESS – New guidelines for food, drug manufacturers

Official guidelines for Burma’s food and medical industries are being penned by the country’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA are drawing up the regulations in line with the specifications of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN). “In addition to cosmetics, medical machines and devices that are distributed to the market will also be brought in line with ASEAN drug standards,” said Khin Saw Hla, assistant director of the FDA, cited in Myanmar Business Today.