Sell Animal Products Accordingly

Wednesday, 06 September 2017 , 14:00:00 WIB - Legal Tips

Traders are seen guiding cows to a truck, at the Pasar Hewan Muning animal husbandry market in Kediri, East Java, Thursday (10/8). (ANTARA)

Animal products are defined as fresh or processed meat for consumption, pharmaceutics, agriculture, among others, and are consumed to meet the needs of consumers and to obtain benefits that consumers can use.

To assure that animal products are safe, healthy, weighs according to the label placed on the package and halal as required by the government, the central government and regional governments are authorized and obliged to monitor, inspect, conduct tests, set standards, certify and register animal products.

According to Article 58 Paragraph (6) of Law No.41/2014 on Amendments to Law No.18/2009 on Animal Husbandry and Animal Health, stipulates any person producing and/or distributing animal products is prohibited from falsifying animal products and/or using prohibited additives.

The criminal sanction for violating the points above is maximum imprisonment of five (5) years and a fine of not more than Rp10,000,000,000 (ten billion rupiah), as regulated in article 91 of Law No.41/2014 on Amendments to Law No.18/2009 on Animal Husbandry and Animal Health.

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