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Act on Japanese Agricultural Standards

  JAS Act
JAS System
- List of CBs
- Outline of required formalities for CB
Organic JAS
- Standards
- Technical criteria
- Export of organic foods to Japan 
- Organic equivalency
  List of Standards
  JAS Movie
  Japanse Website(日本語)
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Act on Japanese Agricultural Standards (Act No.175 of May 11, 1950) -

This Act is applied to foods, drinks, oils, and fats as well as other agricultural, forestry, livestock and fishery products and products made from them except liquors, drugs, cosmetics and regenerative medical products. It provides the legal basis for the Japanese Agricultural Standards (JAS) and criteria for adopting standards, quality grading, certification, accreditation of certifying bodies, laboratories and inspectors.




Standards and Conformity Assessment Policy Office, Food Manufacture Affairs Division,
New Bussiness and Food Industry Department, Minister's Secretariat,
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

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