BUREAU OF AGRICULTURE AND FISHERIES STANDARDS
Formed: December 5, 1998
The Bureau of Agriculture and Fisheries Product Standards (BAFPS) under the Department of Agriculture was established in December 1997 as specifically provided for by Republic Act No. 8435 or the Agriculture and Fisheries Modernization Act of 1997. Section 30 - Declaration of Policy states that all sectors involved in the production, processing, distribution and marketing of food and non-food agriculture and fishery products shall adhere to, and implement the use of product standards in order to ensure consumer safety and promote the competitiveness of these commodities.
- Created: 28 February 2014