The goal of this sector is to ensure safety and security of food and feed, safety and security of pesticides and ease commercial traffic flow while maintaining safety of food and reinforcement of consumers and clients confidence in food control authority.


The Drug Sector at the Saudi Food & Drug Authority is responsible for safety, efficacy, and quality of human, veterinary, and herbal products. In addition, the Drug Sector regulates cosmetic products and ensures their safety.


Medical Devices Sector at Saudi Food and Drug Authority plays a pivotal role ensuring safety, efficacy and performance of medical devices under a comprehensive legislation and regulation. Indeed, Saudi Medical Devices regulatory frame is aligned with international practice in terms of harmonization and convergence where it chaired the Global Harmonization Working Party (GHWP) and active member in many technical committees in IMDRF and ISO.