Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Economics, Business, and Government Challenges, EBGC 2019, 3 October, UPN " Veteran" East Java, Surabaya, Indonesia

Research Article

Consumer Protection Due to Snacks Consumption Containing Food Additives

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.3-10-2019.2291829,
        author={Endang  Sutrisno and Heryani  Agustina and Ayih  Sutarih and Nur Ika Sofiyanti},
        title={Consumer Protection Due to Snacks Consumption Containing Food Additives},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Economics, Business, and Government Challenges, EBGC 2019, 3 October, UPN " Veteran" East Java, Surabaya, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={EBGC},
        year={2020},
        month={2},
        keywords={consumer protection food additives regional government of tegal regency},
        doi={10.4108/eai.3-10-2019.2291829}
    }
    
  • Endang Sutrisno
    Heryani Agustina
    Ayih Sutarih
    Nur Ika Sofiyanti
    Year: 2020
    Consumer Protection Due to Snacks Consumption Containing Food Additives
    EBGC
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.3-10-2019.2291829
Endang Sutrisno1,*, Heryani Agustina1, Ayih Sutarih1, Nur Ika Sofiyanti1
  • 1: Postgraduate in Law and Law Faculty of University of Swadaya Gunung Jati Cirebon, West Java Terusan Pemuda No.1A By Pass telp. (0231) 488924 Ext.64 Fax.(0231) 488924
*Contact email: pascaunswagati16@gmail.com

Abstract

This research is a non-doctrinal study with a socio-legal studies approach. The research findings that the role of the Regional Government of Tegal Regency to supervise food containing dangerous Food Additives and exceed the maximum limit by periodically assigning employees from the field of inspection and investigation to traditional markets, supermarkets, factories or home industries, traders for food samples that are detected contain Food Additives that are not in accordance with the applied regulations, then testing will be carried out in the laboratory. And the public's legal awareness of the use of Food Additives in school children's snacks is still lacking due to the low level of public knowledge about food quality and safety, real action is needed in the form of government policy from the Tegal Regency Regional Government to supervise and provide strict sanctions for those who violate law, and provided health education both formally and informally.