The Zanzibar Food and Drugs Agency (ZFDA) established in 2007 and operates in accordance with the Zanzibar Food, Drugs and Cosmetics Act # 2 of 2006. ZFDA has strived to reach its objectives for ensuring the Safety and Quality of Food, Drugs, cosmetics, medical devices and related products in Zanzibar.
Core Regulatory Function of the ZFDA includes Products Inspection, Registration and Quality Control. Public awareness on the safety and Quality of the regulated products raised through various mass media. In its effort to strengthen the laboratory services, the Agency has equipped the laboratory with all basic equipments which has yielded in reduced duration of analysis of samples.