08/November/2021 F&B Newsletter

 Decree  / Date of Publishing: 25/10/2021

Affected region: Lebanon

Ministry of Agriculture Decision Regarding Allowing the Import of Some Types of Imported Vegetables and Fruits within Specific Periods

The updated dates for the periods of importation of certain fruits and vegetables can be found in the tables and articles of the Decision.

 Decree  / Date of Publishing: 25/10/2021

Affected region:   Tunisia

Minister of Health Order Establishing the List of Breast Milk Substitutes

The list of breast-milk substitutes can be found in the Annex to this Order.

 Decree  / Date of Publishing: 25/10/2021

Affected region: Iraq

Iraqi Food Standards Amendments

The COSQC announces the adoption of a general amendment to all Iraqi food standard specifications and food technical requirements (paragraph on packaging food products).

 Guidelines  / Date of Publishing: 26/10/2021

Affected region: KSA

Guidelines for Correcting Food Violations

This guide aims to clarify the most prominent observations that were monitored on the label for foodstuffs and to clarify the correct way to display the information label information for locally manufactured and imported products, whether by adding missing data or removing unauthorized data to ensure compliance with the requirements of the technical regulations for the labels of food labels in the specific regulations for the products in addition to the list of nutritional data, taking into account not to affect the quality of the product preservation package.

 Standard Draft  / Date of Publishing: 31/10/2021

Affected region: UAE

UAE.S 1791/ 2021 Three Piece Steel Round Cans used for Canning Food Stuffs

This standard draft is concerned with the single & double reduced three piece round steel cans (tin coated or tin free steel) used for canning food stuffs.​

Deadline for Comments: 27/12/2021

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Date of publishing1:
Country: Yemen, Jordan
Category: Dairy products and analogues, Fats and oils, and fat emulsions
Date of publishing1:
Country: Yemen, Jordan
Category: Dairy products and analogues, Fruits and Vegetables