26/Octpber/2021 F&B Newsletter

 Standard Draft  / Date of Publishing: 05/10/2021

Affected region: Egypt

Technical Rules for the Maximum Allowable Limits for Residues of Pesticides in and on Food Products of Plant and Animal Origin

Decree No 6 of 2021 sets the technical rules on the maximum permissible limits for pesticide residues and accidental residue in food products, whether in plant or animal origin, and the basic requirements for evaluating the results of the analysis of pesticide residues in and on foods for the purpose of monitoring levels of pesticide residues therein.

Deadline for Comments: 03/12/2021

 Standard Draft  / Date of Publishing: 05/10/2021

Affected region: Egypt

Issuing Technical Rules for the Maximum Permissible Limits of Pesticides Drug Residues in Food

This decision organizes the maximum limits of residual veterinary drugs allowed in foods of animal origin that are handled in Egypt.

Deadline for Comments: 03/12/2021

 Standard Draft  / Date of Publishing: 07/10/2021

Affected region: GCC

Draft Standard of Cream Cheese (GSO 832/2010)

In the 29th Gulf Technical Committee for food and agriculture standards meeting, they agree to update the standard (cream cheese GSO 832/2010) according to the new reference.

This Standard applies to Cream Cheese intended for direct consumption or for further processing. In some countries, the term “cream cheese” is used to designate cheeses, such as high-fat ripened hard cheese. This Standard does not apply to such cheeses.

Deadline for Comments: 05/12/2021

 Standard Draft  / Date of Publishing: 05/10/2021

Affected region: Egypt

Binding Technical Rules of Microbiological Criteria for Foodstuffs

The present decision sets out binding technical rules of microbiological criteria for a specific group of microorganisms (bacteria, fungi, viruses, parasites) and their executive rules that food establishments operators shall comply with when applying public health measures, and the National Food Safety Authority is committed to ensure the extent of compliance with the stipulated rules and criteria.

Deadline for Comments: 03/12/2021

 Standard Draft  / Date of Publishing: 07/10/2021

Affected region: GCC

Sturgeon Caviar - GSO 1360/2014

In the 29th Gulf Technical Committee for Food & Agriculture conference, it has been decided to update the technical regulation according to the updated original reference.

This standard applies to granular sturgeon caviar of the fish of the Acipenseridae family.

Deadline for Comments: 05/12/2021

19/Octpber/2021 F&B Newsletter