Decree / Date of Publishing: 29/12/2021
Affected region: Egypt
The Decision of the Board of Directors of the National Food Safety Authority (NFSA) No. 6/2022 Concerning the Binding Technical Rule on the Permissible Limits of Chemical Contaminants in Food
This decision gives the producers and importers a twelve-month transitional period concerning the binding technical rule on the permissible limits of chemical contaminants in food.
The decision governs the Egyptian National Food Safety Authority approach to manage the risks related to contaminants and determine the maximum limits of chemical contaminants in food for the purpose of controlling and conforming chemical pollutant levels to Codex and relevant international standards in order to achieve NFSA's main objective of ensuring that food safety requirements are fulfilled so that human health and safety can be maintained.
Deadline for Comments: 04/08/2023