Chile Releases New Amendments for the Food Health Regulation

Posted by Ofelia Medina on Jul 13, 2018

The Chilean Ministry of Health has released new amendments for several decrees and draft amendments for Decree 977 Food Health Regulations in July 2018.

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Topics: Chile, Food Contaminants, MRLs

Chile Releases an Amendment on Claims Regulation

Posted by Ofelia Medina on Jan 15, 2018

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On January 12, 2018, The Chilean Ministry of Health released an amendment to the Resolution 860 approving the Technical Standard No. 191 on Nutritional Guidelines for declaring Healthy Food Properties (Claims). The Resolution 1671 was published in the National Congress Library of Chile and it will enter into force on January 26 of 2018.

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Topics: Chile, Claims, Labeling

Chile Releases New Regulation on Claims

Posted by Ofelia Medina on Jul 28, 2017

On July 26, 2017, Chilean Ministry of Health released a new Resolution approving the Technical Standard No. 191 on Nutritional Guidelines for declaring Healthy Food Properties (claims). The Resolution No. 860 was published in the National Congress Library of Chile, the new Standard on claims being its integral part.

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Topics: Chile, Food Labeling, Nutritional Claims

Organic products from Chile coming into Europe

Posted by Ofelia Medina on May 15, 2017

Organic products standards between Europe and Chile are aligned; it was confirmed on April 27, 2017 with the closure of the trade agreement signed by the Chilean Agriculture Minister and the European Ministers of Agriculture and Fishery.

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Topics: Chile, European Union, Organic Products, Trade

The Chilean Ministry of Health releases the first amendment of 2017 of the Food Safety Regulation

Posted by Ofelia Medina on Jan 31, 2017

A new Decree amending the Supreme Decree No. 977, Food Safety Regulation, was published in the National Congress Library of Chile (in Spanish) on January 18th, 2017. The Decree No. 37 modifies the definition of butter in the article 225: “Butter without any other denomination, is the dairy product that derives exclusively from the pasteurized cream of milks”. The article also mentions that products using the expression “butter of fantasy”, without referring to a dairy product, should use a specific label according to the real nature of the ingredient.

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Topics: Chile

What’s New in the Chilean Food Law?

Posted by Ofelia Medina on Dec 12, 2016

Between June and November 2016 the Chilean Ministry of Health has released several decrees and resolutions that will have impact on the overall food legislation in Chile.

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Topics: Chile, Veterinary Drugs

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