GCC Proposes New Standards on Multiple Dairy Food Products

Posted by Besma Ettoumi on Mar 5, 2020

On March 03 and 05, 2020, the Gulf Standardization Organization has published the following draft standards related to provolone cheese and coulommiers (defined as in General Standard for Cheese, CXS283-1978):

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Topics: Dairy, GCC

The European Union (EU) Establishes New Protected Geographical Indications for ‘Queso Castellano’ (PGI)

Posted by Ognjen Djunisijevic on Feb 28, 2020

On February 25, 2020, the "Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/247 of 18 February 2020 entering a name in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications [‘Queso Castellano’ (PGI)]" was published on the Official Journal of the European Union.

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Topics: European Union, Dairy

Mexico Dairy Standards to Enter into Force - February 2020

Posted by Ofelia Medina on Feb 7, 2020

On February 01, 2020, the following Official Mexican Standards have fully come into force:

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Topics: Mexico, Dairy

Turkey Announces to Regulate the Classification of Raw Cow Milk

Posted by Nurberk Derelioglu on Jan 30, 2020

On January 25, 2020, the T.C. Resmi Gazette of Turkey has notified the publication of the  “Communiqué on The Classification of Raw Cow Milk (No: 2019/64)“

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Topics: Dairy, Turkey

Germany Introduces the QM Milk Standard 2020

Posted by Nurberk Derelioglu on Jan 6, 2020

On January 01, 2020, the German association Qualitätsmanagement Milch (QM Milch) has published the “QM Milk Standard 2020: National Standard for Milk Production”.

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Topics: Germany, Dairy

FDA Reopens Comment Period on Use of Ultrafiltered Milk in Cheese and Cheese Products

Posted by Jovan Hadzic on Dec 31, 2019

On December 30, 2019, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the United States of America has announced the reopening of comment period for the proposed rule ‘‘Cheeses and Related Cheese Products; Proposal to Permit the Use of Ultrafiltered Milk.’

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Topics: Dairy, USFDA

Switzerland Maintains Restrictions to Forage for Dairy Animals

Posted by Marta Lant on Oct 5, 2019

On October 1, 2019, the Swiss Département fédéral de l’intérieur (DFI) has issued a new version of the Order 916.351.021.1 “Setting in dairy products“, by repealing the Order from November 30, 2015.

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Topics: Dairy

Codex Alimentarius Releases Dairy Standards

Posted by Nevena Vujosevic on Aug 26, 2019

On August 23, 2019, the Codex Alimentarius Commission has published the 2019 version of multiple Dairy Standards:

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Topics: Dairy, Codex Alimentarius

Morocco Amends Rules for Dairy Manufacturers on Production and Marketing of Milk and Dairy Products

Posted by Besma Ettoumi on Apr 15, 2019

On April 12, 2019, the Office National de Securite Sanitare des Produits Alimentaires of Morocco published the “Decree No. 2-18-709 of 8 Rejeb 1440 (15 March 2019) amending and supplementing Decree No. 2-00-425 of 10 Ramadan 1421 (7 December 2000) on control of the production and marketing of milk and dairy products“

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Topics: Dairy, Morocco

US Dairy Pride Act Protects Consumers Against Misleading Labels on Non-Dairy Products

Posted by Martina Abodi on Mar 19, 2019

On March 14, 2019, US Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Jim Risch (R-ID) presented “The Dairy Pride Act – Defending Against Imitations and Replacements of Yogurt, Milk and Cheese to Promote Regular Intake of Dairy Everyday Act” to Congress.

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Topics: United States, Dairy

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