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

Chile Amends Milk Definition in Food Health Regulation, Decree 977

Posted by Ofelia Medina on Mar 8, 2019

On March 6, 2019, the Library of National Congress of Chile published the new “Decree 71 –modification to Supreme Decree n º 977, of 1996, of the Ministry of Health, Sanitary regulation of the food.“

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Topics: Chile, Dairy

Mexico Releases New Official Dairy Standards

Posted by Ofelia Medina on Feb 1, 2019

On January 31, 2019, the Official Journal of the Federation published the following standards on yogurt, milk powder or dehydrated milk and cheese:

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Topics: Mexico, Dairy, standards

Peru Publishes Supreme Decree on Milk and Dairy Products

Posted by Ofelia Medina on Jul 5, 2017

On June 30, 2017 Peruvian Official Gazette “El Peruano” published Supreme Decree N° 007-2017-MINAGRI “Approving the regulation of milk and dairy products”, which will enter into force 6 months after the publication date.

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Topics: Peru, Dairy

Peru Suspends Import of Animals and Products from Colombia due to FMD

Posted by Ofelia Medina on Jul 5, 2017

A new Directorial Resolution released by the Peruvian Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation was published in the Official Gazette “El Peruano” on June 27, 2017 listing the animal species and products of animal origin that will be suspended for the import to Peru from Colombia for a period of 180 days.

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Topics: Peru, Dairy, Colombia

Peru Sets Criteria for Dairy Product Names

Posted by Ofelia Medina on Jun 27, 2017

The Peruvian General Direction of Environmental Health and Food Safety (DIGESA) released on June 19, 2017 the Technical Criteria to denominate milk and dairy products and other products having as ingredients milk and dairy products.

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Topics: Peru, Dairy, Codex Alimentarius

Italy Now Regulates Indication of Origin for Dairy

Posted by Lionello Sannuto on May 12, 2017

During the first quarter of 2017, the Italian government published two Decrees in the Official Gazette:

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Topics: Italy, Dairy, Health Claims, Nutritional Claims

EEU Changing Rules for Dairy

Posted by Elena Rumyantseva on Apr 27, 2017

Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) has published Draft changes to the Technical Regulation TR CU 033/2013 “On milk and dairy products” . This draft has been open for public consultation since February and the public consultation period ends May 10, 2017.

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Topics: Product Standards, Dairy, Food Labeling, WTO

Taiwan Changes Labeling Rules for Butter, Cream, Margarine and Fat Spreads

Posted by Annie He on Feb 24, 2017

On February 6, 2017, Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) published announcement to release“Regulations Governing the Product Names and Labeling of Prepackaged Butter, Cream, Margarine and Fat Spreads”. This regulation will take effect on July 1, 2017(decided by manufacturing date).

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Topics: Product Standards, Taiwan, Ffood Labeling, TFDA, Dairy

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