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

Peru Adopts National Regulation on Pesticide MRLs

Posted by Ofelia Medina on Jan 23, 2017

Peru will no longer follow the CODEX regulation CAC/MRL1 and its amendments for the pesticide MRLs in food. Peruvian General Direction of Environmental Health and Food Safety (DIGESA) has released the Ministerial Resolution No. 1006-2016/MINSA, published on December the 30th in the Official Journal “El Peruano”, approving the NTS No. 128-MINSA/2016/DIGESA Technical standard that lays down the MRLs for pesticides of agriculture use in food for human consumption. 

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Topics: Peru, Pesticides, MRLs

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