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The Ministry of Food Agriculture and Livestock/General Directorate of Food and Control of Turkey has notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) with regulations on food contact materials.

The regulations are:

  • Turkish Food Codex Communiqué on Active and Intelligent Materials and Articles in Contact with Food 
    • The purpose of this regulation is to determine rules for active and intelligent materials and articles that are in contact with food.
  • Turkish Food Codex Regulation on Materials and Articles in Contact with Food 
    • The purpose of this regulation is to determine the general rules for food contact materials and articles, and setting the procedure for the authorization of the substances that are used in the food contact materials and articles.

Consultation is open for both regulations until July 30, 2017. The proposed enforcement date for the regulations is on August 30, 2017.

 

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