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Council Directive 80/608/EEC amending for the seventh time Directive 73/241/EEC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to cocoa and chocolate products intended for human consumption.

Country/Territory
European Union
Document type
Legislation
Date
1980
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Official Journal L 170, 3 July 1980, pp. 33 and 34.
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Food quality control/food safety Coffee/cocoa/tea Food additives Internal trade Beverages
Geographical area
European Union Countries
Entry into force notes
This Directive took effect on 21 June 1979.
Abstract

Annex II of Directive 73/241/EEC shall be supplemented by the paragraph contained in article 1 of this Directive. On the basis of such new provision, Member States may authorize the addition of ammonium salts of phosphatidic acids to the cocoa and chocolate products referred to in Annex I (1) with the exception of cocoa nib. The name of the product shall be accompanied by the declaration of this addition and its percentage, except when ammonium salts of phosphatidic acids are added to the various kinds of chocolate referred to in Annex I under headings 1.16 to 1.28. If ammonium salts of phosphatidic acids are used, the maximum percentages laid down in the third subparagraph of Annex I (6) shall also apply.

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English
Website
europa.eu

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Amends

Council Directive 73/241/EEC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to cocoa and chocolate products intended for human consumption.

Legislation | European Union | 1973

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Coffee/cocoa/tea, Treated food, Standards, Processing/handling, Transport/storage, Packaging/labelling, Internal trade, International trade, Beverages

Source: FAO, FAOLEX