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Decree-Law No. 33/2005 on food additives other than colours and sweeteners.

Country/Territory
Portugal
Document type
Legislation
Date
2005
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Food additives Food quality control/food safety Hygiene/sanitary procedures Standards Packaging/labelling Policy/planning
Geographical area
Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, European Union Countries, North Atlantic, North-East Atlantic, Southern Europe
Entry into force notes
This Decree-Law enters into force on 27 July 2005.
Abstract

This Decree-Law, composed of 5 articles, introduces in the National legal system the EC Directive 2003/114/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council ruling food additives other than colours and sweeteners. The decree-Law specifies maximum residue limit as well as methods and requirements for carrying out controls on samples of such products, as well as labelling requirements to be satisfied.

Full text
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References - Legislation

Implements

Directive 2003/114/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 95/2/EC on food additives other than colours and sweeteners.

Legislation | 2003

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amends

Decree-Law No. 121/98 regulating the use of food additives (except colourings and sweeteners).

Legislation | Portugal | 1998

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Order No. 383/91 regulating the using of certain preservatives in food.

Legislation | Portugal | 1991

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Food additives, MRL-maximum residue limit, Fruits/edible nuts

Source: FAO, FAOLEX