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Legislative Decree No. 108 implementing Directive No. 89/109/EEC on materials and tools destined to come into contact with food.

Country/Territory
Italy
Document type
Legislation
Date
1992
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Gazzetta Ufficiale della Repubblica Italiana No. 39, 17 February 1992, Ordinary Supplement, pp. 39-42.
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Food quality control/food safety Packaging/labelling Standards Offences/penalties
Geographical area
Alps, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, Mediterranean, Southern Europe
Abstract

The Decree amends the following articles of Presidential Decree of 23 August 1982, No. 777: (a) article 2, on the penalties to be inflicted in case of contravention; (b) article 3, on the enactment of Decrees by the Ministry of Health for the approval of materials destined to come into contact with food, of substances to be used for their production and, if deemed necessary, of purity standards and safety tests; (c) article 4, on the information to be provided in the labels regarding the characteristics of such materials. Further amendments concern the addition of article 5-bis, on the control of the compliance with the provisions of the present Decree, and article 5-ter, on the use of substances not included in the lists approved by the European Community, but authorized by decree of the Ministry of Health, upon verification of their safety.

Full text
Italian

References - Legislation

Implements

Council Directive 89/109/EEC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to materials and articles intended to come into contact with foodstuffs.

Legislation | European Union | 1988

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Packaging/labelling, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX