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Turkish Food Codex Regulation on contaminants in foodstuffs.

Country/Territory
Turkey
Document type
Regulation
Date
2011
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Food quality control/food safety Residues
Geographical area
Asia, Western Asia
Entry into force notes
The Regulation enters into force on the day it is published in the Official Journal.
Abstract

The aim of this Regulation is to define maximum levels for contaminants that are found in foodstuffs. The Regulation covers limits for nitrates, mycotoxins, heavy metals, 3-monochloropropane-1,2-diol, dioxins, dioxin like polychlorinated biphenyls, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and erucic acid. This Regulation is drafted in accordance with European Parliament and Council Regulation No. 1881/2006/EC.

Full text
Turkish
Website
www.gkgm.gov.tr

References - Legislation

Implements

Law No. 5996 on veterinary services, plant health, food and feed.

Legislation | Turkey | 2010

Keyword: Basic legislation, Food quality control/food safety, Consumer protection, Codex Alimentarius, International trade, Inspection, Offences/penalties, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Animal welfare, Plant protection, Pests/diseases

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Regulation amending the Turkish food codex regulation on contaminants in foodstuffs.

Legislation | Turkey | 2012

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, MRL-maximum residue limit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX