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Chile says food for export must have `Z’ symbol on packaging


Chile says food for export must have `Z’ symbol on packaging

The original wording of Article 97 ("Foods for export that do not comply with the standards laid down in this Regulation must bear the symbol" Z "printed on their packaging in a legible and indelible form. foods will not be marketed in the country. ") will be amended by adding the following:

"In accordance with the provisions of the Code of Ethics of the Codex Alimentarius (CAC / RCP 20-1979 and its updates), access to international trade shall be prohibited for all foodstuffs (including re-exported foodstuffs):

(a) contains or is endangered in an amount that renders it toxic, deleterious or otherwise dangerous to health, taking into account the application of the principles governing risk analysis; or

(b) that is falsified in such a way that it is unfit for human consumption; or

(c) that is falsified; or

(d) that is labeled or presented in a false, misleading or deceptive manner; or

(e) that is prepared, processed, packaged, stored, transported or sold under unsanitary conditions; or

(f) the expiry date, if any, does not allow sufficient time for its distribution in the importing country."

Products Covered :Foods for Export that do not meet the standards set out in the Food Sanitary Regulations

HS Code: 02, 03, 04, 0504, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24

Proposed date of adoption (dd / mm / yy): Upon publication in the Official Journal (DiarioOficial)

Proposed date of publication (dd / mm / yy): approximately 90 days from the date of circulation of the notification.

Description of content:

Final date for comments: [X] Sixty days from the date of circulation of the notification and / or (dd / mm / yy): 8 December 2018

If the Proposal/Notification/Regulation will affect your International Business please send us your representation with facts and figures , so that these can be taken up suitably.


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