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Ministerial Decree No. 256/2009 replacing the Annex to article 69 of the Food Code, as regards specific criteria of purity concerning sweeteners for use in foodstuffs, in compliance with Commission Directive 2008/60/EC.

Type of law

The Decree provides for the implementation of Commission Directive 2008/60/EC laying down specific purity criteria concerning sweeteners for use in foodstuffs. The Annex to article 69 of the Food Code, which sets out the purity criteria applicable to a number of sweeteners, is hereby replaced, according to the provisions of the Directive. All previously issued provisions related to purity criteria concerning sweeteners shall be abrogated.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
The Decree shall enter into force on the day of its publication in the Official Gazette.
Serial Imprint
Efimeris tis Kyverniseos No. 1528, Part II, 27 July 2009, pp. 19491-19504.
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Legislation Amendment
Original title
. 256/2009. 69 . . . . 2008/60/ .