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Ministerial Decree No. 257/2009 replacing the Annex to article 35, Part B specific purity criteria concerning colours for use in foodstuffs of the Food Code, in compliance with Commission Directive 2008/128/EC.

Type of law

The Annex to article 35 is divided into two parts. Part A sets forth the general specification for aluminium lakes of colours. Part B, which is hereby replaced, provides for specific criteria of purity of colours for use in foodstuffs. The measures provided for in this Decree are in accordance with Commission Directive 2008/128/EC. All previously issued provisions related to purity criteria concerning colours for use in foodstuffs 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. 19505-19535.
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Legislation Amendment
Original title
. 257/2009. 35 . . . . 2008/128/ .