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Cabinet Regulation No. 301 on Maximum Permitted Amount of Trans Fatty Acids in Food Products

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The Regulation prescribes the maximum permitted amount of trans fatty acids in food products which have been produced in Latvia, including in public catering undertakings, brought in from other European Union Member States, and states of the European Economic Area or the third countries, and are provided for distribution in Latvia. The requirements of the Regulation apply to the food products containing trans fatty acids which have occurred in the following technological processes of food production upon hydrogenating oil; upon pressing oil in high temperature; upon frying and heating food products in oil; and upon frying and grilling food products containing fats. The requirements of the Regulation do not apply to fats and products of animal origin containing trans fatty acids that have occurred naturally and have not been added during the food production process.
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