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Cabinet Regulation No.292 of 1999 regarding food contamination.

Country
Type of law
Regulation
Source

Abstract
This Regulation determines mandatory harmlessness requirements for food (at all handling stages) with respect to the admissible level and content of food contamination, which does not present risk or cause harm to human health, life, or the environment. This Regulation shall apply to the following types of food pollution: 1. toxic elements; 2. mycotoxins; 3. nitrosamines; 4. nitrates, 5. microbiological pollution; 6. dioxins; 7. polychlorinated biphenyls. The content of toxic elements, mycotoxins and nitrosamines in food products and raw materials thereof may not exceed the levels referred to in Annex 1 of the present Regulation. The levels of nitrate residues in food products and raw materials thereof are referred to in Annex 2 of the present Regulation. The maximum admissible levels of microbiological contamination in food products and raw materials thereof are referred to in Annex 3 and Annex 4 of the present Regulation. The dioxin and polychlorinated biphenyls content in food products and raw materials thereof may not exceed the levels referred to in Annex 5 of the present Regulation.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
Entry into force from the date of signature.
Notes
Annex 4 of the present Regulation shall come into force on 1 January 2002. With entry into force of Annex 4, Paragraphs 2,7,8,10,11,13 and 14 of annex 3 of the present Regulation are repealed.
Repealed
No
Source language

English

Legislation status
in force
Legislation Amendment
No