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| Assessment of food safety risk analysis needs in Colombia | Sanitary/Phytosanitary/Food Safety | Bogota | Colombia | 6/27/2016
The United States is poised to exceed past record levels of food and agricultural exports to Colombia, which in 2015 was the 8th largest market worldwide with $2.4 billion in sales. The GOC continues to reassess and develop new regulatory standards with detrimental trade implications, including Decree 539 of 2014 and Resolution 719 of 2015. Since December 2015, the joint implementation of these regulations has resulted in approximately $250,000 worth of consumer-oriented products delayed at po...
Assessment of food safety risk analysis needs in Colombia_Bogota_Colombia_6-14-2016
| Eurasian Economic Union Ag Times No. 2 of 2016 | Sanitary/Phytosanitary/Food Safety, FAIRS Subject Report, Trade Policy Monitoring | Moscow | Russian Federation | 6/27/2016
This report contains summaries of relevant decisions and documents from the Armenia-Belarus-Kazakhstan-Kyrgyzstan-Russia Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) meetings, published between April 16 and June 15, 2016, that impact EAEU food and agriculture policy. Key documents included herein are draft amendments to the Technical Regulations on Dairy and Food Labeling that are open for comments, EEC Council decision No. 40 reducing EAEU import tariffs on various agricultural products in connection with R...
Eurasian Economic Union Ag Times No. 2 of 2016_Moscow_Russian Federation_6-22-2016
| FSSAI Publishes the Final List of Food Additives | Sanitary/Phytosanitary/Food Safety, Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards - Narrative, Exporter Guide, Trade Policy Monitoring | New Delhi | India | 6/27/2016
The Government of India’s (GOI) Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) published its comprehensive list of 11,000 food additives used in various food categories. The new document was prepared on the basis of comments received from various stakeholders. However, the final notification of the Food Safety and Standards (Food Product Standards and Food Additives) Amendment Regulation, 2016 remains pending.
FSSAI Publishes the Final List of Food Additives_New Delhi_India_6-22-2016
| Draft Standards for Fish and Fish Products | Sanitary/Phytosanitary/Food Safety, FAIRS Subject Report, Fishery Products | New Delhi | India | 6/27/2016
The Government of India (GOI) notified its Draft Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Amendment Regulations, 2016, related to standards of fish and fish products. The deadline for comments for World Trade Organization (WTO) Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS) Committee members is sixty days from the date of notification to WTO.
Draft Standards for Fish and Fish Products_New Delhi_India_6-22-2016