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Israel WTO-TBT Enquiry Point: Revision of the Mandatory Standard SI 373, dealing with honey


Nov 30, 2020

This draft standard revision adopts the Codex Alimentarius Standard 12-1981, including revisions 1987 and 2001, and differs significantly from the previous standard's edition. It includes a few national deviations and changes that appear in the standard's Hebrew section as follow:

  • Adds a new section that appears after section 1 and includes normative references;

  • Adds to section 2.1 a sentence determining that "the honey shall not be the product of bee feeding during Honey storage period unless it's done it the nest level;

  • Adds a new section 2.1.3dealing with honey with supplements and additives;

  • Changes section 3.1;

  • Changes section 3.5.2 dealing with sucrose content;

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