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Mandatory standard on food-grade salt

Israel

Jun 23, 2022

Ministry of Economy and Industry published revision of the Mandatory Standard SI 411, dealing with food-grade salt. This draft revision adopts the Codex Alimentarius Standard Codex Stan 150-1985 (Adopted in 1985; Revised in 1997; 2012. Amended in 1999; 2001; 2006). The proposed standard includes a few national deviations appearing in the standard's Hebrew section, as follows:

  • Adds a new section 1a. dealing with normative references;
  • Replaces section 2 dealing with description;
  • Adds a new requirement to the minimum NaCl content appearing in section 3.1;
  • Changes section 3.4 dealing with iodization of food-grade salt;
  • Adds a new section 3.5 dealing with salt enrichment with food nutrients other than iodine;
  • Changes section 4, food additives, and requires compliance with national regulations;
  • Changes section 5, contaminants, and requires compliance with an official document issued by Israel's MOH.

 

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