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Regulation on contaminants in foods


Dec 14, 2022

The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry/General Directorate of Food and Control published Turkish Food Codex - Regulation on Contaminants This Regulation covers maximum levels for certain contaminants in food and the responsibilities for the identification, prevention, reduction or elimination of the source of the risk associated with the contaminants.

The Regulation consists of nitrates, mycotoxins, heavy metals, 3-monochloropropanediol (3-MCPD), 3-MCPD fatty acid esters and glycidyl fatty acid esters, dioxins and dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB), polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH), melamine and their structural analogues, natural plant toxins, perchlorate and other contaminants


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