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Codex Alimentarius statement published on olive oil and olive pomace oil


Apr 27, 2023

The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry published a notification on “Turkish food codex Communiqué on Olive Oil and Pomace Oil” which was incorporated in the Official Gazette.

The document highlights the following key points:

  • Article 4 of Communiqué No: 2017/26 has been partially repealed and removed;
  • Article 5 on “extra virgin and natural first olive oil and raw and in refined pomace oil” has been modified;
  • The sensory evaluation of the Olive oil has been evaluated;
  • A provisional article has been included on the date of consumption placed on the market until 31/12/2024;
  • The Delta-7-Stigmastenol ranges between 0.5% to 0.8% and all other parameters remain the same.

This Communiqué shall enter into force on the date of its publication.


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