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Codex Publishes Standard on Dried or Dehydrated Chilli Pepper and Paprika


Sep 26, 2023

The Codex Alimentarius has published the standard on “Dried or Dehydrated Chilli Pepper and Paprika CXS 353-2022”.

The document entails the following key points:

  • Dried or dehydrated chilli pepper and paprika shall be in accordance with section 2.1 for direct consumption;
  • The products are to be used as ingredients in food processing or for repackaging;
  • The chemical and physical requirements of these spices shall comply with Annex 1;
  • Labeling of these products shall comply with the General Standard for the Labelling of Pre-packaged Foods (CXS 1-1985);
  • The hygiene standards shall follow the provisions of the General Principles of Food Hygiene (CXC 1-1969), and the Code of Hygienic Practice for Low-Moisture Foods (CXC 75-2015).

The regulation is effective from September 20th, 2023.

For further information (in English), click on the Link

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