The draft amendment is aimed at modifying the following articles of the General Food Regulations:
Article 203: Milk shall be fortified with vitamin D as follow
Liquid/fluid milk products: A single dose of 1 µg/100ml.
Powdered milk products for reconstitution: A single dose of 10 µg/100g.
This obligation applies to all dairy products, such as flavored milks, concentrated milks, powdered milks, yoghurt, milk drinks, etc.
Article 205: The flour shall be fortified with vitamin D3 in a minimum quantity of 2.25 µg/100g, being able to be exceeded up to 40%.
Article 481 bis: Beverages of vegetable origin (alternatives to milk and its products) such as: almond, sesame, oat, soy, rice, coconut, chickpea, quinoa, or mixtures of these, shall be fortified with vitamin D3 in a single dose of 1 µg/100ml.
Public consultation period is open until October 22, 2021.
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