September 2, 2018 | 21:14 | FOCUS News Agency
Sofia. Most imitation products are in the dairy sector. That said in an interview with FOCUS News Agency the NVS Executive Director Dr. Damyan Iliev. "I encourage people to carefully read the label and the detailed description of what is in the product, so they will not be misled.The label is the only way to recognize this product, and now it is being sold for sale in the store network, "explained Dr. Iliev out.
In his words, the most important change in the regulation on specific requirements for dairy products is that a dairy company can only produce milk products or only imitation products. "Can not be produced in one place of both types These imitation products must also be sold on a separate stand in the shops and advertised properly The amendment to the regulation on specific requirements for dairy products clearly states under which conditions imitation products that milk to be placed on the market, "added Dr. Iliev that they should be packaged more in consumer packaging. at the stage of production in the enterprise and under this form to be marketed in the country on separate stalls or individual places bearing the inscription "Imitation products" which do not offer dairy products. "The labeling of these products must include the" imitation product "in the immediate vicinity of the name of the product and clearly indicate which ingredient is used as a partial or complete substitute for the milk components. The requirements become effective on 14 October 2018. Imitation products containing milk of which the label does not meet the requirements may be sold as long as stocks last, but no later than January 14 next year. "Iliev explained.
He stressed that we will carry out checks this year before 12 September. "The NVS inspectors will also check whether the sites are ready to apply the novelties to the legal requirements relating to the regulation on specific requirements for dairy products." After the planned timetable for adjusting the production and trade of dairy products and imitation products containing milk, we will also carry out thematic inspections to see if the producers comply with and comply with the rules of the regulation, "said Damyan Iliev.
The full text of the interview is in "Post"
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