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Turkey’s Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry released two plastic food contact material regulations published in Official Journal No. 30989 which includes:
- Turkish Food Codex Communique on List of Similar Foods Used in Migration Test of Components of Plastic Materials and Materials in Contact with Food (No. 2019⁄43)
This Communique determines the list of food analogues used in migration testing of components of plastic materials in contact with food. Also, it repeals Notification No. 2013⁄35 published in Official Journal No. 28710.
- Turkish Food Codex Communique on Plastic Materials and Materials in Contact with Food (No. 2019⁄44)
This Communique sets the technical requirements for plastic food contact materials and articles. Also, it repeals Notification No. 2013⁄34 published in Official Journal No. 28710.
Both adheres with the requirements set forth by the European Commission Regulation (EU) No. 10/2011. Product operators are obliged to comply with the provisions of this regulations until December 31st, 2020.