Food Regulation, Food Labeling, Import Regulation

Ukraine - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

Ukraine possesses a complicated and costly food safety system inherited from the Soviet Union. Controls are implemented by various state agencies that often have overlapping functions. In late 2010 the Government of Ukraine (GOU) started a major reform of the regulatory system aimed at reducing...
FAS Kyiv Staff
USDA GAIN

Guía de Requisitos Técnicos para Exportar Alimentos a los Estados Unidos de América

Estados Unidos es el segundo importador mundial de alimentos luego de la Unión Europea y el cuarto destino de las exportaciones agroalimentarias argentinas (luego de Unión Europea, China y Brasil). El tamaño, diversidad y crecimiento de este mercado ofrece excelentes...
Arnaldo C. Nonzioli
Ministerio de Agricultura, Ganadería y Pesca Argentina

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

Under the Dayton Peace Agreement, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) is divided into two Entities, the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (F BiH) and the Republika Srpska (RS). In general, both Entities are responsible for agricultural and food issues in its Entity, and there is no national-level...
Sanela Stanojcic-Eminagic
USDA GAIN

Israel - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

Israeli importers face two main considerations when selecting a particular product - quality and price. In the price range, American products are not always attractive, due to the high production costs in the U.S., and high transportation costs to Israel, relative to suppliers from near-by Europe...
Gilad Shachar
USDA GAIN

Estudio de Mercado Vinos en Suecia

    Actualmente hay dos posibilidades para que los productores puedan ofrecer sus vinos al mercado sueco: A través del canal HORECA (hoteles, restaurantes y catering) o a través de las más de 410 tiendas de Systembolaget. Systembolaget es el monopolio para la venta de...
Oficina Comercial de ProChile en Suecia
ProChile

Greece - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

Greece’s food laws and regulations follow European Union (EU) rules to the extent that EU food laws have been harmonized. However, in cases in which the EU law may be incomplete or absent, the law of each Member State applies. One main principle of the single market concept is to ensure that...
Ornella Bettini
USDA GAIN

Navigating the U.S. Food Additive Regulatory Program

The Food Additives Amendment of 1958 is the foundation for the U.S. food additive regulatory program, which oversees most substances added to food. This article is a comprehensive review of the program, including original analysis of pre- and postmarket safety standards for various categories and...
Thomas G. Neltner
Neesha R. Kulkarni
Heather M. Alger
Maricel V. Maffini
Erin D. Bongard
Neal D. Fortin
Erik D. Olson
Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety

Venezuela - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela’s (BRV) legislation governing domestically produced and imported processed food products, beverages, additives, and coloring agents for foods destined for human consumption, are contained in the “General Food Norm.” This general food safety...
Clara Nunez
USDA

Aruba - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

  Aruba is very receptive to U.S. products. At the present time, Aruba has no food-specific legislation to regulate imported foods. U.S. standards for food and agricultural products are fully accepted. Import licenses are required for select agricultural products. In addition, meat products...
Omar Gonzalez
Mark Ford
USDA GAIN

United Arab Emirates - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a member of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), comprising the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. The Office of Agricultural Affairs (OAA) in Dubai covers Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and UAE (also known as the GCC-5). Food...
Mohamed Taha
USDA GAIN