Fresh Produce Regulation, Grades & Standards, Import Regulations, Labeling

Dragon Fruit Assessment Manual

  This protocol seeks to provide a standard methodology for the experimentation and assessment of Dragon fruit (Hylocereus undatus (Haw.)) in the collaborative project funded by the New Zealand ADAF project (Vietnam Quarantine Barriers Assignment). This will aid in the exchange of information...
Allan Woolf
Do Minh Hien
Thai Thi Hoa
Nguyen Minh Chau
Richard Jackman
Chris Clark
HortResearch & Southern Fruit Research Institute

CBI Product Fact Sheet: Fresh Chilli Peppers in the European Market

  ‘Practical market insight on your product’ The European market for fresh Chilli Peppers is steadily growing year after year. With this product factsheet CBI supports developing countries’ (DC) exporters with essential information to enhance their exports of Chilli...
Piet Schotel
LEI Wageningen UR

Spain - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

Spain is a member of the EU since 1986, and as a member of the European Union (EU), it follows all EU directives, regulations, and obligations where available. While EU Regulations are binding and directly applicable to the Member States, EU Directives have to be transposed into National law. EU...
Marta Guerrero

Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Manual

The Fruits and Vegetables Import Manual covers all fresh fruits and vegetables, including fresh herbs and sprouts and immature nuts that have not been separated from their husk, that are imported from any foreign country, Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, or Northern Mariana Islands. These...

Morocco - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

The main regulatory agency responsible for food safety issues in Morocco is the newly established National Office for Food Safety, ONSSA, “Office National de la Sécurité Sanitaire des Produits Alimentaires.” ONSSA is an independent agency under the supervision of Ministry...
Idriss El Honsali

Australia - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

Australia is a major producer of raw materials and processed foods but imports a growing volume of food and beverages. Imports have increased steadily over recent years. U.S. exports of consumer ready food products to Australia have risen by over 460 percent in value in the past ten years. All...
Lindy Crothers

Norma del Codex para el Aguacate

  Esta Norma se aplica a las variedades comerciales de aguacates obtenidos (por cultivares) de Persea americana Mill. (Syn. Persea gratissima Gaertn), de la familia Lauraceae, que habrán de suministrarse frescos al consumidor, después de su acondicionamiento y envasado. Se...
Codex Alimentarius
Codex Alimentarius

Codex Standard for Avocado

  This Standard applies to commercial varieties (cultivars) of avocados grown from Persea americana Mill. (Syn. Persea gratissima Gaertn), of the Lauraceae family, to be supplied fresh to the consumer, after preparation and packaging. Parthenocarpic fruit and avocados for industrial processing...
Codex Alimentarius
Codex Alimentarius

Guidance for Industry: What You Need To Know About Registration of Food Facilities; Small Entity Compliance Guide

  This guidance document is a restatement of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) current requirements for registration of food facilities presented in simplified format and language. As guidance, it is not binding on either FDA or the public. Purpose of this Guidance This...

Guide to Japanese Labeling Requirements for Post Harvest Fungicide

In Japan, post harvest fungicides (PHF) are uniquely classified as food additives under the Food Sanitation Law due to their function as food preservers. The Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare (MHLW) administers food additive policy according to the Food Sanitation Law. For more information on...
Yuichi Hayashi