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

Sweden - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

Responsibility for the safety of food and agricultural products in Sweden is shared between three Swedish authorities: the Swedish Board of Agriculture, the National Food Agency (NFA) and, to a lesser degree, the Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management. The NFA is the central supervisory...
Asa Wideback
USDA GAIN

El Salvador - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

El Salvador does not have a specific food law that applies to imported foodstuffs. Instead, the Salvadoran Health Code is the most widely used instrument to enforce local food safety. The Ministry of Public Health and Social Assistance (MPHSA) is in charge of all registrations and authorizations...
Miguel Herrera
USDA GAIN

Belize - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

  In Belize, there are several government agencies involved with food-laws. The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAF) (http://www.agriculture.gov.bz/) has the legal responsibility of food safety and quarantine. The Ministry of Economic Development, Commerce, Industry and Consumer...
Edith Vasquez
USDA GAIN

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 Palta Hass en Noruega

  En Noruega han existido múltiples debates sobre la alimentación sana y nutritiva para los niños, resultando ser la palta como una de las mejores opciones, ya que ésta reúne todas las características necesarias. Es un fruto de alto valor nutritivo,...
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

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