Normativa EEUUMay. 25, 2012
EE.UU: proponen eliminar benzoato de sodio, propionato de sodio y ácido benzoico de la lista de sustancias prohibidas en productos de carne o aves de corral.
16 May 2012
|Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures||Original: English|
|1.||Notifying Member: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
If applicable, name of local government involved:
|2.||Agency responsible: Food Safety and Inspection Service, USDA|
|3.||Products covered (provide tariff item number(s) as specified in national schedules deposited with the WTO; ICS numbers should be provided in addition, where applicable): Meat and poultry products|
|4.||Regions or countries likely to be affected, to the extent relevant or practicable:
[X] All trading partners
[ ] Specific regions or countries:
|5.||Title of the notified document: Food Ingredients and Sources of Radiation Listed and Approved for Use in the Production of Meat and Poultry Products Language(s): English Number of pages: 4|
|6.||Description of content: The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is proposing to remove sodium benzoate, sodium propionate, and benzoic acid from the list of substances that the regulations prohibit for use in meat or poultry products. Under this proposal, new uses of these substances in meat or poultry products would continue to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for safety and by FSIS for suitability. FSIS would add approved uses of these substances to the list of approved substances contained in the Agencys directive system.|
|7.||Objective and rationale: [X] food safety, [ ] animal health, [ ] plant protection, [ ] protect humans from animal/plant pest or disease, [ ] protect territory from other damage from pests.|
|8.||Is there a relevant international standard? If so, identify the standard:
[ ] Codex Alimentarius Commission (e.g. title or serial number of Codex standard or related text)
[ ] World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) (e.g. Terrestrial or Aquatic Animal Health Code, chapter number)
[ ] International Plant Protection Convention (e.g. ISPM number)
Does this proposed regulation conform to the relevant international standard?
[ ] Yes [ ] No
If no, describe, whenever possible, how and why it deviates from the international standard:
|9.||Other relevant documents and language(s) in which these are available:|
|10.||Proposed date of adoption (dd/mm/yy): Not applicable
Proposed date of publication (dd/mm/yy): 7 May 2012
|11.||Proposed date of entry into force: [ ] Six months from date of publication, and/or (dd/mm/yy): Not applicable
[ ] Trade facilitating measure Not applicable
|12.||Final date for comments: [ ] Sixty days from the date of circulation of the notification and/or(dd/mm/yy): 6 July 2012
Agency or authority designated to handle comments: [ ] National Notification Authority,  National Enquiry Point. Address, fax number and e‑mail address (if available) of other body:
FSIS invites interested persons to submit relevant comments on this proposed rule. Comments may be submitted by either of the following methods:
1. Federal eRulemaking Portal: This website provides the ability to type short comments directly into the comment field on this Web page or attach a file for lengthier comments. Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions at that site for submitting comments.
2. Mail, including floppy disks or CD ROMs, and hand- or courier-delivered items: Send to Docket Clerk, US Department of Agriculture (USDA), FSIS, OPPD, Patriots Plaza 3, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Mailstop 3782, 8 163A, Washington, DC 20250 3700.
Instructions: All items submitted by mail or electronic mail must include the Agency name and docket number FSIS 2011 0018. Comments received in response to this docket will be made available for public inspection and posted without change, including any personal information, to http://www.regulations.gov.
|13.||Texts available from: [X] National Notification Authority, [ ] National Enquiry Point. Address, fax number and e‑mail address (if available) of other body: United States SPS National Notification Authority, USDA Foreign Agricultural Service, International Regulations and Standards Division (IRSD), Stop 1014, Washington D.C. 20250; Tel: +(1 202) 720 1301; Fax: +(1 202) 720 0433; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.|