Normativa otros paísesSep. 9, 2011
Turquía: reglamento sobre los controles de importación de alimentos de origen vegetal y los piensos
7 September 2011
|Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures||Original: English|
|1.||Notifying Member: Turkey
If applicable, name of local government involved:
|2.||Agency responsible: Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, General Directorate of Food and Control|
|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): Food, materials and articles in contact with food and feed|
|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: Regulation on Import Controls of Food of Plant Origin and Feed Language(s): Turkish Number of pages: 8|
|6.||Description of content:
(1) This Regulation encompasses the official controls to be carried out with regard to the safety of food of plant origin and feed that will be in domestically free circulation following the importation.
(2) Materials and articles in contact with food, the goods which are not of animal origin and intended to be used for food and feed purposes fall under the scope of this Regulation.
(3) This Regulation does not cover the controls related to plant and animal health and transit passage.
(4) This Regulation does not encompass the food and feed, materials and articles in contact with food and the goods of animal origin which will not be used for food and feed purposes and without commercial purpose; those brought by the foreign presidents and their company for the consumption, belonging to diplomatic or consular missions; those brought for scientific purposes, exhibitions, fairs, sports and cultural activities; those sent as grants in the states of emergency, received as samples and those which do not signify commercial amount brought together with the passenger or through mail route or fast shipping.
|7.||Objective and rationale: [X] food safety, [X] animal health, [X] 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: This Regulation was prepared on the basis of the provisions of the Law No. 5996 and dated 11 June 2010 on Veterinary Services, Plant Health, Food and Feed. After a period of six months from the date this Regulation enter into force the Communiqué published in Official Journal No. 26631 and dated 2 September 2007 on the Approval of the Control Document in the Importation of Foodstuff and Materials and Articles in contact with Food and Control Procedures in the course of Importation is repealed.|
|10.||Proposed date of adoption (dd/mm/yy): No later than 13 December 2011
Proposed date of publication (dd/mm/yy): No later than 13 December 2011
|11.||Proposed date of entry into force: [ ] Six months from date of publication, and/or (dd/mm/yy): Date of publication
[ ] Trade facilitating measure
|12.||Final date for comments: [X] Sixty days from the date of circulation of the notification and/or (dd/mm/yy): 6 November 2011
Agency or authority designated to handle comments: [X] National Notification Authority, [X] National Enquiry Point. Address, fax number and e‑mail address (if available) of other body:
|13.||Texts available from: [X] National Notification Authority, [X] National Enquiry Point. Address, fax number and e‑mail address (if available) of other body:
Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock
General Directorate of Food and Control
Eskişehir Yolu 9. Km. Lodumlu
Tel: +(90) 312 2587616
Fax: +(90) 312 2587658