Type of Notification
regular notification
Date of Distribution
2019.01.23
WTO Country
Agency Responsible
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry/ General Directorate of Food and Control General Directorate of Food and Control Eskisehir Yolu 9. Km. Lodumlu Ankara - Turkey Tel: +(90) 312 258 77 58 Fax:+(90) 312 258 77 60 E-mail/Internet: sps@tarimorman.gov.tr Website: http://www.tarimorman.gov.tr
Regions Affected
Turkey-TBT Enquiry Point Ministry of Trade DG of Product Safety and Inspection Sogutozu Mah. 2176. Sk. No:63 06530 Cankaya-Ankara / Turkey Tel: +(90 312) 204 8946 Fax: +(90 312) 212 8768 E-mail: tbt@ticaret.gov.tr Website: http://teknikengel.gov.tr/
Notified Document Details
<p style="margin:2px !important;">Turkish Food Codex Regulation on Food Labelling and Information to Consumers</p>
Covered Products
<p style="margin:2px !important;">Food (excluding spring water, drinking water, natural mineral water, water for special medical purposes of which are produced without using any food additives, flavourings and any substance for enrichment purposes)</p>
Description of Content

This Regulation sets out general principles, needs and responsibilities governing food information to consumers and in particular food labelling.

Relevant Documents
  1. Veterinary, Phytosanitary, Food and Feed Law No: 5996
  2. Turkish Food Codex Regulation on Labelling. (Official Gazette of the Republic of Turkey, dated 29 December 2011, No. 28157, reiterated number 3)
  3. Turkish Food Codex Regulation on Food Labelling and Information to Consumers. (Official Gazette of The republic of Turkey, dated 26 January 2017, reiterated number 29960)
  4. Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011 Of The European Parliament And Of The Council of 25 October 2011 on the provision of food information to consumers, amending Regulations (EC) No 1924/2006 and (EC) No 1925/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council, and repealing Commission Directive 87/250/EEC, Council Directive 90/496/EEC, Commission Directive 1999/10/EC, Directive 2000/13/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, Commission Directives 2002/67/EC and 2008/5/EC and Commission Regulation (EC) No 608/2004 (OJ L 304 22.11.2011, p. 18)
Proposed Date of Adoption
2019.03.20
Proposed Date of Entry Into Force
2019.12.31
Final Date of Comments
2019.03.15
Contact Details
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry General Directorate of Food and Control Eskisehir Yolu 9. Km. Lodumlu Ankara - Turkey Tel: +(90) 312 258 77 58 Fax:+(90) 312 258 77 60 E-mail/Internet: sps@tarimorman.gov.tr Website: http://www.tarimorman.gov.tr The electronic version of the regulatory text can be downloaded at: https://www.tarimorman.gov.tr/Sayfalar/Detay.aspx?OgeId=1671&Liste=Mevzuat
Document Online Link (EN)
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