Type of Notification
regular notification
Date of Distribution
2019.01.23
WTO Country
Agency Responsible
Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine
Notified Document Details
<p style="margin:2px !important;">Draft Order of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine «On approval of requirements for honey».</p>
Covered Products
<p style="margin:2px !important;">Blossom honey or nectar honey, honeydew honey, comb honey, chunk honey or cut comb in honey, drained honey, extracted honey, pressed honey, filtered honey, baker's honey</p>
Description of Content

The Draft Order establishes requirements on labelling of honey to ensure proper awareness of consumers (users) and aimed to prevent business practice, misleading consumers. The requirements apply for honey intended for human consumption.

The Draft Order also provides a transitional period until 1 January 2023 for honey, which was placed or will be placed on the market by 1 January 2023. The placement of that honey on the market cannot be prohibited or limited due to the failure to comply with all or certain provisions of the requirements approved by this draft order before the expiration of products validity.

Objectives & Rationale
<p style="margin:2px !important;"><span style="font-face: Verdana;"><span lang="EN-GB">The Draft Order aims for harmonization of Ukrainian legislation with the legislation of the European Union, in particular the </span><span lang="EN-GB">Council Directive 2001/110/EC of 20 December 2001 relating to honey.</span></span></p> <p style="margin:2px !important;"> </p>
Relevant Documents
  • Council Directive 2001/110/EC of 20 December 2001 relating to honey.
Final Date of Comments
2019.03.24
Contact Details
The text is available at the official web-site of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine: http://minagro.gov.ua/uk/regulatory?nid=26734
Document Online Link (EN)
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