Codex Publishes Standard on Dried or Dehydrated Chilli Pepper and Paprika

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Posted By: Danica Kostic

EU recall (9) (1)On September 20th, 2023, the Codex Alimentarius published standard on “Dried or Dehydrated Chilli Pepper and Paprika CXS 353-2022”.

The document entails the following key points:

  • Dried or dehydrated chilli pepper and paprika shall be in accordance with section 2.1 for direct consumption;
  • The products to be used as an ingredient in food processing or for repackaging;
  • The chemical and physical requirements of these spices shall comply with Annex 1;
  • Labeling of these products shall comply with the General Standard for the Labelling of Pre-packaged Foods (CXS 1-1985) etc.;
  • The hygiene standards shall follow the provisions of the General Principles of Food Hygiene (CXC 1-1969), and the Code of Hygienic Practice for Low-Moisture Foods (CXC 75-2015). 

The regulation is effective from September 20th, 2023.

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