IL Israel
  • 67 - Lebensmitteltechnologie

Sweet fat‑based spreads; (ICS: 67.180.10)

SI 760 part 1 - Sweet fat-based spreads: Peanut butter (6 pages in Hebrew; 6 pages in English); SI 760 part 2 - Sweet fat-based spreads: Spreads other than peanut butter (10 pages in Hebrew).

Revision of the Mandatory Standard SI 760, dealing with edible sweet spreads, to be replaced by the following standards:

·         SI 760 part 1 dealing with peanut butter. This standard adopts the American Code of Federal Regulations CFR Title 21, Volume 2, Chapter 1, Subchapter B, part 164 - Tree nut and peanut products, sec. 164.150 Peanut butter, with a few changes that appear in the standard's Hebrew section.

·         SI 760 part 2 dealing with spreads other than peanut butter.

These standards are significantly different from the old standard and include the following major changes:

·         Adds a new paragraph (f) dealing with contaminants;

·         Adds a new paragraph (g) dealing with requirements and microbiological test methods. 

The new revised standards will enter into force 12 months after publication in Israel Official Gazette, Section of Government Notices.