UY Uruguay
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Contaminants in food

Resolución GMC Nº 06/23 - Definición de Contaminante (Modificación de la Resolución GMC Nº 31/92) (Common Market Group (GMC) Resolution No. 06/23: Definition of Contaminant (Modification of GMC Resolution No. 31/92)); (1 page, in Spanish)

The notified Resolution updates the definition of contaminant ("any undesirable substance not intentionally added to food and that is present as a result of primary production, industrialization, processing, preparation, treatment, packaging, transport or holding of such food or as a result of environmental pollution") and makes it independent of the regulations within MERCOSUR governing food additives and technology adjuvants.