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Wednesday, 29 May 2019

Food safety regulator gives Egypt’s food packagers until end of year to comply with new rules

The National Food Safety Authority (NFSA) has given companies running food sorting and packaging facilities six months starting from June to comply with 99 new regulations, said Ashraf Mohamed, quality control executive at PICO. Many of the new rules, including one making it mandatory to treat water prior to usage, are unnecessary, Mohamed said, claiming that the process is costly and ineffectual.

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