Policy - Regulations relating to the fortification of certain foodstuffs (No. R. 504 of 2003)

October 2003
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Published year:
April 2003
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Type of policy:
Legislation relevant to nutrition


Legislation Details

These Regulations provide rules for the manufacture, import or supply of foodstuffs identified as fortified food vehicles and fortification mix. Food to which these Regulations apply shall be fortified in accordance with these Regulations and manufacturers, importers or suppliers shall register with the National Department of Health. “Food vehicle” means dry and uncooked wheat flour, dry and uncooked maize meal and bread prepared with and containing at least 90 percent fortified wheat flour, excluding water and "fortification mix” means a premixed blend of fortificants and diluents formulated to provide specified and determinable amounts of micronutrients. Registered manufacturers, importers or suppliers of fortification mixes shall comply with the principles set out in Annexure II and shall issue a certificate of compliance as indicated in Annexure IV.


Government Gazette No. 24715 of 7 April 2003, 25 pp.

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