The Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission has established transitional provisions to the amendments to the technical regulations of the Eurasian Economic Union "On Food Safety" adopted by Decision No. 173 of the Council of the Commission on November 25, 2022.
A 24-month transition period has been determined, during which food products can be produced and released into circulation in the customs territory of the Union in accordance with the mandatory requirements established by the Union technical regulations "On Food Safety" adopted in 2011.
Such products are permitted to circulate during their shelf life established by the producer.
The amendments to the technical regulations presuppose the establishment of additional requirements to chocolate, chocolate products, and cocoa products.
The said amendments are to come into effect on July 25, 2023.