20% milk chocolate in Russia does not correspond to GOST

14.07.2017

Roskoshestvo investigated 41 brand is popular among Russians milk chocolate, seven samples failed the test for compliance with GOST

The results of the study of milk chocolate given in a letter to Deputy Roskoshestvo Helena Cartaway first Deputy Minister of agriculture Dzhambulat Hatuov. "(Investigated tiles – ed.) do not correspond to identification signs of the standard and are not milk chocolate. The use of the name "milk chocolate" on this product introduces consumer confusion" – said Saradzev.

"In order to improve the quality of industrial products produced in the Russian Federation, proposed to accelerate the adoption of technical regulations establishing identification criteria for confectionery products", she added.

Under current law, are only mandatory requirements for food safety that are contained in the technical regulations. The quality of the products is governed by voluntary state standards or technical conditions - standards, which take the producers themselves.

However, the Ministry of agriculture can initiate changes in the technical regulations of the Customs Union "On safety of food products" that may oblige producers to comply with certain ingredients to match product name.

"What is milk chocolate, how much cocoa products and milk fat you want the product to be called chocolate, such identification criteria must be entered at the level of the voluntary Standards and technical regulations of the Customs Union. This practice has already been successfully implemented for dairy products," – said the press service of Roskoshestvo.

In materials of the Ministry States that the Russian consumer around 25% of cases, risk to buy is chocolate chocolate is a product that contains is cocoa butter vegetable fats.

The Ministry of agriculture publication confirmed receipt of a letter Cartaway, explaining that now additional requirements for chocolate products within the scope of work of the ECE is developing in Belarus.

20% milk chocolate in Russia does not correspond to GOST

Roskoshestvo investigated 41 brand is popular among Russians milk chocolate, seven samples failed the test for compliance with GOST

The results of the study of milk chocolate given in a letter to Deputy Roskoshestvo Helena Cartaway first Deputy Minister of agriculture Dzhambulat Hatuov. "(Investigated tiles – ed.) do not correspond to identification signs of the standard and are not milk chocolate. The use of the name "milk chocolate" on this product introduces consumer confusion" – said Saradzev.

"In order to improve the quality of industrial products produced in the Russian Federation, proposed to accelerate the adoption of technical regulations establishing identification criteria for confectionery products", she added.

Under current law, are only mandatory requirements for food safety that are contained in the technical regulations. The quality of the products is governed by voluntary state standards or technical conditions - standards, which take the producers themselves.

However, the Ministry of agriculture can initiate changes in the technical regulations of the Customs Union "On safety of food products" that may oblige producers to comply with certain ingredients to match product name.

"What is milk chocolate, how much cocoa products and milk fat you want the product to be called chocolate, such identification criteria must be entered at the level of the voluntary Standards and technical regulations of the Customs Union. This practice has already been successfully implemented for dairy products," – said the press service of Roskoshestvo.

In materials of the Ministry States that the Russian consumer around 25% of cases, risk to buy is chocolate chocolate is a product that contains is cocoa butter vegetable fats.

The Ministry of agriculture publication confirmed receipt of a letter Cartaway, explaining that now additional requirements for chocolate products within the scope of work of the ECE is developing in Belarus.


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