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Numerous legislations concerning food ingredients have to be taken into account for product formulation, particularly; The Turkish Food Codex Regulation on Food Additives, The Turkish Food Codex Regulation on Flavourings and Certain Food Ingredients with Flavouring Properties, The Turkish Biosafety Code, The Communique Concerning Genetically Modified Organisms and Products Thereof.
The specific characteristics of different substances have to be taken into consideration in order to classify an ingrient and to determine the applicable authorisation procedure. For example; the procedural aspects concerning authorisation procedure of food additives, enzymes and flavouring are laid down in the Turkish Food Codex Regulation on common authorization procedure for food additives, food enzymes and food flavourings, authorisation procedure for new vitamins, minerals and other substances are laid down in the Turkish Food Codex Regulation on Addition of Vitamins and Minerals and of Certain Other Substances to Food.
Monitoring legislation and policies affecting the regulation of food additives, processing aids, enzymes, and other ingredients used as food or in food, and providing strategic analysis of relevant laws and treaties essential for the sector.