Requirements For Foods For Infants And Young Children And Its Mark

Original Language Title: Prasības zīdaiņu un mazu bērnu pārtikai un tās marķējumam

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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 269 in Riga 2 June 2015 (pr. No 27 24) requirements for foods for infants and young children and its mark Issued under the food surveillance law article 4, third paragraph, and article 13, paragraph 3 of part 1 of the regulations defines specific requirements for infants (from four to twelve months of age) and young children (from one to three years of age) and the additional marking. 2. the rules shall not apply to milk intended for young children. 3. Intended for infants and young children in the specific food composition or the special manufacturing process, are clearly distinguishable from other kinds of food, and is suitable for infants and young children. It distributes, indicating its suitability to the consumer group. 4. Intended for infants and young children meet a whole foods for infants and young children and have used baby feeding period when you stop breastfeeding, and young children progressive adaptation to ordinary food or dietary supplement. 5. Intended for infants and young children in food within the meaning of these provisions is: 5.1. processed cereal-based foods, which complies with the provisions of this annex to the requirements of: 5.1.1 cereal food which are or have to be prepared for use by adding milk or other suitable liquids consumption; 5.1.2. cereal-based foods, which added high protein food which is prepared for use, adding water or other liquids, not containing protein; 5.1.3. pasta dishes prepared for use by boiling water or other appropriate liquids; 5.1.4. rusks and biscuits which are to be used without prior preparation or prepared for use, grind and adding water, milk or other suitable liquids; 5.2. the food, not mentioned in point 5.1 of these provisions and which complies with this provision in annex 2. 6. Intended for infants and young children the food is manufactured from ingredients whose suitability infant and young child feeding has been shown to generally accepted scientific data. 7. Infant formulae and follow-on formulae intended for food only allowed to add this provision 3. substances listed in the annex to this regulation, shall not exceed the maximum specified in annex 4 of the dose. 8. the quantity of pesticides intended for infants and young children shall not exceed the consumption: 8.1 these terms specified in annex 5 the maximum levels of pesticide residues; 8.2.0.01 mg/kg, those pesticides that are not mentioned in annex 5 of these rules. 9. This provision of the pesticides listed in annex 6. it shall be prohibited to use agricultural products, where these products are used in foods for infants and young children. Recognized that the pesticide is not used if: this rule 9.1 6. table 1 of the annex referred to in certain pesticide residues does not exceed the quantitative analytical method detection limit – 0.003 mg/kg; 9.2. This provision of the annex 6 in table 2 above for individual pesticides the quantity does not exceed 0.003 mg/kg. 10. These regulations 8 and 9 in paragraph maximum levels of pesticide residues is defined as consumed products. 11. the use of food additives intended for infants and young children are laid down in food law on the use of food additives. 12. Intended for infants and young children in the retail sale of food distributed in bulk. 13. in infants and young children for food shall be marked in accordance with the legislation on the labelling of prepackaged food products and the provision of information to consumers. In addition, the labelling shall bear the following information: 13.1. product energy kilojoules (kJ) and kilocalories (kcal), protein, carbohydrates and fats (lipids) in the quantity, 100 grams or 100 millilitres of the product and, where appropriate, per specified quantity of the product as proposed for consumption; 13.2. the average quantity of each mineral substance and of each vitamin (annexes 1 and 2), expressed in numbers, 100 g or 100 ml of the prepackaged product and, where appropriate, per specified quantity of the product as proposed for consumption; 13.3. the age from which the product may be used, taking into account its composition, structure and other characteristics, but not earlier than four months; 13.4. the presence or absence of gluten if the product is intended for children younger than six months; 13.5. If necessary, instructions for the preparation of the product and an indication of the importance of following those instructions. 14. the labelling may specify: 14.1. This provision 3. substances referred to in the annex to the average quantity in numbers, 100 grams or 100 millilitres of the product pre-packaged and, where appropriate, per specified quantity of the product as proposed for consumption; 14.2. This provision is referred to in annex 3 the quantity of a substance, expressed as a percentage of the rules specified in annex 7 reference values, 100 grams or 100 millilitres of the product pre-packaged and, where appropriate, per specified quantity of the product as proposed for consumption, provided that the substance in the product is at least 15 per cent of the reference values. 15. Be declared unenforceable in the Cabinet of Ministers of 13 March 2001, Regulation No 118 "intended for infants and young children in food composition, minimum safety requirements and its label and distribution requirements" (Latvian journal, 2001; 2004, nr. 43.63. No; 41. No, 2010). Informative reference to European Union directives, the regulations include provisions resulting from: 1) Commission of 5 December 2006, Directive 2006/125/EC on processed cereal-based foods and baby foods for infants and young children; 2) of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 May 2009 directive 2009/39/EC on foodstuffs intended for particular nutritional uses. The Prime Minister is the Rapidity of the farming Minister Newsletters John Dūklav of annex 1 of the Cabinet of Ministers of 2 June 2015 by Regulation No 269 intended for infants and young children in the production of processed cereal-based foods sastāvs1

Nr. PO box The ingredients in the product, unit of measure, a minimum quantity in the maximum amount 1. Cereals – one or more ground cereals and/or starchy root crop containing 25% by weight of the total product by dry-2. Olbaltumvielas2:2.1. 5.1.2. these provisions and 5.1.4. products listed in point g/100 kJ (g/100 kcal)-1.3 (5.5) 2.2. This provision added protein 5.1.2. products listed in point g/100 kJ (g/100 kcal) 0.48 (2) – 2.3. the added protein 5.1.4. these provisions referred to in subparagraph biscuits prepared by adding foods with a high protein content and use without prior preparation, g/100 kJ (g/100 kcal) 0.36 (1.5), 2.4. the added protein chemical indekss3 80% of the reference protein (kazeīna4) the chemical index of 2.5. protein energy ratio protein in a mixture of 70% of the reference protein energy ratio-3. Carbohydrates: 3.1. If this rule 5.1.1 and 5.1.4. the products referred to in point added sucrose, fructose, glucose, glucose syrups or honey: 3.1.1. from such sources added the total amount of carbohydrate, g/100 kJ (g/100 kcal)-1.8 (7.5) 3.1.2. added fructose, g/100 kJ (g/100 kcal)-0.9 (3.75) 3.2. If this rule 5.1.2. the products referred to in point added sucrose, fructose, glucose, glucose syrups or honey: 3.2.1. from such sources added the total amount of carbohydrate, g/100 kJ (g/100 kcal)-1.2 (5) 3.2.2. added fructose, g/100 kJ (g/100 kcal)-0.6 (2.5) 4. Fats (lipids): 4.1. This provision, 5.1.1 and 5.1.4. products listed in point g/100 kJ (g/100 kcal)-0.8 (3.3) 4.2. 5.1.2. these provisions into the products listed in point g/100 kJ (g/100 kcal) (4.5) 1.1 4.3. If the lipid content exceeds 0.8 g/100 kJ (3.3 g/100 kcal): 4.3.1. the quantity of the laurīnskāb-15% of the total fat 4.3.2. the quantity of the miristīnskāb-15% of the total fat 4.3.3. the amount of linoleic acid (in the form of glycerides = linoleates), mg/100 kJ (mg/100 kcal) 70 (300) (1200) 285 5. Minerals: 5.1. sodium, mg/100 kJ (mg/100 kcal) 5-25 (100) 5.2. calcium: 5.2.1. 5.1.2. these provisions into the products listed in point, mg/100 kJ (mg/100 kcal) 5.2.2.20 (80) 5.1.4. these provisions referred to products prepared by adding milk (milk biscuits) and usable without prior preparation, mg/100 kJ (mg/100 kcal) 12 (50)-6. Vitamins: 6.1. thiamin, µ g/100 kJ (µ g/100 kcal) 25 (100) – 6.2. Vitamin a this rule 5.1.2. products referred to in point, mg RE/100 kJ (µ g RE/100 kcal) (60) 8 6 14 43 (180) 8 6.3. Vitamin d these regulations 5.1.2. products referred to in point, mg/100 kJ (µ g/100 kcal) 0.25 0.75 7 (1), 8 (3) 8 notes. 1, the composition is indicated for use in the finished product, prepared according to the manufacturer's instructions. 2, the addition of amino acids is permitted solely for the purpose of improving the nutritional value of the protein mixture, and only for this purpose, the necessary relationships. 3 chemical index-the lowest ratio between each of the essential amino acids in the protein quantity and the quantity of each corresponding amino acid of the reference protein. 4 the quantity of 100 grams of the amino acid casein (a protein): arginine 3.7 1 2. Cystine 0.3 3. Histidine 2.9 4. Isoleucine 5.4 5. Leucine 9.5 6. Lysine 8.1 7. Methionine 2.8 8. Phenylalanine 5.2 9. Threonine 4.7 10. Tryptophan 1.6 11. Tyrosine 5.8 12. Valine 6.7 5 sodium salts to processed cereal-based foods may be added only technological purposes. 6 RE = all transretinol equivalent. 7 in the form of cholecalciferol, of which 10 µ g = 400 IU of vitamin D. 8 these restrictions apply even if vitamin A and D are added to other processed cereal-based foods. Agriculture Minister John Dūklav in annex 2 of the Cabinet of Ministers of 2 June 2015 by Regulation No 269 requirements for young children sastāvam1, except for processed cereal-based foods (rule 5.1)

Nr. PO box The ingredients in the product, unit of measure, a minimum quantity in the maximum amount 1. Olbaltumvielas2:1.1. If meat, poultry, fish, offal or other traditional source of protein are the only ingredients mentioned in the name of the product, then: 1.1.1. the total quantity of the components referred to 40% by weight of the product – 1.1.2. each of these ingredients quantity 25% of that of the total weight of the ingredients – 1.1.3. the total protein from the protein sources that, g/100 kJ (g/100 kcal) 1.7 (7)-1.2. If meat, poultry, fish, offal or other traditional source of protein (separately or together) are mentioned in the name of the product first, then: 1.2.1. the total quantity of the components referred to 10% by weight of the product – 1.2.2. each of these ingredients quantity 25% of that of the total weight of the ingredients-1.2.3. protein from the protein sources that, g/100 kJ (g/100 kcal) (1) (4)-1.3. If meat, poultry, fish, offal or other traditional source of protein (separately or together) are mentioned in the name of the product first, then: 1.3.1. This component of total 8% by weight of the total product-1.3.2. each of these ingredients quantity 25% of that of the total weight of the component 1.3.3. protein from the protein sources that, g/100 kJ (g/100 kcal) 0.5 (2.2)-1.3.4. the total protein in the product from all sources shall 0.7 (3)-1.4. If the name of the product in combination with other ingredients then cheese is mentioned: 1.4.1. milk protein, g/100 kJ (g/100 kcal) 0.5 (2.2)-1.4.2. the total protein in the product from all sources shall, g/100 kJ 0.7 (g/100 kcal) (3)-1.5. If the name of the product does not mention meat, poultry, fish, offal or other traditional source of protein, then the total protein in the product from all sources shall, g/100 kJ 0.7 (g/100 kcal) (3) 1.6. If the sauce is a food additive, then to the sauce not covered 1.1., 1.2., 1.3, 1.4 and 1.5. the requirements referred to in point 1.7. sweet dishes in 1.7.1. If the name in the milk products listed as the only or the first ingredient, milk protein, g/100 kcal 2.2-1.7.2. all other sweet dishes shall not apply 1.1., 1.2., 1.3, 1.4 and 1.5. the requirements referred to in paragraph 2. Carbohydrates: 2.1. vegetable juices and drinks, drinks from them g/100 ml-10 2.2. fruit juices, Nectars and drinks drinks, g/100 ml-15 2.3. only fruit dishes, g/100 g – 20 2.4. desserts and puddings shall, g/100 g – 25 2.5. other beverages not containing milk, g/100 g – 5 3. FAT: 3.1. 1.1. the products listed in point if meat or cheese are the only ingredients or are mentioned in the product's name first, then the total fat in the product, g/100 kJ (g/100 kcal)-1.4 (6) 3.2. for all other products, total fat, g/100 kJ (g/100 kcal) (4.5) 1.1-4. Nātrijs3, mg/100 kJ (mg/100 kcal) or in mg/100 g; If cheese is the only ingredient mentioned in the name of the product, the quantity of sodium, mg/100 kJ (mg/100 kcal)-48 (200) or 200-70 (300) 5. Vitamins: 5.1. the recommended amount of vitamin C in fruit juices, Nectars and vegetable juices, mg/100 kJ (mg/100 kcal) or in mg/100 g 6 (25) or 25-5.2. the recommended amount of vitamin a. vegetable juices, µ g RE/100 kJ (µ g RE/100 kcal) 4 25 (100)-5.3. other foods not vitamin A added to 5.4. Vitamin d consumption does not add notes. 1, the composition is indicated for use in the finished product, prepared according to the manufacturer's instructions. 2 in all cases, the addition of amino acids is permitted solely for the purpose of improving the nutritional value of the protein mixture, and only for this purpose, the necessary relationships. 3 fruit products, desserts and puddings sodium salts may only technological purposes. 4 RE = all transretinol equivalent. Agriculture Minister John Dūklav in annex 3 of the Cabinet of Ministers of 2 June 2015 by Regulation No 269 substances which are allowed to add intended for infants and young children for food

Nr. PO box Substance in the form of a substance allowed 1. Vitamins: 1.1. Retinolsretinilacetāt of retinilpalmitāt vitamin a beta carotene 1.2. Vitamin d vitamin D2 (ergocalciferol) Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) 1.3. Vitamin B1 THIAMINE MONONITRATE hidrohlorīdstiamīn 1.4. Vitamin B2-riboflavin-5-phosphate riboflavīnsnātrij ' 1.5. Niacin-nikotīnamīdsnikotīnskāb 1.6. Vitamin B6 pyridoxine hydrochloride pyridoxine-5-phosphate piridoksīndipalmitāt 1.7. Pantothenic acid calcium D-pantotenātsnātrij D-pantothenate dexpanthenol 1.8. folate folic acid 1.9. Vitamin B12 ciānkobalamīnshidroksokobalamīn in 1.10. biotin D-biotin 1.11. Vitamin c L-askorbīnskābenātrij L-ascorbate calcium L-ascorbate 6-palmityl-L-Ascorbic acid (ASCORBYL PALMITATE) potassium ascorbate 1.12. Vitamin k PHYLLOQUINONE (phytomenadione) 1.13. Vitamin e D-alpha tocopherol DL-alpha tocopherol D-alpha tocopherol acetate DL-alpha tocopherol acetate 2. Amino acids: 2.1. L-arginine and its hydrochloride 2.2. L-cystine and its hydrochloride 2.3. L-Histidine and its hydrochloride 2.4. L-isoleucine and its hydrochloride 2.5. L-Leucine and its hydrochloride 2.6. L-lysine and its hydrochloride 2.7. L-cysteine and its hydrochloride 2.8. 2.9 l-methionine. L-phenylalanine 2.10. L-threonine 2.11. L-tryptophan 2.12. L-tyrosine is 2.13. L-valine 3. Other: 3.1. choline 3.2. choline chloride 3.3. choline citrate 3.4. CHOLINE BITARTRATE 3.5. inositol 3.6. L-carnitine 3.7. L-carnitine hydrochloride 4. Minerals: 4.1. calcium (Ca) calcium chloride calcium citrate karbonātskalcij Calcium Gluconate calcium glycerophosphate calcium lactate calcium oxide calcium hydroxide calcium phosphate in 4.2. magnesium (Mg) magnesium chloride magnesium citrate karbonātsmagnij magnesium gluconate magnesium hydroxide magnesium oxide magnesium salts of orthophosphoric acid magnesium sulphate magnesium lactate magnesium glycerophosphate 4.3. potassium (K) potassium citrate hlorīdskālij potassium gluconate potassium lactate potassium glycerophosphate 4.4. iron (Fe) ferrous citrātstrīsvērtīg iron ammonium citrate ferrous gluconate ferrous lactate ferrous sulphate ferrous fumarate ferric diphosphate (ferric pyrophosphate) elemental iron (Carbonyl + electrolysis + hydrogen reduced), ferric saccharate, sodium ferric diphosphate ferrous carbonate 4.5. copper (Cu) copper-lysine-komplekssvar carbonate copper citrate may gluconate copper sulphate 4.6. zinc (Zn) zinc acetātscink citrate zinc lactate zinc sulphate zinc oxide zinc gluconate zinc chloride 4.7. manganese (Mn) manganese chloride manganese karbonātsmangān citrate manganese gluconate manganese glycerophosphate manganese sulphate 4.8. iodine (I) sodium jodīdskālij iodide potassium iodate sodium iodate is Minister of Agriculture John Dūklav in annex 4 of the Cabinet of Ministers of 2 June 2015 by Regulation No 269 intended for infants and young children to the foods of vitamins and minerals added maximum devas1 No. PO box Vitamins and minerals (unit of measure) the maximum dose 1/100 kcal. Vitamin a (µ g RE) 1802 2. Vitamin e (mg-TE a) 3 3. Vitamin c (mg) 12.5; 253; 1254 4. Thiamin (mg) 0.25; 0.55 5. Riboflavin (mg) 0.4 6. Niacin (mg NE) 4.5 7. Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.35 8. Folic acid (µ g) 50 9. Vitamin B12 (µ g) 0.35 10. Pantothenic acid (mg) 11 1.5. Biotin (µ g) 10 12. Potassium (mg) 160 13. Calcium (mg) 80; 1806; 1007 14. Magnesium (mg) 40 15. Iron (mg) 3 16. Zinc (mg) 2 17. Copper (µ g) 40 18. Iodine (µ g) 35 19. Manganese (mg) 0.6 notes. 1 maximum doses specified for use in the finished product, distributed by a ready or be prepared according to the manufacturer's instructions. Potassium and calcium, maximum dose in the sales of existing products. 2 according to the provisions of annex 1 and 2 requirements. 3 products fortified with iron. 4 fruit dishes, fruit juices, Nectars and vegetable juices. 5 processed cereal-based foods. 6 these provisions 5.1.1 and 5.1.2. products referred to in point. 7 this rule referred to in paragraph 5.1.4. Agriculture Minister John Dūklav in annex 5 of the Cabinet of Ministers of 2 June 2015 by Regulation No 269 maximum pesticide (pesticide metabolites) the quantity intended for infants and young children in the food. PO box Pesticide (pesticide metabolites) maximum residue levels (mg/kg) 1. 2. Kadusafos of 0.006 Demeton-S-methyl/demeton-S-methyl sulfone/oxydemeton (individually or in combination expressed as demeton-S-methyl) 0.006 3. For ethoprophos 0.008 4. Fipronil (sum of fipronil and fipronildesulfinil, expressed as fipronil) 0.004 5. Propineb/propilēntiourīnviel (sum of propineb and propilēntiourīnviel) the Minister of Agriculture John Dūklav 0.006 to annex 6 of the Cabinet of Ministers of 2 June 2015 by Regulation No 269 pesticides which are prohibited to use agricultural products, where these products are used in infants and young children for the production of food, and their residues No. table 1. PO box Pesticide (pesticide residues) 1. Disulfoton (sum of disulfoton, disulfoton sulfoxide and disulfoton sulfone expressed as disulfoton) 2. Fensulfothion (fensulfotion, fensulfotion and fensulfotion the oxygen analogue sulphone, expressed as fensulfothion) 3. Fentin, expressed as trifeniltinkatjon 4. Haloxyfop (haloksifop, haloksifop, the salts and esters including conjugates, expressed as Haloxyfop) 5. Heptachlor and transheptahlorepoksīd, expressed as heptachlor 6. Hexachlorobenzene 7. Nitrofen 8. Omethoate 9. Terbufos (terbufos, terbufos terbufos sulfoxide and sulfone expressed as terbufos) table 2

Nr. PO box Pesticides 1. Aldrin and dieldrin, expressed as dieldrin 2. Minister of Agriculture John endrin Dūklav in annex 7 of the Cabinet of Ministers of 2 June 2015 by Regulation No 269 vitamin and mineral values comparable No. PO box Vitamins and minerals, a unit of Comparable value 1. (A) µ g vitamin, 400 2. Vitamin d, µ g 10 3. Vitamin c, mg 25 4. Thiamin, mg 0.5 5. Riboflavin, mg 0.8 6. Niacin equivalents, mg 9 7. Vitamin B6, mg 0.7 8. Folate, µ g, 100 9. 0.7 µ g vitamin B12, 10. Calcium, mg 400 11. Iron, mg 6 12. Zinc, mg 4 13. Μ g iodine, 70 14. Selenium, 10 15 µ g. Copper, mg 0.4 Minister of agriculture John Dūklav