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07 July, 2020

UN Agricultural Quality Standards, Online Meeting

UN Agricultural Quality Standards, Online Meeting


INC participated in the online meeting of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), Specialized Section on Standardization of Dry and Dried Produce, held online, June 15-17, 2020, represented by Mr. Pino Calcagni, INC Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Scientific and Government Affairs Committee, and Dr. Ana Bermejo, Food Safety and Law Specialist.


Member States reviewed the existing Standard for Prunes; the new standards for inshell pecans, pecan kernels, dried persimmons, apricot kernels, inshell peanuts and peanuts kernels; the Standard Layout and the Sampling Plan for tree nuts and dried produce. The following explanatory materials were also reviewed: explanatory guide for dried apricots and explanatory posters for dried figs, dried grapes, walnut kernels, cashew kernels and prunes.
 
Among other future works, the Specialized Section decided to review the existing Standard for Cashew Kernels.
 
Session and Post-session Documents
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