Food Law News - EU - 2001

FSA Scotland Letter, 7 August 2001

NUTS - 48th Session of the Meeting of Experts on Standardisaton of Dry and Dried Produce (Fruit)

The 48th meeting of the above UN/ECE committee meeting in Geneva discussed the standards for dry and dried nuts. A copy of the final Report from the meeting is now available on the UN/ECE website at, alternatively on request we can provide a hard copy of the Report. The meeting concentrated primarily on the standards (inshell and kernels) for walnuts, pistachios and almonds. A brief overview of discussions is given below:




Further comments or proposals (with justifications) on both the pistachio and almond standards have been requested by the relevant rapporteur by the end of this year.

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