Russia: Draft Amendments on Technical Regulation on Dairy Notified to WTO

On March 1, 2017, Russia notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) of draft amendments No. 2 to the Technical Regulation of the Customs Union “On Safety of Milk and Dairy Products” (G/TBT/N/RUS/82 and G/SPS/N/RUS/138). According to the notifications, the amendments specify definition and labeling requirements for milk products with and without addition of substitute of milk fat. The public comment period for the draft will close on May 10, 2017. Interested U.S. parties are encouraged to share their comments and concerns with the National Institute of Standards and Technology at usatbtep@nist.gov. For potential inclusion in the U.S. official position, please send your comments by April 26, 2017.

Russia: Draft Amendments on Technical Regulation on Dairy Notified to WTO