The German Law on the Management of Food and Commodities, also known as the Law on the Management of Food, Tobacco Products, Cosmetics and Other Commodities, is the most important basic legal document in the field of food hygiene management in Germany.
It is the criterion and core of other special food hygiene laws and regulations. Regulations on German food to do the general and basic type of provisions, all in the German market food and all with food
The commodities concerned must comply with its basic provisions. Sections 30, 31 and 33 of the Act specify the requirements for the safety of materials in contact with food:
• LFGB Section 30 prohibits any commodity containing toxic materials that are hazardous to human health;
• LFGB Section 31 prohibits substances that endanger human health or affect the appearance (e.g., color migration), odor (e.g., ammonia migration) and taste (e.g., aldehyde migration) of food
Transfer from material to food;
• LFGB Section 33, Material in contact with food may not be marketed if the information is misleading or the representation is unclear.
In addition, the German risk assessment committee BFR provides recommended safety indicators through the study of each food contact material. Also taking into account the requirements of LFGB Section 31,
In addition to ceramic materials, all food contact materials exported to Germany are also required to pass the sensory test of the whole product. Together with the framework requirements of the LFGB, these regulations constitute German food Contact material regulatory system.