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Decree Law No. 3/2020

Publication: Republic Diary No. 29/2020, Series I of 2020-02-11
  • Issuer: Presidency of the Council of Ministers
  • Diploma Type: Decree Law
  • Number: 3/2020
  • Pages: 3 - 4

Summary in plain english

What is it?

This diploma amends the marketing standards for rice and broken rice intended for the final consumer.

What is going to change?

Rice specialities (Basmati, Jasmine, Risotto, Sushi or whole-grain rice) and rice that has undergone technological treatments may now be marketed outside the "common" commercial class.

What advantages does it bring?

This decree-law guarantees labelling in accordance with the high quality of some types of rice.

It ensures correct information to the consumer.

When does it enter into force?

This decree-law enters into force on 12 February 2020.

Original Version


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