1>D. Rin l>t l.'i, I Till KtKIUk'<M (CiAMlA Uganda Gazette KejUitrrril <11 the CincnilH>tf Officefi<r Published trttitttitixfion nultin East Africa <m a by Stw'i’at'cr Authority Vol. CI No. 8 Sth February, 200S Price: Shs. 1000 CONTENTS Page FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (JECFA) and found acceptable for use in foods, which Act—Notices ... ... ... ... 49-59 arc permitted for use in accordance with this standard. The Mining Act—Notices ... ... ... 60 This Standard sets forth the conditions under which The Advocates Act—Notices ... ... ... 60 permitted food additives may be used in all foods. The The Companies Act—Notice ... ... ... 60 provisions for food additives in this standard supersede The Trademarks Act—Registration of Applications 61 -64 those of individual products standards where they hav' Advertisements ... ... ... ... 64-68 been issued and are in conflict. SUPPLEMENTS Statutory Instruments This Standard defines food categories or individual food No. 6—The Stamps (Exemption from Stamp Duty) (Increase of Share Capital of Bujagali Energy Limited) items where the use of food additives is not allowed or is Instrument. 2008. restricted. (This Uganda Standard cancels and replaces No. 7—The Capital Markets Authority (Prospectus US 45: 2004). Requirements) (Amendment) Regulations, 2008. 1.3 Food contaminants General Notice No. 50 of 2008. 3. US 738:2007, General standard for contaminants THE UGANDA NATIONAL BUREAU OF and toxins in foods STANDARDS ACT, 1983 Scope: This Uganda Standard contains the main (Cap 327, Section 15) principles and procedures which are used and NOTICE recommended by the Codex Alimcntarius in dealing NOTICE FOR DECLARATION OF NATIONAL with contaminants and toxins in foods and feeds, and STANDARDS lists the maximum levels of contaminants and natural It is hereby notified for general information that the National toxicants in foods and feeds. Standards Council in exercise of the powers conferred upon the Council by Section 15 of the Uganda National Bureau of 4. US ISO 16050:2003, Food stuffs—Determination of Standards (UNBS) Act (Cap 327) hereby declare that the aflatoxins Bl and total content of aflatoxins Bl, B2, following standards the scopes of which appear hereunder are G1 and G2 in cereals, nuts, and derived products U elaborated Uganda National Standards. High performance liquid chromatographic method Scope: This Uganda Standard specifies a reverse-phase These standards may be viewed (and/or obtained at a fee) at high-performance liquid chromatographic method, the UNBS head Office. Plot M217 Nakawa Industrial Area, with immunoaffinity column clean-up and post-column P.O. Box 6329, Kampala, Tel: 0414-222367/505995, 03 1- derivatization, for the determination of aflatoxins in 262688/689. cereals, nuts and derived products. The limit of Fax: 0414-286123, E-mail: unbsfrhnfocom.co.ug quantification for aflatoxin Bl, and for the sum of aflatoxins Bl, B2, G1 and G2, is 8 pg/kg. SECTION ONE: FOOD AND AGRICULTURE STANDARDS 1.4 Meat, poultry and products LI Organic agriculture 1. US E/\S 456:2007, Organic products standard 5. US 733 :2007, Requirements for handling and Scope: This Uganda Standard provides requirements for transportation of slaughter animals organic production. It covers plant production, animal Scope: This Uganda Standard lays down the husbandly, bee-keeping, the collection of wild products, requirements for handling and transportation of and the processing and labelling of the products animals for the purpose of slaughter. therefrom. It does not cover procedures for verification such as inspection or certification of products. 6. US 734:2007, Requirements for the design and operation of abattoirs and slaughterhouses 1.2 Food additives Scope: This Uganda Standard specifies requirements 2. US 45:2007. General standards for food additives for the design and operation of abattoirs and slaughter (2nd Edition) houses for domestic animals commonly slaughtered in Scope: This Uganda Standard provides a list of food slaughter houses, that is: cattle, buffalo, sheep, goats, additives which have been evaluated by the Joint deer, horses, pigs, ratites, camelids and poultry.