\" Ukrmetrteststandart \" suspended the certificates of conformity companies HIPP and Humana for a number of baby foods that contain food starch and wheat flour.
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This was stated by representatives of companies and workers' Ukrmetrteststandarta " at a joint press conference on the problem items Law of Ukraine "On the baby food." Head of the laboratory certification of food Product Enterprise "Ukrmetrteststandart" Tatiana Shataeva reported that the cause CRL HIPP Companies and Humana was a protest of the Kyiv City Prosecutor demanding comply with article 9 of the Law of Ukraine "On the baby food" which prohibits the use of food starch and wheat flour in products baby food. "We had no reason to revoke the certificate, but we had to do it. All through an unfortunate mistake in the law, but there law, it must perform, "- she said. According to T. Shataeva, out of 13 product varieties HiPP certificates revoked for 6. In Humana situation even worse - of the 53 items is prohibited to realize 36 types of products. Director of LLC "HiPP Ukraine," said Natalia Sinelnik that the company will challenge the decision "Ukrmetrteststandarta", although I understand that the last have become hostages of the situation. Representatives of the five leading producers baby food (HIPP, Humana, Nestle, Semper and Hame), together with experts Ministry of Health declared that the reason for withdrawal from the July 16, 2009 Year of retailers of baby food that contains food starch and wheat flour, is a legal error. Because of that, According to the manufacturer, with shelves of Ukrainian shops may vanish 60% of baby food. According to experts, the current Article 9 Law of Ukraine "On the baby food" instead of using starch food ban and wheat flour during the making of a meat product contains a prohibition use these components during the production of all products for children supply. Help. The Law of Ukraine "On the baby food" came into force on January 1, 2007. Article 9 of the Act says: "Do not use in the production of baby food mechanically deboned meat, hides pork, starch, food, wheat flour, hydrated products soy and its derivatives, and mixtures of spices, whose composition includes unregistered food supplements. "
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