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The basic legislation was divided according to the categories below, to make it easier for you to find what you are looking for.  The documents with the laws, decrees, resolutions and ordinances are presented in the ‘pdf’ format of the Adobe Acrobat Reader. It can be downloaded for free on the web. If you don’t have the program, click here to download it.

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International Coffee Agreement

Document Entity Subject Date
AIC 2007 OIC International Coffee Agreement (ICA) 28/09/07
Decreto N° 806 ANVISA Approves the text of the 2007 International Coffee Agreement, signed by Brazil on May 19, 2008. 21/12/10

Allergenics

Document Entity Subject Date
RDC Nº26 ANVISA Provides for the requirements for mandatory labels of foods that cause food allergies. 02/07/15

Organic Agriculture

Document Entity Subject Date
Lei 10.831 Federal Gov. Provides for organic agriculture and other related matters. 23/12/03

Pesticides Use

Document Entity Matter Date
Normative Instruction  026 MAPA Establishes the maximum limits for residues and contaminants tolerated for pesticide monitoring purposes. 08/10/10

Good Manufacturing Practices

Document Entity Subject Date
Ordinance 326/97 ANVISA Technical Regulation — Sanitation and Hygiene Conditions and Good Manufacturing Practices for Food Producer /Manufacturer Establishments. 30/07/97
Ordinance 368/97 Ministry of Agriculture Technical Regulation – Sanitation and Hygiene and Good Manufacturing Practices for Food Preparation / Manufacturing Establishments. 04/09/97
Ordinance 1.428/93 ANVISA Technical Regulation for food sanitation inspection. 26/11/93
Resolution 275/02 ANVISA Provides for the Technical Regulation of Standardized Operational Procedures applied to Food Producing / Manufacturing Establishments and the List of Good Manufacturing Practices Verification in Food Producing / Manufacturing Establishments. 21/10/02

Certificate of Origin

Document Entity Subject Date
Ordinance 219/02 MDIC Provides for the issuance of Coffee Certificates of Origin. 19/12/02

Plant Products Classification

Document Entity Subject Date
Law 9.972/00 Federal Gov. Classification of Plant Products, Sub-products and Residues 25/05/00
Decree 6.268/07 Federal Gov. Regulates the law of Classification of Plant Products, Sub-products and Residues (above) 22/11/07

On-going Public Consultation

Document Entity Subject Date
Ordinance 321/2009 MAPA Establishes the technical regulation for issuance and use of the document of plant products, their sub-products, and economic value residues. 11/09/09
Ordinance 377/09

Attachment Ordinance 377/09

MAPA Approves the technical regulation that establishes the range, criteria and timeframe for the purpose of recording in the classification general register of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply (CGC/MAPA) of individuals and private or public law legal entities involved in the classification process. 16/11/09
Resolution 175/03 Anvisa Technical Regulation – Evaluation of Macroscopic and Microscopic Matters in Packaged Foods harmful to Human Health. 08/07/03
Ordinance 247/09 MAPA Establishes the requirements, criteria and timeframe to accredit public or private law legal entities, in order to authorize them to perform or provide classification services of plant products, sub-products and residues with economic value. 23/07/09
Bill 206/09 Regulates the profession of barista and makes other provisions. 2009
Ordinance 321/09 MAPA Establishes the technical regulation to issue and use the classification document of plant products, sub-products and residues with economic value. 11/09/09
Ordinance 54/09 MAPA Establishes the criteria and procedures to control sanitation and hygiene factors in the productive chain of plant origin products. 2009
Bill 1350/07 Food industry assumes the obligation to inform the quantity of ingredients used to prepare packaged foods when consumer is not present. 2007
Bill 13316/02 Provides for the collection, final destination and reuse of packaging, plastic bottles and tyres, and make other provisions. 01/02/02
Normative Instruction 95/09 Anvisa Provides for the Technical Regulation Regarding Procedures for Sanitation Registration and Notification of Products that are exempted from Registration in the Foods Area. 21/12/09
Public Consultation No. 11/2011 Anvisa Technical Regulation Proposal that establishes the minimum requirements for evaluating macroscopic and microscopic matters foreign to food and beverages and their threshold limits. 02/03/11

Technical Responsibility

Document Entity Subject Date
Ordinance CVS-1 – DITEP ANVISA Informs about the Technician in Charge in food products establishments. 13/01/98

Food Inorganic Contaminants

Document Entity Subject Date
Nº 42/2013 ANVISA MERCOSUR Technical Regulation about the Maximum Limits of Inorganic Contaminants in Food. 29/08/2013

Creation of the National Sanitation Surveillance Agency (ANVISA)

Document Entity Subject Date
Law 9.782/99 Fed. Gov. Creation of ANVISA by the Sanitation Surveillance body 1999

Macroscopic and Microscopic Matters – Fragments and Insects

Document Entity Subject Date
Resolution 14/2014 ANVISA Provides for foreign macroscopic and microscopic matters in food and beverages, tolerance limits and makes other provisions. 28/03/14
Resolution 175/03
(REVOKED)
ANVISA Technical Regulation for the Evaluation of Macroscopic and Microscopic Matters Harmful to Human Health in Packaged Foods (contaminants and insect fragments) 08/07/03

The Environment

Document Entity Subject Date
Resolution No. 382/2006 Conama Establishes the maximum limits for the emission of air pollutants for fixed sources. 28/09/07
Resolution No. 054/2006 SEMA/PR Defines criteria for Air Quality Control as one of the basic instruments of environmental management for health protection and wellbeing of the population and quality of life improvement, with the purpose of allowing the economic and social development of the State in an environmentally safe way. 21/12/10

Metrology

Document Entity Subject Date
Ordinance 248/08

(went in force 120 days after it was published)

INMETRO Approves the Metrological Technical Regulation, establishes criteria for the verification of liquid content of previously measured products and revokes Ordinance No. 74 of May 25, 1995. 17/07/08
Ordinance 128/09 INMETRO Extends until May 31, 2010 the date in which Inmetro Ordinance No. 248 of July 17, 2008 will be in force. 14/05/09
Ordinance 153/08 INMETRO Defines the quantities allowed for the commercialization of coffee in packages. 19/05/08
Ordinance 236/94 INMETRO Approves the Metrological Technical Regulation, establishing the conditions that must be complied with in manufacturing, installing and using non-automatic weight instruments, which are included in attachments I, II A and B an III. 22/12/94

 

Mycotoxins in Food

Document Entity Subject Date
Nº 7/2011 ANVISA Technical Regulation about the maximum tolerated limits (MTL) for mycotoxins in food. 18/02/2011

Regional Laws

Document Entity Subject Date
Law 8.994 (ES) GEES Makes the availability of coffee with no sugar in the listed establishments. 22/09/08
Decree 44.661/2007 SEAPA/MG Defines Rules for Minimum Quality Standards for Roasted Beans, Roasted Coffee and Ground Roasted Coffee. 26/11/07
Resolution SAA-19 SAA/SP Replaces Resolutions SAA-28/07 and SAA-37/01 (Defines Technical Rules to determine the identity and quality of roasted beans, roasted coffee and ground roasted coffee). 05/04/10
Resolution SAA-30 SAA/SP Defines Rules for Minimum Quality Standards for  Roasted Beans, Roasted and Ground Coffee: Superior Coffee. 22/06/07
Resolution SAA-31 SAA/SP Define Rules for Minimum Quality Standards for Roasted Beans, Roasted and Ground Coffee: Special Classification: Gourmet Coffee. 22/06/07

Identity Standards and Coffee Quality

Document Entity Subject Date
Resolution 277/05 ANVISA Technical Regulation for Roasted Coffee and Ground Roasted Coffee. 22/09/05
Normative Resolution 08/03 MAPA Approves the Identity and Quality Technical Regulation for the Classification of Crude Bean Processed Coffee. 11/06/03
Decree-Law 986/69 Federal Gov. Determines Basic Rules for Food. 21/10/69
Law8.078/90 – Art. 31 Federal Gov. Consumer Protection Code. 11/09/90
Resolution 12/01 ANVISA Approves the Technical Regulation on Microbiological Standards for Food and Revokes Ordinance 451/97. 02/01/01

Industrial Property

Document Entity Subject Date
Law 9.279/96 – Art. 124 Federal Gov. Regulates the Rights and Obligations Related to Industrial Property. 14/05/96

Food and packages recall

Document Body Subject Date
Nº 24 /2015 ANVISA Provides for the recall of food and its communication to Anvisa and to consumers. 08/06/2015

Registration

Document Entity Subject Date
Resolution 23/00 ANVISA Basic Procedures Guide to Register and/or to be Exempted from the Obligation of Registering foods. 15/03/00
Resolution 278/05 ANVISA Maintains the Registration Exemption for coffee. 22/09/05

Coffee Technical Regulation

Document Entity Subject Date
Normative Instruction 007/2013 MAPA Revokes Normative Instruction 16/2010 that establishes the Technical Regulation for Roasted Coffee in Beans and Roasted and Ground Coffee 22/09/05
Normative Instruction 16 MAPA Establishes the Technical Regulation for Roasted Coffee in Beans and Roasted and Ground Coffee. – REVOKED BY NORMATIVE INSTRUCTION  007/2013 OF THE MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE, LIVESTOCK AND FOOD SUPPLY (MAPA) 11/06/03
IN 06-2011 – extends the timeframe for sensorial analyses MAPA Extends the timeframe for sensorial analyses established by IN 16/2010 – REVOKED BY NORMATIVE INSTRUCTION 007/2013 OF MAPA 21/10/69

Labelling – Nutritional Information (not mandatory)

Document Entity Subject Date
Resolution 359/03 ANVISA Technical Regulation of Packaged Foods Portions for Nutritional Labelling Purposes. 23/12/03
Resolution 360/03 ANVISA Technical Regulation of Nutritional Information.
Revokes Resolutions RDC 39 and 40 of March 21, 2001, Resolution RE  198, of September 11, 2001, and Resolution 207 of August 1st 2003
23/12/03

Labelling in General

Document Entity Subject Date
Resolution 259/02 ANVISA Approves the Technical Regulation for Food Labelling and revokes Ordinance SVS/MS No. 42 of January 14, 1998. 20/09/02

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