Uganda Government Gazette dated 1994-05-20 number 21

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Vol. LXXXVII No. 21 20th May, 1994 Price: Shs. 500

CONTENTS Page 3. Infant Formula No. US 4 .CS 72: 1993

The Uganda National Bureau of Standards
Act—Notice ... ... ... 87-90 This standard applies to Infant Formula in
liquid or powdered form intended for use,
Advertisements ... ... ... 90 where, necessary, as a substitute for human
milk in meeting the normal nutritional require­
ments of infants. It also provides a standard
SUPPLEMENT for formulae intended for infants with special
nutritional requirements, except for certain
Statutory Instruments provisions which must be modified to meet
those special requirements.
S.I. No. 171—The Diplomatic Property Application
(Amendment) Order, 1994. 4. Canned Baby Foods No. US 5 CS 73: 1993
General Notice No. 73 of 1994. Baby Foods are foods intended primarily for
use during the normal infant’s weaning period
THE UGANDA NATIONAL BUREAU OF and also for the progressive adaptation of
STANDARDS ACT (1983) infants and children to ordinary food. They
(ACT No. 1 OF 1983). may be either in ready-to-eat form or in dry
form requiring reconstruction with water only.
NOTICE. They do not include products covered by the
DECLARATION OF NATIONAL STANDARDS. Uganda Standard for Infant formula or by the
Uganda Standard for Processed Cereal-Based
It is hereby notified for general information that Foods for Infants and Children.
the National Standards Council with the approval of
the Minister responsible for Trade and Industry and 5. Methods of Analysis for Infants and Children
in exercise of the powers conferred upon the Council Foods No. US 6: 1993
in subsection (i) of section 15 of the Uganda National
Bureau of Standards Act, 1983 hereby declare that SCOPE
the named standards, specifications, the scopes of which
?ppear hereunder are elaborated Uganda National Spe­ The methods of analysis referred to hereunder
cifications, and may be viewed and obtained at a fee apply to the Uganda Standards for Infant
at the Bureau of Standards, Plot 3/5 1st Street, Kam­ Formula, Cereal-based Foods for Infants and
pala Industrial Area. Children, and Canned Baby Foods.
Standard Specification for:— 6. Labelling of Prepackaged Foods No. US 7:
1. Fresh Pineapples No. US 2: 1992 1993
This standard covers requirements for fresh This standard applies to the labelling of all
pineapples (Ananas comosul). This standard prepackaged foods to be offered as such to
provides guidance on the quality of pineapples the consumer- or for catering purposes and
from the harvesting stage and packaging to to certain aspects relating to the presentation
marketing. It also specifies provisions con­ thereof. Baby Foods in ready-to-eat form are
cerning quality, sizing tolerances and presen­ processed _ by heat before or~ after being
tation of the fruit to the market. The sealed in their containers, and Baby Foods
standard does not - include pineapples for in dry form are processed by physical means,
industrial processing. in each case so as, to prevent spoilage.
7. Whole Milk Powder, Partly: Skimmed Ntifik
2. Fresh Avocados No. US 3: 1992 *• Powder and Skimmed Milk Powder No^CS
8 CS 5: 1993
This standard specifies requirements for fresh
avocados (persea americana) fruits to be This standard applies exclusjrelj^fo dried
supplied to the consumer. This does not include milk products as defined, having a' fat con-
avocados for industrial processing. ' tent of not more than 40% m/m.