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Bağ & Günen Hukuk Bürosu

March 2017

MEMO REGARDING THE REGULATION ON PHARMACOLOGICALLY ACTIVE SUBSTANCES IN FOODSTUFFS OF ANIMAL ORIGIN AND THE REGULATION ON THE ADDITION OF VITAMINS AND MINERALS AND OF CERTAIN OTHER SUBSTANCES TO FOOD Two important regulations concerning food business operators within the food, agriculture and livestock sectors entered into force after being published in the Official Gazette dated 7 March 2017 and numbered 30000. Within this scope detailed information regarding the Turkish Food Codex Regulation on the Classification of Pharmacologically Active Substances in Foodstuffs of Animal Origin and Residue Limits and the Turkish Food Codex Regulation on the Addition of Vitamins and Minerals

Pursuant to the Turkish Commercial Code (“TCC”) numbered 6102, the corporations consist of collective company, commanded company, ordinary partnership, joint stock company and limited liability company. Within the scope of the TCC, collective and commanded company are deemed as partnerships whereas joint stock, limited liability and commanded company limited by the shares are deemed as corporations. Many important amendments were introduced by the TCC which entered into force in 2012 such as single shareholder joint stock and limited liability company, single member board, repealing the necessity of being a shareholder for the board members and the application of ultra vires principle. In