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Russian Federation : In Kursk Checked Ice Cream on Gost.

A comparative monitoring of the quality of ice cream was held in one of the major shopping centers in Kursk. The event was held in the format of "test purchases". The expert committee of the TsSM Rosstandart in the Kursk region was part of the expert commission, and ordinary buyers took part in the tasting.

10 samples of ice cream ice cream were sent to the laboratory in accordance with GOST 31457-2012 Ice cream milk, cream and ice cream. Technical conditions " from eight regions of the country. All of them have been studied to determine the mass fraction of milk fat, dry matter and fatty acid composition.

Not every ice cream has the right to be called plombir . Ice cream according to GOST is an ice cream, in which the mass fraction of milk fat is at least 12%. In the production of ice cream, it is also not allowed to use milk-containing raw materials instead of milk ones, said Anna Postoeva, a member of the expert commission, quality engineer at Kursk FMC.

The experts evaluated the organoleptic characteristics, as well as the packaging and labeling of the participants.

According to the results of laboratory tests and organoleptic characteristics, 9 samples of ice cream were recognized as corresponding to the requirements of GOST. It is pleasant to note that the local manufacturer supplies ice cream to the shelves of the standard. However, vegetable fat was found in one sample. This means that this ice cream is counterfeit, added Anna Postoeva. Also, a tasting was conducted in a closed way: the samples were encrypted with sequence numbers. So revealed the most delicious, according to buyers, ice cream.

One of the mechanisms of product quality control is also the National Certification System (NSS), which allows you to check products according to GOST directly in the store. To do this, it is sufficient to read the QR code of the NSS using a mobile phone, which leads to the register of successfully tested products.

For reference. The federal budget institution "State Regional Center for Standardization, Metrology and Testing in the Kursk Region" (FBI "Kursk TsSM") is a state institution that is under the authority of Rosstandart and exercises its authority in the field of technical regulation and metrology in the Kursk Region.

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Date:Jun 18, 2019
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