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Update of the UK Information Sheet on Nutrition Legislation

放大字体  缩小字体 Date:09 Jul 2019  Source:FOOD COMPLIANCE INTERNATIONAL  Writer:Global Foodmate  Views:309
 The UK Department of Health has updated the Nutrition legislation information sheet to reflect the new rules that come into force with EU Regulation 2016/128 on foods for special medical purposes other than those for infants on 22 February 2019.

The document as a whole aims  food business operators active in the United Kingdom. It reiterates the obligations and procedures applicable to foodstuffs.

The Guidance covers the provision of food information, including voluntary nutrition information and the use of nutrition and health claims, the obligation to register as a food business operator, the rules regarding the sale of food supplements, fortified foods, infant and follow on formula and foods for special medical purposes and total diet replacement for weight control.

Specific to foods for special medical purposes, new legislation demands imposes new compositional standards, mandatory information requirements and prohibits the use of nutrition and health claims.

Nutrition Legislation Information Sheet (Updated version: 4 June 2019) -

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