Ecolex Logo
The gateway to
environmental law
Search results » Legislation

Act No. 93 on foodstuffs.

Country/Territory
Iceland
Document type
Legislation
Date
1995 (2000)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Basic legislation Food quality control/food safety Hygiene/sanitary procedures Institution Inspection Packaging/labelling Processing/handling
Geographical area
Arctic, Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, North Atlantic, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

This Act provides rules relative to production and placing on the market of foodstuffs, i.e. products intended for human consumption including drinking water. The purpose of this Act is to ensure as far as possible the quality, safety and wholesomeness of foodstuffs and that the labelling and other information of foodstuffs is correct and in accordance with the law.

Full text
English

References - Legislation

Implemented by

Regulation No. 30 on the control of residues in animal products.

Legislation | Iceland | 2012

Keyword: Meat, Fish products, Residues, Food quality control/food safety, Food additives, Hormones/steroids, Inspection, Risk assessment/management, Public health, Processing/handling, Enforcement/compliance, Traceability/product tracing, International trade, Animal production, Drugs, Animal health, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 1048 on the monitoring of zoonoses (diseases transmitted between humans and animals) and pathogens.

Legislation | Iceland | 2021

Keyword: Public health, Integrated management, Biosecurity, Data collection/reporting, Risk assessment/management, Governance, Food quality control/food safety, Animal health, Pests/diseases, Drugs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 851 on dairy products.

Legislation | Iceland | 2012 (2016)

Keyword: Milk/dairy products, Food quality control/food safety, Fraud, Consumer protection, Standards, Processing/handling, Food additives, Packaging/labelling, Inspection, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 670 on the Risk Assessment Committee in the field of food, feed, fertilisers and seeds.

Legislation | Iceland | 2019

Keyword: Risk assessment/management, Institution, Food quality control/food safety, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Planting material/seeds, Fertilizers/nutrients, Plant production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation no. 333 on the use of the Keyhole label in food marketing.

Legislation | Iceland | 2021

Keyword: Consumer protection, Packaging/labelling, Vending, Sugar, Oils/oilseeds/fats, Fish products, Meat, Milk/dairy products, Fruits/edible nuts, Vegetables/legumes, Food additives, Processing/handling, Classification/declassification, Nutrition, Public health, Food quality control/food safety

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 1250 on the prevention of the introduction of animal diseases and other products carrying infectious agents into the country.

Legislation | Iceland | 2019

Keyword: Equipment, Biosecurity, International trade, Transport/storage, Meat, Milk/dairy products, Packaging/labelling, Animal health, Pests/diseases, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Fertilizers/nutrients, Plant production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 1251 on the import of animal products for private consumption.

Legislation | Iceland | 2019

Keyword: International trade, Transport/storage, Meat, Milk/dairy products, Fish products, Breastfeeding/infant food, Special dietary uses, Access-to-information, Offences/penalties, Nutrition, Animal health, Pests/diseases, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 916 on the marking of livestock.

Legislation | Iceland | 2012

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Marking/identification, Traceability/product tracing, Animal health, Slaughtering, Transport/storage, Animal production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Act No. 51 amending the Food Act and the Act on Food, Feed, Fertilizer, and Seed Products Control (organic production).

Legislation | Iceland | 2022

Keyword: Ecological production/organic production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX