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Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/775 laying down rules for the application of Article 26(3) of Regulation (EU) No. 1169/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the provision of food information to consumers, as regards the rules for indicating the country of origin or place of provenance of the primary ingredient of a food.

Country/Territory
European Union
Document type
Regulation
Date
2018
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Official Journal of the European Union L 131, 29 May 2018, pp. 8-11.
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Packaging/labelling Consumer protection Food quality control/food safety Access-to-information Nutrition
Geographical area
European Union Countries
Abstract

This Regulation lays down the modalities for the application of article 26(3) of Regulation (EU) No. 1169/2011 where the country of origin or place of provenance of a food is given by any means such as statements, pictorial presentation, symbols or terms, referring to places or geographical areas, except for geographic terms included in customary and generic names where those terms literally indicate origin but whose common understanding is not an indication of country of origin or place of provenance.

Full text
English
Website
eur-lex.europa.eu

References - Legislation

Implements

Regulation (EU) No. 1169/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the provision of food information to consumers.

Legislation | European Union | 2011 (2015)

Keyword: Packaging/labelling, Consumer protection, Food quality control/food safety, Access-to-information, Nutrition

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Regulation on the adaptation of national legislation to Union rules on flavourings and foodstuffs containing flavourings.

Legislation | Germany | 2021

Keyword: Breastfeeding/infant food, Condiments/herbs/spices, Packaging/labelling, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Food quality control/food safety, Consumer protection, Food additives, Nutrition

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Addition of Vitamins, Minerals and Other Substances (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2010 (S.S.I. No. 156 of 2020).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2020

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives, Packaging/labelling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX