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Decree implementing the Regulation (EU) on the provision of food information to consumers.

Country/Territory
Slovenia
Document type
Regulation
Date
2014
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Packaging/labelling Consumer protection Food quality control/food safety Access-to-information Nutrition Offences/penalties
Geographical area
Alps, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, Mediterranean, Southern Europe
Entry into force notes
This Decree shall enter into force on the day following its publication in the Official Gazette of Republic of Slovenia; article 3 of this Decree shall apply from 13 December 2014.
Abstract

This Decree lays down the authorities competent for implementing official control of food information, the manner of labelling allergens in non-pre-packaged foods and penal provisions applicable in the enforcement of Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2011 on the provision of food information to consumers, amending Regulations (EC) No 1924/2006 and (EC) No 1925/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council, and repealing Commission Directive 87/250/EEC, Council Directive 90/496/EEC, Commission Directive 1999/10/EC, Directive 2000/13/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, Commission Directives 2002/67/EC and 2008/5/EC and Commission Regulation (EC) No 608/2004. The authority competent for official control of the implementation of Regulation 1169/2011/EU and of this Decree shall be the Administration of the Republic of Slovenia for Food Safety, Veterinary and Plant Protection. Notwithstanding the preceding paragraph, as concerns the part relating to food supplements and foodstuffs intended for particular nutritional and health uses, the manufacture and placing on the market of food contact materials, their use in the processes of production and distribution of food supplements and foodstuffs intended for particular nutritional and health uses, drinking water, foodstuffs and food in the catering industry, institutional caterers and industrial caterers in the light of prevention and control of communicable diseases, the authority competent for official control of the implementation of Regulation 1169/2011/EU and of this Decree shall be the Health Inspectorate of the Republic of Slovenia. Labelling of allergens in non-pre-packaged foods intended for final consumers and in mass catering (article 3), serious and generic violations (article 4 and 5) are also regulated in this text.

Full text
English/Slovenian
Website
www.pisrs.si

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