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European Union (Provision of Food Information to Consumers) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 556 of 2014).

Country/Territory
Ireland
Document type
Regulation
Date
2014
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Food quality control/food safety Meat Packaging/labelling Offences/penalties
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, North Atlantic, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

These Regulations make provision with respect to food information to be provided to consumers. They give effect to Community Regulations in this field and apply to food business operators at all stages of the food chain, where their activities concern the provision of food information to final consumers. “Food information” means information concerning a food, made available to the final consumer by means of a label, other accompanying material, or any other means including modern technology tools or verbal communication. The Regulations define various offences and provides or inspection and enforcement. A food business operator is guilty of an offence if he or she supplies food which is not accompanied by food information in accordance with Regulation (EU) No. 1169/2011. Also provision of misleading, unclear or inaccurate information is defined as offence.

Full text
English
Website
www.irishstatutebook.ie

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

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No. 1155/2013 amending Regulation (EU) No. 1169/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the provision of food information to consumers as regards information on the absence or reduced presence of gluten in food.

Legislation | European Union | 2013

Keyword: Packaging/labelling, Consumer protection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No. 78/2014 amending Annexes II and III to Regulation (EU) No. 1169/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the provision of food information to consumers, as regards certain cereals causing allergies or intolerances and foods with added phytosterols, phytosterol esters, phytostanols or phytostanol esters.

Legislation | European Union | 2013

Keyword: Cereals/grains/rice, Packaging/labelling, Consumer protection, Agricultural commodities

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

European Communities (Labelling, Presentation and Advertising of Foodstuffs) Regulations 2002 (S.I. No. 483 of 2002).

Legislation | Ireland | 2002

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Meat, Packaging/labelling, Offences/penalties, Fraud

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

European Union (Provision of Food Information to Consumers) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 389 of 2016).

Legislation | Ireland | 2016

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Cereals/grains/rice, Packaging/labelling, Offences/penalties, Agricultural commodities

Source: FAO, FAOLEX