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Food Act (No. 46 of 2017).

Country/Territory
Denmark
Document type
Legislation
Date
2013 (2017)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Basic legislation Food quality control/food safety Nutrition Transport/storage Packaging/labelling Processing/handling Codex Alimentarius Inspection International agreement-implementation International trade Data collection/reporting
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
The Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries shall establish entry into force of this Act.
Abstract

In adherence to EU regulations and international agreements, this Act aims to give consumers healthy and high quality food in order to protect them from fraud, including claims in connection with the marketing of food, as well as to promote healthy eating habits, and thereby contribute to ensuring food producers fairly promote Danish export. This is supported through effective hygiene inspections at all stages of production and turnover of food which fees and costs shall be borne by companies pr

Full text
Danish
Website
www.retsinformation.dk

References - Legislation

Implemented by

Order No. 561 on the addition to food of certain substances other than vitamins and minerals.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Food additives, Food quality control/food safety, Inspection, Authorization/permit, Cereals/grains/rice, GMO, Internal trade, Packaging/labelling, Novel food, Treated food

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 530 on penal provisions for violation of certain regulations on food hygiene.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Offences/penalties, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, International trade, Inspection, Consumer protection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 560 on functions and powers of the Ministry of Food Appeal Centre.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Enforcement/compliance, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 889 on addition of nutrients to food.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015 | Repealed

Keyword: Food additives, Packaging/labelling, Consumer protection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 472 on import of food with special restrictions and on penal provisions for the violation of various EU laws.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015 | Repealed

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, International trade, Authorization/permit, Toxicity/poisoning, Residues, GMO, Consumer protection, Inspection, Standards, Pests/diseases, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 227 on the control of salmonella in egg herds and breeding thereof.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Poultry products, Inspection, Consumer protection, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Data collection/reporting, Poultry, Slaughtering, Pests/diseases, Vaccination

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 368 on veterinary controls on import of animal-originating food and on penalties for infringement of related EU legislation.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Offences/penalties, Food quality control/food safety, Certification, Consumer protection, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Inspection, International trade, MRL-maximum residue limit, Transport/storage, Meat, Poultry products, Fish products, Traceability/product tracing, Game, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 511 on the functions and powers of the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Aquaculture, Policy/planning, Food quality control/food safety, Codex Alimentarius, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 513 on functions and powers of the Ministry of Environment and Food Appeals Centre.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Enforcement/compliance, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 921 on certain contaminants in foodstuffs.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Toxicity/poisoning, Consumer protection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 979 on import of food with special restrictions and on penal provisions for the violation of various EU laws.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, International trade, Toxicity/poisoning, Residues, GMO, Consumer protection, Inspection, Standards, Pests/diseases, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 978 on mussels.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Inspection, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Food quality control/food safety, Molluscs, Standards, Classification/declassification, Toxicity/poisoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 31 on Veterinarian inspection.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Inspection, Farming, Subsidy/incentive, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Milk/dairy products, Packaging/labelling, Food quality control/food safety, Animal production, Transport/storage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 892 on import of food with special restrictions and penal provisions for the violation of various EU laws.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, International trade, Authorization/permit, Toxicity/poisoning, Residues, GMO, Consumer protection, Inspection, Pests/diseases, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 512 on the Danish AgriFish Agency's duties and powers.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Farming, Inspection, Certification, Fishery management and conservation, Agricultural development, Animal production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 559 on the Danish AgriFish Agency's duties and powers.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Farming, Inspection, Certification, Fishery management and conservation, Agricultural development, Food quality control/food safety, Animal production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 234 on labelling of food products.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Packaging/labelling, International trade, Consumer protection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1004 on food control and public notification of their results.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Consumer protection, Classification/declassification, Access-to-information, Packaging/labelling, Internal trade, Standards, Hygiene/sanitary procedures

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1007 on Food Licensing.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Processing/handling, Registration, Inspection, Internal trade, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Consumer protection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1465 on food supplements.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1425 on approval of consultants in the food sector.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Certification, Data collection/reporting, Procedural matters

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1468 on protective measures in outbreaks of low pathogenic avian influenza of type H5/H7 in poulty and other captive birds.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Animal health, Pests/diseases, Birds, Hygiene/sanitary procedures

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1480 on the control of swine vesicular disease.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Animal health, Pests/diseases, Vaccination, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1192 on Salmonella in cattle.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Meat, Food quality control/food safety, Consumer protection, Inspection, Animal health, Pests/diseases, Cattle, Slaughtering

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1168 on import of food with special restrictions and on penal provisions for the violation of various EU laws.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, International trade, Authorization/permit, Toxicity/poisoning, Residues, GMO, Consumer protection, Inspection, Standards, Pests/diseases, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1166 on nutrient addition to food.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Food additives, Packaging/labelling, Consumer protection, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 722 on export of food.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Authorization/permit, International trade, Food quality control/food safety, Meat, Milk/dairy products, Poultry products, Swine, Fish products, Consumer protection, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 544 on examination for Trichinella in meat.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Authorization/permit, Certification, Consumer protection, Food quality control/food safety, Game, Inspection, Meat, Pests/diseases, Animal health, Animal welfare

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 641 on penalties for infringement of certain regulations on genetically modified food.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: GMO, Traceability/product tracing, Packaging/labelling, Offences/penalties, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 643 on penalties for infringement of Regulation on novel foods and novel food ingredients.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Offences/penalties, Enforcement/compliance, Novel food, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1090 on marking, registering and transport of cattle, pigs, sheep or goats.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Consumer protection, Packaging/labelling, Registration, Transport/storage, Cattle, Swine, Sheep/goats, Internal trade, Certification, Inspection, Marking/identification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 909 on import of food with special restrictions and penal provisions for the violation of various EU laws.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, International trade, Authorization/permit, Toxicity/poisoning, Residues, GMO, Consumer protection, Inspection, Pests/diseases, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 964 on import of food with special restrictions and on penal provisions for the violation of various EU laws.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, International trade, Authorization/permit, Toxicity/poisoning, Residues, GMO, Consumer protection, Inspection, Pests/diseases, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 971 on import of food with special restrictions and on penal provisions for the violation of various EU laws.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, International trade, Authorization/permit, Toxicity/poisoning, Residues, GMO, Consumer protection, Inspection, Standards, Pests/diseases, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1194 on addition of nutrients to food.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Food additives, Nutrition, Treated food

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1225 on use and control of the principles of good laboratory practice (GLP) for food and GLP inspection and fees.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Inspection, Standards, Enforcement/compliance, Food quality control/food safety, Research

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 647 on import of food with special restrictions and penal provisions for the violation of various EU laws.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, International trade, Authorization/permit, Toxicity/poisoning, Residues, GMO, Consumer protection, Inspection, Pests/diseases, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1312 on labelling of food products.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Packaging/labelling, Food additives, Beverages, Fruits/edible nuts, Radiation, Sugar, International trade, Coffee/cocoa/tea, Vegetables/legumes, Consumer protection, Fish products

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 855 on penalties for infringement of indication of country of origin, place of provenance of pork, mutton, goat and poultry meat.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Offences/penalties, Poultry products, Swine, Sheep/goats

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 774 on honey.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Apiculture/sericulture, Packaging/labelling, Internal trade, Consumer protection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 886 on Salmonella in cattle.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Meat, Food quality control/food safety, Slaughtering, Animal health, Pests/diseases, Cattle, Classification/declassification, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1545 on payment for control of food, feed and live animals.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Certification, Milk/dairy products, Game, Sheep/goats, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Inspection, International trade, Meat, Poultry products, Residues, Royalties/fees, Transport/storage, Swine, Food quality control/food safety, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal production, Animal reproduction, Birds, Equine-animals, Ranching/captive breeding, Cattle, Drugs, Poultry, Registration, Research

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1280 on salmonella in swine.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Swine, Slaughtering, Food quality control/food safety, Data collection/reporting, Pests/diseases, Inspection, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 351 on Salmonella in cattle.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015 | Repealed

Keyword: Meat, Food quality control/food safety, Slaughtering, Animal health, Pests/diseases, Cattle, Classification/declassification, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 164 on veterinary controls on import of animal-originating food and on penalties for infringement of related EU legislation.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015 | Repealed

Keyword: Aquaculture, Inspection, Transshipment, Offences/penalties, Food quality control/food safety, Certification, Consumer protection, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, International trade, MRL-maximum residue limit, Transport/storage, Meat, Poultry products, Fish products, Traceability/product tracing, Game, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1183 on salmonella in swine.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Swine, Slaughtering, Food quality control/food safety, Data collection/reporting, Pests/diseases, Inspection, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX