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Food Information Implementation Ordinance (LMIDV).

Country/Territory
Germany
Document type
Regulation
Date
2017 (2023)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Bundesgesetzblatt, Part I, No. 45, 12 July 2017, pp. 2272-2276.
Long title
Ordinance implementing EU provisions concerning food information to consumers.
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Packaging/labelling Consumer protection Food quality control/food safety Access-to-information Nutrition Offences/penalties Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Meat
Geographical area
Alps, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Western Europe
Abstract

The purpose of the present Ordinance is to implement the Regulation (EU) No. 1169/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the provision of food information to consumers. The Ordinance lays down general principles governing the right of consumers to information, with particular regard to food labelling. These provisions apply to business operators at all stages of the food chain, where their activities concern the provision of food information to consumers. The text consists of the following articles: Sphere of application (1); General requirements for marking of food (2); Special marking requirement for pre-packed food (3); Special marking requirements for non-pre-packed food (4); Extended nutritional labeling (4a); Origin labeling for unpackaged fresh, chilled, and frozen pork, sheep, goat, and poultry meat (4b); Ban on placing on the marketing and marketing (5); Offences and administrative offences (6); and Transitional provision (7).

Full text
German
Website
www.bgbl.de

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