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Order No. 1312 on labelling of food products.

Country/Territory
Denmark
Document type
Regulation
Date
2014
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Packaging/labelling Food additives Beverages Fruits/edible nuts Radiation Sugar International trade Coffee/cocoa/tea Vegetables/legumes Consumer protection Fish products Food quality control/food safety
Geographical area
Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
13 December 2014.
Abstract

This Order sets regulations with regard to the labelling and advertising of foodstuffs on sale within the European Community (articles 3-4, 10-15 apply only for food marketed in Denmark). Regulations shall complement and implement EU rules. Labelling criteria applies to all foodstuffs and food products, and must indicate precise ingredients contained in foodstuffs, beverages, fruit and vegetables, etc. for human consumption. Regulations in this document may be waived if the food is intended for sale within the EU and is labelled in adherence to regulations in force in the related country.

Full text
Danish
Website
www.retsinformation.dk

References - Legislation

Implements

Directive 2011/91/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on indications or marks identifying the lot to which a foodstuff belongs.

Legislation | European Union | 2011

Keyword: Packaging/labelling, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 1999/2/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the approximation of the laws of the Member States concerning foods and food ingredients treated with ionizing radiation.

Legislation | European Union | 1999

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Treated food, Radiation, Standards, Inspection, International trade, Packaging/labelling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 2001/111/EC relating to certain sugars intended for human consumption.

Legislation | European Union | 2001

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Sugar, Standards, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 558 on the functions and powers of the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Food Act (No. 46 of 2017).

Legislation | Denmark | 1998 (2017)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Food quality control/food safety, Nutrition, Transport/storage, Packaging/labelling, Processing/handling, Codex Alimentarius, Inspection, International trade, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Order No. 1308 on labelling of food products.

Legislation | Denmark | 2005

Keyword: Packaging/labelling, Food additives, Beverages, Fruits/edible nuts, Radiation, Sugar, International trade, Coffee/cocoa/tea, Vegetables/legumes, Consumer protection, Food quality control/food safety

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

Order No. 234 on labelling of food products.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Packaging/labelling, International trade, Consumer protection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX