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Order No. 234 on labelling of food products.

Country/Territory
Denmark
Document type
Regulation
Date
2015
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Packaging/labelling International trade Consumer protection
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
12 March 2015.
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). criteria applies to all foodstuffs and food products, and must indicate precise ingredients contained in foodstuffs, beverages, fruit and vegetables, etc. for human consumption. Provisions in this document may be waived if the food is intended for sale within the EU and is labelled in adherence to regulations i

Full text
Danish
Website
www.retsinformation.dk

References - Legislation

Implements

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

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

Food Act (No. 46 of 2017).

Legislation | Denmark | 2013 (2017)

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2009/32/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the approximation of the laws of the Member States on extraction solvents used in the production of foodstuffs and food ingredients.

Legislation | European Union | 2009

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives

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

Repeals

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