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Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on food additives.

Country/Territory
European Union
Document type
Legislation
Date
2008
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Food quality control/food safety Food additives Packaging/labelling Consumer protection
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

This Regulation sets out rules on food additives used in foods with a view to ensuring the effective functioning of the internal market whilst ensuring a high level of protection of human health and a high level of consumer protection, including the protection of consumer interests and fair practices in food trade, taking also into account the protection of the environment.

Full text
English
Website
europa.eu

References - Legislation

Repeals

European Parliament and Council Directive 94/35/EC on sweeteners for use in foodstuffs.

Legislation | European Union | 1994 | Repealed

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives, Standards, Packaging/labelling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Parliament and Council Directive No. 95/2/EC on food additives other than colours and sweeteners.

Legislation | European Union | 1995 | Repealed

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives, Breastfeeding/infant food

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Parliament and Council Directive 94/36/EC on colours for use in foodstuffs.

Legislation | European Union | 1994 | Repealed

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Regulation on authorized food additives.

Legislation | Poland | 2010

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Food Additives, Flavourings, Enzymes and Extraction Solvents (Scotland) Regulations 2013 (S.S.I. No. 266 of 2013).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2013

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives, Packaging/labelling, Internal trade, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1147 on fruit nectar.

Legislation | Denmark | 2013 | Repealed

Keyword: Food additives, Fruits/edible nuts, Packaging/labelling, Consumer protection, Internal trade, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 231/2012 laying down specifications for food additives listed in Annexes II and III to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council.

Legislation | European Union | 2012

Keyword: Food additives, Food quality control/food safety, Standards, Codex Alimentarius

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1114 on Food Additives.

Legislation | Denmark | 2012

Keyword: Food additives, Residues, Treated food, Data collection/reporting, Authorization/permit, Consumer protection, Packaging/labelling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Food Additives, Flavourings, Enzymes and Extraction Solvents (England) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 2210 of 2013).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2013

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives, Packaging/labelling, Internal trade, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Food Additives, Flavourings, Enzymes and Extraction Solvents (Wales) Regulations 2013 (W.S.I. No. 2591 (W. 255) of 2013).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2013

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives, Packaging/labelling, Internal trade, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 152 of 2009 (XI. 12.) FVM of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on the binding provisions of the Codex Alimentarius Hungaricus.

Legislation | Hungary | 2009 (2014)

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Codex Alimentarius, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Food Additives (Wales) Regulations 2009 (W.S.I. No. 3378 (W.300) of 2009).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2009

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives, Standards, Internal trade, Breastfeeding/infant food

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Food Additives, Flavourings, Enzymes and Extraction Solvents Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2013 (S.R. No. 220 of 2013).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2013

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives, Packaging/labelling, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree on requirements for spices, edible salt, dehydrated products, flavorings, cold sauces, dressings and mustard.

Legislation | Czech Republic | 2016

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Processing/handling, Traceability/product tracing, Treated food, Consumer protection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Union (Food Additives) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 330 of 2015).

Legislation | Ireland | 2015

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives, Packaging/labelling, Standards, Inspection, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Notification (2010:231) regarding provisions of the European Communities which complete provisions of the Food Act.

Legislation | Sweden | 2010

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Meat, Residues, Inspection, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Animal production, Animal welfare

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Resolución Nº 112/14 - Reglamento para establecimientos pesqueros y acuícolas y proveedores de materias primas a las plantas de procesamiento autorizadas enlistados en la Unión Europea.

Legislation | Nicaragua | 2014

Keyword: Aquaculture, Mariculture, Crustaceans, Non-governmental entity, Inspection, Registration, Certification, International trade, Animal welfare, Standards, Food quality control/food safety, Fish products, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Traceability/product tracing, MRL-maximum residue limit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Food Additives (Scotland) Regulations 2009 (S.S.I. No. 436 of 2009).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2009

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives, Standards, Internal trade, Breastfeeding/infant food

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Food Additives Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009 (S.R. No. 416 of 2009).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2009

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives, Standards, Internal trade, Breastfeeding/infant food

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Food Additives (England) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 3238 of 2009).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2009

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives, Standards, Internal trade, Breastfeeding/infant food

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Commission Regulation (EU) 2016/691 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of food additives in edible caseinates.

Legislation | European Union | 2016

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives, Milk/dairy products

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 25/2013 amending Annexes II and III to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council and the Annex to Commission Regulation (EU) No. 231/2012 as regards the food additive potassium diacetate.

Legislation | European Union | 2013

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 244/2013 amending Annex III to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of Tricalcium phosphate (E 341 (iii)) in nutrient preparations intended for use in foods for infants and young children.

Legislation | European Union | 2013

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Standards, Food additives, Breastfeeding/infant food

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 256/2013 amending Annex III to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of Sodium ascorbate (E 301) in vitamin D preparations intended for use in foods for infants and young children.

Legislation | European Union | 2013

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives, Breastfeeding/infant food

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 1130/2011 amending Annex III to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on food additives by establishing a Union list of food additives approved for use in food additives, food enzymes, food flavourings and nutrients.

Legislation | European Union | 2011

Keyword: Food additives, Nutrition, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 380/2012 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the conditions of use and the use levels for aluminium-containing food additives.

Legislation | European Union | 2012

Keyword: Food additives, Food quality control/food safety, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 570/2012 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of benzoic acid-benzoates (E 210-213) in alcohol-free counterparts of wine.

Legislation | European Union | 2012

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Standards, Food additives, Beverages

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 583/2012 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of polysorbates (E 432-436) in coconut milk.

Legislation | European Union | 2012

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 471/2012 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of lysozyme (E 1105) in beer.

Legislation | European Union | 2012

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives, Beverages

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 470/2012 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of polydextrose (E 1200) in beer.

Legislation | European Union | 2012

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives, Beverages

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 675/2012 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of Talc (E 553b) and Carnauba wax (E 903) on unpeeled coloured boiled eggs and the use of Shellac (E 904) on unpeeled boiled eggs.

Legislation | European Union | 2012

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 1049/2012 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of polyglycitol syrup in several food categories.

Legislation | European Union | 2012

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 1057/2012 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of dimethyl polysiloxane (E 900) as an anti-foaming agent in food supplements.

Legislation | European Union | 2012

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 264/2014 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of polyvinylpyrrolidone-vinyl acetate copolymer in solid food supplements and the Annex to Commission Regulation (EU) No. 231/2012 as regards its specifications.

Legislation | European Union | 2014

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 509/2013 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of several additives in certain alcoholic beverages.

Legislation | European Union | 2013

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Beverages, Food additives

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 510/2013 amending Annexes I, II and III to Regulation (EC) No 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of iron oxides and hydroxides (E 172), hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose (E 464) and polysorbates (E 432-436) for marking of certain fruits.

Legislation | European Union | 2013

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 298/2014 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council and the Annex to Commission Regulation (EU) No. 231/2012 as regards Magnesium dihydrogen diphosphate for use as raising agent and acidity regulator.

Legislation | European Union | 2014

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 505/2014 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of caramel colours (E 150a-d) in beer and malt beverages.

Legislation | European Union | 2014

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 506/2014 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council and the Annex to Commission Regulation (EU) No 231/2012 as regards Ethyl lauroyl arginate as a preservative in certain heat-treated meat products.

Legislation | European Union | 2014

Keyword: Meat, Food quality control/food safety, Food additives

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 497/2014 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council and the Annex to Commission Regulation (EU) No. 231/2012 as regards the use of Advantame as a sweetener.

Legislation | European Union | 2014

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 601/2014 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the food categories of meat and the use of certain food additives in meat preparations.

Legislation | European Union | 2014

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 685/2014 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council and the Annex to Commission Regulation (EU) No. 231/2012 as regards polyvinyl alcohol- polyethylene glycol-graft-co-polymer in solid food supplements.

Legislation | European Union | 2014

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Comission Regulation (EU) No. 1274/2013 amending and correcting Annexes II and III to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council and the Annex to Commission Regulation (EU) No. 231/2012 as regards certain food additives.

Legislation | European Union | 2013

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 438/2013 amending and correcting Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of certain food additives.

Legislation | European Union | 2013

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 59/2014 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of sulphur dioxide - sulphites (E 220-228) in aromatised wine-based products.

Legislation | European Union | 2014

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives, Beverages, Consumer protection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 818/2013 amending Annex III to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of Sucrose esters of fatty acids (E 473) in flavourings for water based clear flavoured drinks.

Legislation | European Union | 2013

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives, Beverages

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 738/2013 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of certain additives in seaweed based fish roe analogues.

Legislation | European Union | 2013

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 913/2013 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of sweeteners in certain fruit or vegetable spreads.

Legislation | European Union | 2013

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 1147/2012 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of beeswax (E 901), carnauba wax (E 903), shellac (E 904) and microcrystalline wax (E 905) on certain fruits.

Legislation | European Union | 2012

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives, Fruits/edible nuts, Packaging/labelling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 1148/2012 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of sulphur dioxide - sulphites (E 220-228) and propane-1, 2-diol alginate (E 405) in fermented grape must-based drinks.

Legislation | European Union | 2012

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Beverages, Food additives, Packaging/labelling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 1149/2012 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of extracts of rosemary (E 392) in fillings of stuffed dry pasta.

Legislation | European Union | 2012

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 723/2013 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of extracts of rosemary (E 392) in certain low fat meat and fish products.

Legislation | European Union | 2013

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives, Packaging/labelling, Meat, Fish products

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 1069/2013 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of sodium phosphates (E 339) in natural casings for sausages.

Legislation | European Union | 2013

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives, Standards, Meat

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/537 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of aluminium lakes of cochineal, carminic acid, carmines (E 120) in dietary foods for special medical purposes.

Legislation | European Union | 2015

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/538 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of benzoic acid — benzoates (E 210-213) in cooked shrimps in brine.

Legislation | European Union | 2015

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) 2016/324 amending and correcting Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of certain food additives permitted in all categories of foods.

Legislation | European Union | 2016

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/871 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of phosphoric acid-phosphates-di-tri- and polyphosphates (E 338-452) in certain meat preparations.

Legislation | European Union | 2017

Keyword: Meat, Food quality control/food safety, Food additives

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/874 amending Annex III to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of butane (E 943a), isobutane (E 943b) and propane (E 944) in colour preparations.

Legislation | European Union | 2017

Keyword: Meat, Food quality control/food safety, Food additives

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) 2018/97 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of sweeteners in fine bakery wares.

Legislation | European Union | 2018

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/1739 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council and the Annex to Commission Regulation (EU) No. 231/2012 as regards the use of the iron tartrate as an anti-caking agent in salt and its substitutes.

Legislation | European Union | 2015

Keyword: Food additives, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) 2016/479 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of steviol glycosides (E 960) as a sweetener in certain energy-reduced or with no added sugars beverages.

Legislation | European Union | 2016

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives, Beverages

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 923/2014 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of aluminium lakes of riboflavins (E 101) and cochineal, carminic acid, carmines (E 120) in certain food categories and Annex to Regulation (EU) No. 231/2012 as regards the specifications for riboflavins (E 101).

Legislation | European Union | 2014

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives, Standards, Consumer protection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 957/2014 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council and the Annex to Commission Regulation (EU) No. 231/2012 as regards the removal of montan acid esters (E 912).

Legislation | European Union | 2014

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 1092/2014 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of sweeteners in certain fruit or vegetable spreads.

Legislation | European Union | 2014

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 1093/2014 amending and correcting Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of certain colours in flavoured ripened cheese.

Legislation | European Union | 2014

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Milk/dairy products, Food additives, Packaging/labelling, Consumer protection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 1129/2011 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council by establishing a Union list of food additives.

Legislation | European Union | 2011

Keyword: Food additives, Food quality control/food safety, Codex Alimentarius

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/839 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of nitrites (E 249-250) in "golonka peklowana".

Legislation | European Union | 2017

Keyword: Meat, Food quality control/food safety, Food additives

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 1131/2011 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to steviol glycosides.

Legislation | European Union | 2011

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 1166/2012 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of dimethyl dicarbonate (E 242) in certain alcoholic drinks.

Legislation | European Union | 2012

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Standards, Beverages, Food additives

Source: FAO, FAOLEX