Brief overview on the Reg. (EU) n. 1169/2011, also known as FIC (“Food information to consumers”).

Following the requests of many of my "non-EU" readers, I publish a brief recap of the new provisions of the Regulation...and some links to useful resources. As of 13 December 2014, new EU food labeling rules are in force: from this date became applicable the Regulation (EU) n. 1169/2011 on food information to consumers, also known … Continue reading Brief overview on the Reg. (EU) n. 1169/2011, also known as FIC (“Food information to consumers”).

Warning labels on plant sterols and stanols products

According to Art. 1 of the EU Regulation No. 718/2013, amending Regulation (EC) No. 608/2004 concerning the labelling of foods and food ingredients with added phytosterols, phytosterol esters, phytostanols and/or phytostanol esters, "Article 2 of Regulation (EC) No 608/2004, point 3 is replaced by the following: ‘3. there shall be a statement that the product is not intended … Continue reading Warning labels on plant sterols and stanols products