India Issues Order Regarding Endorsement for +F Logo Within Food Licensing & Registration System

Posted by Kanimozhi Kajamohideen on Aug 9, 2018

On August 2, 2018, the Food Safety and Standard Authority of India Gazette notified Fortification of Foods Regulation 2018.  This regulation will be called Food Safety and Standards (Fortification of Foods) Regulations, 2018.

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Topics: Fortified food products, FSSAI, Labeling, Food Licensing & Registration System

European Union: Nutritional Labeling For Alcoholic Beverages

Posted by Aleksa Soldatic on Mar 14, 2018

On March 12, 2018,  the alcoholic beverage industry submitted a self-regulatory proposal to the Commission and presented it to Commissioner Andriukaitis.

One year ago, the  European Commission adopted a report to the European Parliament and the Council regarding the mandatory labeling of the list of ingredients and the nutrition declaration of alcoholic beverages. This report is based on data collected by the Commission through Member States and stakeholders consultations.

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Topics: Nutrition, Labeling, alcoholic beverages, European Union

India: 2018 Notice for Operationalization of Food Safety and Standards Amendment Regulations

Posted by Kanimozhi Kajamohideen on Feb 23, 2018

On February 20, 2018, the Food Safety and Standard Authority of India notified under Section 16 (5) of Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 a change regarding operationalization of Food Safety and Standards (Packaging and Labeling) Amendment Regulations related to the labeling of blended vegetable oil.

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Topics: India, FSSAI, Packaging, Labeling, blended vegetable oil

Taiwan: FDA Strengthens Labeling Management in Health Food

Posted by Annie He on Jan 24, 2018

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On Dec. 29, 2017, Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) released a regulation governing “Items shall be labeled in Health Food." This new regulation went into effect on Jan. 1, 2018.

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Topics: health food, Labeling, Taiwan

Chile Releases an Amendment on Claims Regulation

Posted by Ofelia Medina on Jan 15, 2018

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On January 12, 2018, The Chilean Ministry of Health released an amendment to the Resolution 860 approving the Technical Standard No. 191 on Nutritional Guidelines for declaring Healthy Food Properties (Claims). The Resolution 1671 was published in the National Congress Library of Chile and it will enter into force on January 26 of 2018.

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Topics: Chile, Claims, Labeling

European Union Draft Regulation on Labeling

Posted by Aleksa Soldatic on Jan 3, 2018

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The draft regulation lays down modalities for the provision of information on the country of origin or place of provenance of the primary ingredient as required by Article 26 (3) of Regulation (EU) N° 1169/2011. However, this regulation would not apply to GI’s (geographical indications) protected under regulations: 1151/2012, 1308/2013, 110/2008 and 251/2014.

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Topics: Draft Regulation, Labeling, country of origin

Switzerland Labeling Reference Guide Available

Posted by Lionello Sannuto on Apr 12, 2017

Labeling Reference Guide for Switzerland is available in our RegData® library.

This is a comprehensive and user-friendly tool, created by our in-house experts that can help you find your way around complex labeling rules set by food regulator in Switzerland. It is aimed to provide guidance on which information is mandatory, which parts of it are voluntary and what should a label actually look like. Remember that you can try RegData® for free.

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Topics: Labeling, Switzerland, Packaging

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