Food Law News - UK - 2012

DH News Item, 11 January, 2012

SUPPLEMENTS - Food supplements: guidance update

The Department has updated its guidance documents on food supplements legislation to reflect a change made by the European Commission.

On the 14 November 2011, the European Commission amended the lists of minerals permitted to be added to foods, allowing the use of new mineral sources.

Guidance Documents

These documents are aimed at all food businesses that manufacturer, process, distribute, use, sell or import food supplements, and offer a quick guide to the compositional and labelling rules that apply to these products.

The following are available on the DH web site:

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