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Guidance and FAQs on food supplements

Responsibility for legislation on food supplements in England transferred from the Food Standards Agency to the Department Health on 1 October 2010.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Guidance and summary documents included here have been updated to reflect this change.

These are primarily aimed at those businesses that manufacture, process, distribute, use, sell or import food supplements. They also offer a quick guide to the compositional and labelling rules that apply to such products.

Published 28 September 2011