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Changes to nutrition legislation if there’s a no-deal Brexit

Information for food business operators about practical changes that will be made to nutrition legislation if there's a no-deal Brexit.

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This document sets out practical changes to nutrition legislation for food business operators if there’s a no-deal Brexit. This includes:

  • nutrition and health claims
  • vitamins, minerals and certain other substances
  • food supplements
  • food for specific groups:
    • food intended for infants and young children
    • food for special medical purposes
    • total diet replacement for weight control

Information about making an application for authorisation of a health claim if there’s a no-deal Brexit is on the UK Nutrition and Health Claims Committee (UKNHCC) page.

Published 26 March 2019
Last updated 8 August 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added the sign-up page for Brexit email updates.
  2. Added a link to the UK Nutrition and Health Claims Committee (UKNHCC), which has information about making an application for authorisation of a health claim.
  3. First published.