Independent report

European and UK regulation of food and feed

A review of developments in food and feed law highlighting legislative changes that relate to chemical measurement.

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European and UK regulation of food and feed

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This report outlines legislative changes and new legislation that impacts on the role of the Government Chemist. It includes legislation on:

  • food safety, including contaminants, hygiene, food contact materials and additives
  • consumer choice and prevention of fraud covering general labelling and genetically modified food
  • health and nutrition, for example nutrition labelling, nutrients and supplements
  • animal feed and fertilisers

The review is from October 2011 to March 2012.

Published 1 April 2012