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.



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.