Guidance

Vitamins and minerals in foods if there’s no EU Exit deal

Information about vitamins, minerals and certain other substances that may be added to foods in the UK, if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

Documents

Details

This UK register specifies which vitamins and minerals may be added to foods, and any substances that are banned or restricted, in the event of a no-deal EU Exit.

It includes:

  • a list of vitamins and minerals that may be added to foods, and any restrictions on their use
  • a list of the sources of vitamins and minerals that may be added to foods
  • the maximum and minimum amounts of vitamins and minerals that may be added to foods
  • information about vitamins and minerals that must be added to certain foods
  • certain other substances that are prohibited or restricted for use in foods

The register should be used with the following guidance: The Nutrition (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019: practical changes for industry.

Published 26 March 2019
Last updated 2 April 2019 + show all updates
  1. The register has been updated to correct 2 errors on page 5: the EC regulation number has been corrected in the section heading, and the column heading in the third table has been corrected to say ‘Vitamin E’.
  2. First published.