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Vitamins and minerals in foods if there’s a no-deal Brexit

Information about vitamins, minerals and certain other substances that may be added to foods in the UK, if there's a no-deal Brexit

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This UK register specifies which vitamins and minerals may be added to foods, and any substances that are banned or restricted, if there’s a no-deal Brexit.

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 8 August 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added the sign-up page for Brexit email updates.
  2. 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’.
  3. First published.