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TOLERANCES FOR THE NUTRITION DECLARATION ON FOODS OTHER THAN FOOD SUPPLEMENTS

For the nutrition declaration of nutrients for which a nutrition or health claim is made according to Regulation 1924/2006/EC, as well as for added vitamins and minerals according to Regulation 1925/2006/EC different tolerances may apply which are specified in section …

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Maximum limits of heavy metal in food stuffs: COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 1881/2006

It is very important for manufacturing to comply with regulation for heavy metal content in the food stuffs.  There is set of limits for heavy metals e.g. Lead, Cadmium, Copper, Arsenic, Mercury etc. Maximum limits must be safe as well …

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Cosmetic Products Notification Portal (CPNP)

The CPNP is the online notification system created for the implementation of Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products. This Regulation requires that the responsible persons and, under certain circumstances, the distributors …

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Nutrition labeling of food :CFR – Code of Federal Regulations

When food is not in package form, the required nutrition labeling information shall be displayed clearly at the point of purchase (e.g., on a counter card, sign, tag affixed to the product, or some other appropriate device). Alternatively, the required …

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Technical Guideline: Traffic Light Signpost Labeling on Front of Pack

The green/amber (low/medium) boundaries are determined by the EuropeanRegulation (EC) No 1924/2006 on Nutrition and Health Claims, which came into effect on 1 July 2007. Traffic light signpost on front of pack helps to understand the level of fat, saturates …

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The Food Labelling (Nutrition Information) (England) Regulations 2009

There is new entry into force of The Food Labelling (Nutrition Information) (England) Regulations 2009.  These Regulations amend the Food Labelling Regulations 1996 by updating the recommended daily allowances for vitamins and minerals by introducing a definition of fibre and …

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EFSA approved Omega-3 health claim for Lowering Cholesterol

SCIENTIFIC OPINION Scientific Opinion on the substantiation of a health claim related to “low fat and low trans spreadable fat rich in unsaturated and omega-3 fatty acids” and reduction of LDL-cholesterol concentrations pursuant to Article 14 of Regulation (EC) No …

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