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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European Food Information to Consumers Regulation No 1169/2011 (FIC)

Key new requirements For pre-packed foods, allergen information must be emphasised in the ingredients list. For non-prepacked foods (including catering), allergen information must be made available to consumers. Nutrition labelling will be required for most pre-packed foods and this must …

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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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Overview – Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009

SUMMARY Cosmetic products are substances * or mixtures of substances intended to be placed in contact with the external parts of the human body (epidermis, hair system, nails, etc.) or with the teeth and the mucous membranes of the oral cavity with …

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The New Cosmetic Products Regulation- EU Regulation 1223/2009

All cosmetic products supplied in the UK/EU, whether for consumer or professional use, must comply with the Cosmetic Products (Safety) Regulations 2008 (as amended). From 13 July 2013 a new directly applicable European Regulation (EC/1223/2009) enters into force, replacing the …

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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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Consumers’ perceptions and awareness towards ice cream as functional food

Consumers’ perceptions and awareness towards ice cream as functional food with respect to Ahmedabad City, India Consumer awareness and perceptions towards ice cream as a functional food with functional food properties was studied by Dr. Tadhani et al. A quantitative …

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The Food Safety Plan – HACCP : Clause 2.2 Prerequisite Program

In BRC issue 6, the major change in ‘Food Safety Plan –HACCP’ is addition of prerequisite program. The prerequisite program must be well documented with control measure and monitoring procedure.    Also should be covered during annual review of HACCP plan. …

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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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