Statutory Instruments

European Union (Provision of Food Information to Consumer) (No. 2) Regulations 2016 – S.I. no. 559 of 2016

These Regulations are intended to define “small quantities” and “local” as referred to in Point 19 of Annex V of Regulation (EC) No. 1169/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2011 on the provision of food information to consumers. Food directly supplied by the manufacturer to the final consumer or to retail establishments directly supplying the final consumer, where the retail establishment is within 100km of the manufacturing establishment and which fall within the meaning of ‘small quantities’ are exempted from the requirement of the mandatory nutrition declaration.

These Regulations come into operation on 13 December 2016.

These Regulations amend the European Union (Provision of Food Information to Consumers) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 556 of 2014) in the manner specified in these Regulations. These Regulations may be cited as the European Union (Provision of Food Information to Consumers) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2016.

S.I. no. 559 of 2016