Statutory Instruments

The European Communities (General Food Law) (Amendment) Regulations 2012

These Regulations give further effect to Regulation (EC) No. 178/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 28 January 2002 laying down the general principles and requirements of food law, establishing the European Food Safety Authority and laying down procedures in matters of food safety, insofar as those provisions relate to food.

These Regulations also give further effect to Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No. 931/2011 of 19 September 2011 on the traceability requirements set by Regulation (EC) No. 178/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council for food of animal origin.

These Regulations amend the European Communities (General Food Law) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 747 of 2007) in the manner specified in these Regulations.

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