Statutory Instruments

The European Communities (Nutrition Labelling for Foodstuffs) Regulations 2009

These Regulations concern nutrition labelling of foodstuffs for the ultimate consumer and for mass caterers. They revoke the Health (Nutrition Labelling for Foodstuffs) Regulations 2005 (S.I. No. 65 of 2005)

These Regulations give further effect to Council Directive 90/496/EEC on nutrition labelling for foodstuffs as amended by Commission Directive 2003/120/EC. They also specifically give effect to Commission Directive 2008/100/EC amending Council Directive 90/496/EEC on nutrition labelling for foodstuffs as regardsĀ  recommended daily allowances, energy conversion factors and definitions, particularly as regards fibre. An updated list of vitamins and minerals which may be declared in nutritional labelling is provided in Schedule 1

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