LABELLING LAW

BY KEITH NUTHALL
EU consumer affairs Commissioner David Byrne has revealed details of a planned new European directive on food labelling to a round table on food quality, safety and production, that could lead to a dramatic expansion of the ingredient information that must be printed. Assuming it is agreed by the European Parliament and the Council of Ministers, he said that the directive would make compulsory the listing of all ingredients of foodstuffs and potential allergens. The proposal would abolish the existing 25 per cent labelling rule, which means ...


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