Quantitative ingredient declarations – QUIDs – general requirement where emphasis placed on an ingredient. Exceptions and manner of description. Durability indications – ‘best before’ and ‘use by’ – when not required. Offences and penalties. The origin or provenance of food as it applies in general.
Sales, Advertising and Labelling
The food information to consumers (FIC) Regulation (EU) 1169/2011 which took effect om 13 December 2014. General labelling requirements – definition and format of label - food names – indication of condition or treatment - field of vision. List of ingredients – heading and order – names – flavourings and additives – compound ingredients – ingredients not required to be named – food not requiring a list of ingredients. Net quantity - storage and instructions for use - non-prepacked food - distance selling.