About this consultation
This consultation will be of most interest to:
- consumers with a food allergy, food intolerance and coeliac disease
- patient groups
- industry organisations
- enforcement authorities
Subject of the consultation
This consultation provides four policy options to improve the provision of allergen information to consumers on foods which are prepacked for direct sale.
Purpose of the consultation
To provide interested parties with the opportunity to comment and feedback on the proposed changes to the domestic Food Information Regulations 2014 (FIR) (England) and parallel FIR regulations in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. These relate to allergen information for foods that are prepacked for direct sale to the consumer.
Publication of response summary
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This consultation has been prepared in accordance with HM Government Consultation Principles. If an Impact Assessment has been produced, this is included in the consultation documents. If no Impact Assessment has been provided, the reason will be given in the consultation document.