Consultation on Food Additives, Flavourings, Enzymes and Extraction Solvents (England) Regulations 2013

England specific
The purpose of this consultation is to seek stakeholder views on the success of the consolidation, if there have been any significant impacts, if it has provided adequate consumer protection and if the civil sanctions introduced through this instrument have been appropriate and proportionate.

About this consultation

This consultation is of interest to food businesses and local authorities in England.

Consultation subject

The Food Additives, Flavourings, Enzymes and Extraction Solvents (England) Regulations 2013, which came into force on 31st October 2013, consolidated all England SIs that related to food additives, flavourings, enzymes and extraction solvents, in force at the time into a single SI. The aims were to introduce a simplified and updated body of legislation for these substances, and to introduce the use of compliance notices for non-safety related offences for enforcement purposes. 

Consultation purpose

The purpose of this consultation is to seek stakeholder views on the success of the consolidation, if there have been any significant impacts, if it has provided adequate consumer protection and if the civil sanctions introduced through this instrument have been appropriate and proportionate.

Consultation pack

Comments and views

Please send any comments and views to:

Nasreen Shah
Food Additives, Flavourings and Food Contact Materials, Food Policy 
Floor 6/7, Clive House,
70 Petty France,
London,
SW1H 9EX
Email: Nasreen.Shah@food.gov.uk 

Publication of response summary

Within three months of a consultation ending we aim to publish a summary of responses received and provide a link to it from this page.

You can find information on how we handle data provided in response to consultations in our Consultations privacy notice.

Further information

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.