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Proposal to allow flour millers to place unfortified flour on the Northern Ireland market, subject to it being destined for countries outside the UK, or used in products destined to be sold outside of the UK

Northern Ireland specific
Consultation seeking comments from stakeholders on if there is merit and demand for millers to sell unfortified flour onto the Northern Ireland market subject to it being destined for countries outside the UK, or used in products destined to be sold outside the UK.

Who will this consultation be of most interest to?

Food business operators in Northern Ireland importing, selling and manufacturing flour and products containing flour.

Consultation subject

Currently millers in Northern Ireland cannot sell unfortified flour onto the Northern Ireland market. We are proposing to allow flour millers to place unfortified flour on the Northern Ireland market, subject to it being destined for countries outside the UK, or used in products destined to be sold outside of the UK, subject to responses to this consultation.

Purpose of the consultation

To seek comments from industry, enforcement authorities, consumers and other interested stakeholders on if there is merit and demand for millers to sell unfortified flour onto the Northern Ireland market subject to it being destined for countries outside the UK, or used in products destined to be sold outside the UK.

We would also welcome additional information about relevant trade and the likely impacts of the proposed changes for this sector. 

Consultation pack

How to respond

Responses to this consultation should be sent to Executive.Support@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.