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Proposal to introduce regulations relating to The Addition of Vitamins, Minerals and Other Substances Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2007

Northern Ireland specific
Consultation seeking stakeholders’ views on an amendment to The Addition of Vitamins, Minerals and Other Substances Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2007 which will make it an offence if a food business operator uses a prohibited substance listed in Part A or is non-compliant with the conditions of use for substances listed in Part B of Annex III within Regulation (EC) No 1925/2006.

Who will this consultation be of most interest to?

  • Enforcement Officers
  • Food Manufacturers

What is the subject of this consultation?

The subject of this consultation is the proposed Addition of Vitamins, Minerals and Other Substances (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020. This proposed Statutory Rule will amend The Addition of Vitamins, Minerals and Other Substances Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2007 and make it an offence if a food business operator uses a prohibited substance listed in Part A or is non-compliant with the conditions of use for substances listed in Part B of Annex III within Regulation (EC) No 1925/2006.

What is the purpose of this consultation?

To seek comments from stakeholders on a proposed Statutory Rule that will make it an offence if a food business operator uses a prohibited substance listed in Part A or is non-compliant with the conditions of use for substances listed in Part B of Annex III within Regulation (EC) No 1925/2006. This is a limited technical consultation.

Consultation Pack

Comments and views

Please send any comments and views to:

Executive Support Unit
Food Standards Agency in Northern Ireland
10a-c Clarendon Road
Belfast
BT1 3BG

Tel:          028 9041 7700
Email:     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.