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The Food (Miscellaneous Amendments etc.) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2018

Northern Ireland

A consultation on the draft Food (Miscellaneous amendments etc.) Regulations (NI) 2018 which incorporate amendments to the Fruit Juices and Fruit Nectars Regulations (NI) 2013 and the Food Hygiene Regulations (NI) 2006.

Last updated: 9 April 2019

About this consultation

Enforcement authorities, manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers of food products.  This consultation may also be of interest to consumer groups and others with an interest in food and feed related legislation.

Consultation subject

This consultation concerns the proposed Food (Miscellaneous Amendments etc.) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2018 that will:

  1. Draw to the attention of food business operators (FBOs) and enforcement authorities an amendment made to Directive 2001/112/EC relating to fruit juices and similar products by Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 1040/2014, and to the requirements of Regulation No 2017/2158 on acrylamide
  2. Make other miscellaneous amendments and revocations to several Statutory Rules (SRs) to ensure the accuracy and currency of the statute book in Northern Ireland in relation to food before the UK exits the EU

Consultation purpose

To provide stakeholders with an opportunity to comment on the draft Regulations.  The Regulations are based on the preferred option to make all the proposed changes described above in a single statutory rule.

Consultation pack

Comments and views

All comments and views should be sent to the Executive Support Team:
Phone: (0)28 90417700  

Or by post to:

Executive Support Team
Food Standards Agency in NI
10A-10C Clarendon Road 

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.