The proposed Materials and Articles in Contact with Food (Amendment) Regulations (NI) 2017

Last updated:
13 April 2017
The FSA is seeking comment on the proposed Materials and Articles in Contact with Food (Amendment) Regulations (NI) 2017.

About this consultation

Who will this consultation be of most interest to?

Businesses that manufacture, import, wholesale and/or retail materials and articles intended to come into contact with food, district councils, consumers and others who may have an interest in the policy and legislation on food contact materials.

What is the subject of this consultation?

The proposed Materials and Articles in Contact with Food (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2017 will provide for the enforcement, in Northern Ireland, of Commission Regulation (EU) No. 10/2011 as amended by Commission Regulation (EU) No. 2016/1416, by amending the Materials and Articles in Contact with Food Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012.

What is the purpose of this consultation?

To seek comments from industry, district councils, consumers and other interested stakeholders on the proposed Materials and Articles in Contact with Food (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2017. 

All comments and views should be sent to

James O'Neill

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

Telephone: 
028 9041 7733
Responses are requested by: Friday, 2 June 2017

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.

In accordance with the FSA principle of openness we shall keep a copy of the completed consultation and responses, to be made available to the public on request. The summary of responses may include personal data, such as your full name. Disclosure of any other personal data would be made only upon request for the full consultation responses. If you do not want this information to be released, please complete and return the Publication of Personal Data Form. Return of this form does not mean that we will treat your response to the consultation as confidential, just your personal data.

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.