About this consultation
Who will this consultation be of most interest to?
Food manufactures and food business operators involved in the placing on the market of novel foods including importers, distributors, wholesalers and retailers, plus enforcement authorities.
What is the subject of this consultation?
A proposed regulation – Novel Foods and Novel Food Ingredients (England) Regulations 2017, to enable the enforcement of the Regulation (EU) 2015/2283 of the European Parliament and of the Council on novel foods.
What is the purpose of this consultation?
To seek stakeholders' comments and views on the proposed regulations, which will introduce specific enforcement measures in England relating to the European Union rules on novel foods, and the associated Impact Assessment.
All comments and views should be sent to
Food Standards Agency
Directorate Support Unit
1st Floor, Aviation House
Consultation pack annex documents
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.