The Food Standards Manual provides a reference to Welsh food composition and food labelling legislation.
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Guidance for importers, wholesalers and winemakers on wine labelling. This includes labelling wine produced in the UK, European Union (EU) and non-EU countries (also known as 'third countries'), allergen labelling and the display of bottler's details.
Guidance on the legal requirements on quick frozen foodstuffs including temperatures and labelling for producers, transporters and retailers.
Protection of definitions and designations in respect of milk and milk products legislation: Guidance
This guidance aims to help the food industry comply with the legislation relating to the protection of definitions and designations used in the marketing of milk and milk products.
Informal advice on legislation relating to spreadable fats and other yellow fats and helps enforcement authorities to identify and take action on misleading labelling.
Informal, non-statutory guidance on quantitative ingredient declarations (QUID).
Commission Directive 2001/101/EC amends the Food Labelling Directive (2000/13/EC), and introduces a European generic definition of meat for the purposes of labelling. The definition puts meat ingredient declarations in meat products on the same basis throughout the European Union, providing consumers with consistent and more transparent information.
The Jam and Similar Products Regulations came into force in England on 31 December 2003 and separate analogous legislation was put in place in January 2004 in Northern Ireland and in March 2004 in Wales and Scotland.
This is a guide to regulatory compliance incorporating guidance on best practice relating to the labelling of added ingredients in meat products which have the appearance of a cut, joint, slice, portion or carcass of meat or of cured meat, whether cooked or uncooked. In this guidance such meat products are referred to as appearing like 'whole meats'.
Foods for particular nutritional uses, medical foods and infant formula: Guidance notes and notification forms
A food for a particular nutritional use is one which because of its special composition or process of manufacture, is clearly distinguishable from food intended for normal consumption and is sold in such a way that indicates its suitability for its claimed particular nutritional purpose.