Food Law News - EU - 2000

13 March 2000: LABELLING - Food labelling - Consolidation Directive Agreed

Council Press Release (20006597/00 - Presse 63), 13 March 2000

Food labelling - Consolidation Directive Agreed

The following is taken from the report of the 2246th Council meeting (ECOFIN):

The Council adopted a Directive on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the labelling, presentation and advertising of foodstuffs. The text consolidates Directive 79/112/EEC (to be repealed) and its seven modifications, adopted from 1980 to 1997, and does not introduce changes of substance in the existing provisions.

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