Food Law News - EU - 2000

19 January 2000: GM FOODS - GM Food Labelling

JFSSG Letter, 19 January 2000

GM Food Labelling

The final texts of the new EC Regulations concerning the labelling of genetically modified foods were adopted on 10 January and published in the Official Journal of the European Communities (OJ) on 11 January, and following their publication, they have become:

The EC Regulations will come into force on 10 April 2000 (ninety days after their publication in the OJ). The JFSSG are currently consulting on a draft Statutory Instrument to make provision for the enforcement in England of these regulations.

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