Food Law News - UK - 1996

3 December 1996: "PARNUTS" FOODS - Draft Energy Restricted Foods Regulations

MAFF Letter, 3 December 1996

Draft "Foods Intended for Use in Energy Restricted Diets for Weight Reduction Regulations 1997"

Following the adoption by the European Community of Commission Directive 96/8 on energy restricted diets for weight reduction, the Ministry has now issued draft regulations to implement the Directive. Implementation has to be by 30 September 1997 with a transition until 31 March 1999.

The Draft Regulations contain:

There are 2 Schedules relating to composition:

The Ministry has asked for comments by 28 February 1997

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