Dr David Jukes, The University of Reading, UK

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Food Law News - UK - 2020

DHSC Announcement, 9 October 2020

NUTRITION /LABELLING – Publication of the ‘Nutrition Labelling Composition and Standards Provisional Common Framework’ command paper

Nutrition related labelling, composition and standards provisional common framework

A copy of this publication is available on this site (click on image)

Provided uder the Open Government Licence. The original consultation was accessed from: .

Command paper responding to direct EU nutrition related legislation that will form part of domestic law under the Withdrawal Agreement.


The Nutrition Labelling, Composition and Standards Common Framework concerns retained EU legislation on the following areas:

It has been developed in collaboration with the devolved administrations and in line with a set of principles agreed between the UK government and Scottish and Welsh governments at the Joint Ministerial Committee (European Negotiations) (JMC(EN)) in October 2017.

The framework was provisionally agreed at the JMC(EN) on 3 September 2020 and is now laid in Parliament to enable parliamentary scrutiny to begin.



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