The European Commission has published its public consultation on the revision of Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011 on the Provision of Food Information to Consumers.
The proposals out for consultation include:
- Front of pack labelling
- Extending mandatory origin labelling
- Date marking (‘use by’ and ‘best before’)
This consultation also considers measures to tackle the harmful effects of alcohol such as making it mandatory to list ingredients and include a nutrition declaration.
The online public consultation, which requires an EU log in, closes on 7 March 2022 and can be completed at https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/have-your-say/initiatives/12749-Food-labelling-revision-of-rules-on-information-provided-to-consumers/public-consultation_en