Council Directive 2001/110/EC defines a number of specific common rules for honey supplementing the legislation applicable to foodstuffs. These rules concern the composition and definition of honey, sales names, labelling, presentation and information on origin.

Link to resource: http://europa.eu/legislation_summaries/consumers/product_labelling_and_packaging/l21124a_en.htm

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