Labelling, presentation and advertising of foodstuffs

Pre-packaged foodstuffs must comply with the rules on labelling, presentation and advertising of foodstuffs. These rules are harmonised at European Union (EU) level under Directive 2000/13/EC.

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Link retrieved/verified on: 14/03/2016

Organisation: EU Visit this organisation's home page

Organisation type: Government organisation

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Main area addressed by this resource: Compliance, Consumers, Data, Legislation, Regulations & standards, Safety, Technical background

Information type: Detailed information, Guidance, Regulation, Standard

Geographical scope: EU

Level of detail: Detailed

Materials: All, Glass

Packaging types: Labels

Product/sector focus: Food & drink

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Compliance: Essential requirements regulations, EU requirements, Labelling, Policies, Regulations, Standards

Audience: Designers, Manufacturers, Packers, Those who spec packaging


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