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 Please note: Having a nutrition declaration on prepacked foods became mandatory on 13 December 2016. There are some exemptions from this requirement. See section on nutrition labelling for more information.

 EU Legislation

Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2011 on the provision of food information to consumers, amending Regulations (EC) No 1924/2006 and (EC) No 1925/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council, and repealing Commission Directive 87/250/EEC, Council Directive 90/496/EEC, Commission Directive 1999/10/EC, Directive 2000/13/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, Commission Directives 2002/67/EC and 2008/5/EC and Commission Regulation (EC) No 608/2004

Corrected by:
  Corrigendum to Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011 (OJ L247, p17, 13/09/2012)  of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2011 on the provision of food information to consumers, amending Regulations (EC) No 1924/2006 and (EC) No 1925/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council, and repealing Commission Directive 87/250/EEC, Council Directive 90/496/EEC, Commission Directive 1999/10/EC, Directive 2000/13/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, Commission Directives 2002/67/EC and 2008/5/EC and Commission Regulation (EC) No 608/2004 ( OJ L 304, 22.11.2011)

Corrigendum to Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011 (OJ L266, p7, 30.9.2016) of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2011 on the provision of food information to consumers, amending Regulations (EC) No 1924/2006 and (EC) No 1925/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council, and repealing Commission Directive 87/250/EEC, Council Directive 90/496/EEC, Commission Directive 1999/10/EC, Directive 2000/13/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, Commission Directives 2002/67/EC and 2008/5/EC and Commission Regulation (EC) No 608/2004 (OJ L 304, 22.11.2011)

Amended by:

  • Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 1155/2013(OJ L306, p7, 16/11/2013) of 21 August 2013 amending Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the provision of food information to consumers as regards information on the absence or reduced presence of gluten in food
  • Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 78/2014(OJ L27, p7, 30/01/2014) of 22 November 2013 amending Annexes II and III to Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the provision of food information to consumers, as regards certain cereals causing allergies or intolerances and foods with added phytosterols, phytosterol esters, phytostanols or phytostanol esters
  • Regulation (EU) 2015/2283 (OJ L327, p1, 11/12/2015) of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 November 2015 on novel foods, amending Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council and repealing Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council and Commission Regulation (EC) No 1852/2001

 

Implementing Rules

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 1337/2013 (OJ L335, p19, 14/12/2013) of 13 December 2013 laying down rules for the application of Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the indication of the country of origin or place of provenance for fresh, chilled and frozen meat of swine, sheep, goats and poultry

  Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/775 (OJ L 131, 29.5.2018, p. 8–11) of 28 May 2018 laying down rules for the application of Article 26(3) of Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the provision of food information to consumers, as regards the rules for indicating the country of origin or place of provenance of the primary ingredient of a food (Note applies from 1st April 2020)

Irish Legislation

European Union (Provision of Food Information to Consumers) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 556 of 2014)

Amended by:

  • European Union (Provision of Food Information to Consumers) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 389 of 2016)
  • European Union (Provision of Food Information to Consumers) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 559 of 2016)

 
Health (Provision of Food Allergen Information to Consumers in respect of Non-Prepacked Food) Regulations 2014 (S.I. 489 of 2014)

European Union (Origin Labelling of Meat) Regulations 2015 (S.I. 113 of 2015)

 

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Last reviewed: 4/10/2018

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