Food Standards

National Legislation

This is an enabling Act which allows several Ministers to make regulations governing food standards for foods.

The provisions of the Food Standard Act, 1974 have not been invoked by the Minister of Health and Children however, Food Standards Regulations have been made by the Minister for Agriculture and Food as follows:

Compositional standards for certain foods are set down at European level, for further information on these please refer to the section on 'Food Products: Animal Origin' or 'Food Products: Non-animal origin' 

Last reviewed: 18/7/2012

Food Supplements


Food Labelling