“Provision of food information to consumers – What professionals need to know and how they can comply with EC 1169/2011”
Regulation EC 1169/2011 on the provision of food information to consumers concerns the information to be provided on packaged food. It also enforces the obligation to provide information on ingredients causing allergies or intolerances and on non-prepacked foods such as products sold in bulk or restaurant dishes. At the conference, we will discuss the basic concepts and requirements of Regulation 1169/2011, which concerns both packaged product producers and professionals who produce non-packaged products.
The following requirements of the legislation will be discussed:
1. Food naming
2. Lists of ingredients
3. Quantities of certain ingredients or categories of ingredients
4. Declaration of ingredients causing allergies or intolerances
5. Nutritional declaration
6. References to other marking requirements including net quantity, date of minimum durability, storage conditions, country of origin, etc.
7. Provisions of the Compliance Regulation. What choices are available for professionals and what solutions are available on the market. What is the best way for each professional to comply with EC 1169/2011 and why?