Legislation on fortified foods

Relevant legislation providing for fortified foods:

  • Regulation (EC) No. 1925/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the addition of vitamins and minerals and of certain other substances to foods (hereafter the Fortified Food Regulation)

Annex I - Vitamins and minerals which may be added to foods

Annex II - Vitamin formulations and mineral substances which may be added to foods

Annex III - Substances whose use in foods is prohibited, restricted or under community scrutiny

  • The Regulation on Fortified Foods has been amended by the following regulations:
    • Regulation (EU) No. 1169/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council 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
    • Regulation (EC) No 108/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No 1925/2006 on the addition of vitamins and minerals and of certain other substances to foods
  • The Decree (726/2007) of the Ministry of Trade and Industry on the national measures required by the entry into force of Regulation (EC) No. 1925/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the addition of vitamins and minerals and of certain other substances to foods
  • The annexes to the Regulation on Fortified Foods have been complemented by the following regulations:
    • Commission regulation (EU) 2019/650 of 24 April 2019 amending Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 1925/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards Yohimbe (Pausinystalia yohimbe (K. Schum) Pierre ex Beille) - Entering into force 15 May 2019.

    • Commission regulation (EU) 2019/649 of 24 April 2019 amending Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 1925/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards trans fat, other than trans fat naturally occurring in fat of animal origin - Entering into force 15 May 2019, transition period until 1.4.2021.

    • Commission Regulation (EU) No. 1161/2011 amending Directive 2002/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, Regulation (EC) No. 1925/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council and Commission Regulation (EC) No. 953/2009 as regards the lists of mineral substances that can be added to foodsCommission Regulation (EC) No. 1170/2009 amending Directive 2002/46/EC of the European Parliament and of Council and Regulation (EC) No 1925/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the lists of vitamin and minerals and their forms that can be added to foods, including food supplements
    • Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/1203 amending Directive 2002/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and Regulation (EC) No 1925/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards organic silicon (monomethylsilanetriol) and calcium phosphoryl oligosaccharides (POs-Ca®) added to foods and used in the manufacture of food supplements
    • Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/403 amending Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 1925/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards Ephedra species and Yohimbe (Pausinystalia yohimbe (K. Schum) Pierre ex Beille)
    • Commission Regulation (EU) No 119/2014 amending Directive 2002/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and Regulation (EC) No 1925/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards chromium enriched yeast used for the manufacture of food supplements and chromium(III) lactate tri-hydrate added to foods
  • The Decree (726/2007) of the Ministry of Trade and Industry on the national measures required by the entry into force of Regulation (EC) No. 1925/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the addition of vitamins and minerals and of certain other substances to foods.
  • Commission implementing regulation (EU) No 307/2012 establishing implementing rules for the application of Article 8 of Regulation (EC) No 1925/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the addition of vitamins and minerals and of certain other substances to foods
  • Decree (754/2016) of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry on adding vitamin D to fat free milk
  • Regulation (EU) No. 1169/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the provision of food information to consumers (hereafter the Consumer Information Regulation)
  • 1924/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council on nutrition and health claims made on foods (hereafter the Health Claim Regulation)
  • Food Act (23/2006)
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