Legislation concerning foods for specific groups

  • Regulation (EU) No 609/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council on food intended for infants and young children, food for special medical purposes and total diet replacement for weight control
  • Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/127 supplementing Regulation (EU) No 609/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the specific compositional and information requirements for infant formula and follow-on formula and as regards requirements on information relating to infant and young child feeding
  • Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/128 supplementing Regulation (EU) No 609/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the specific compositional and information requirements for food for special medical purposes
  • Decision 904/1997 of the Ministry of Trade and Industry on weight loss products
  • Decision 789/1997 of the Ministry of Trade and Industry on baby foods
  • Decree 1215/2007 of the Ministry of Trade and Industry on pesticide residues on baby foods
  • Commission Regulation (EC) No 953/2009 on substances that may be added for specific nutritional purposes in foods for particular nutritional uses
  • Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the provision of food information to consumers
  • Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council on nutrition and health claims made on foods

Established regulations

Regulation (EU) No 609/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council on food intended for infants and young children, food for special medical purposes and total diet replacement for weight control became applicable in July 2016. More detailed provisions on labelling, compositional requirements and marketing of food intended for infants and young children, food for special medical purposes and total diet replacement for weight control are laid down in Delegated Regulations stipulated by virtue of the Regulation (EU) No 609/2013. 

The Commission has issued the following Delegated Regulations:

 

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