Safety Labelling Resources

Information about safety labelling from many parts of the world is provided on this page. Use the right hand column of the page to see information intended for consumers, the food industry and governments. The information is also arranged by the purpose of the food label – nutrition, food safety, environment and social information. The information can also be searched by the source, that is, international organizations, governments and non-governmental organizations.

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Guidelines for use of nutrition and health claims
Source: Codex Alimentarius
Regolamento Sanitario de los Alimentos Dto. N° 977/96 (d.of. 13.05.97)
Source: Chile
Modifica Decreto N° 977 De 1996, Del Ministerio De Salud, Reglamento Sanitario De Los Alimentos
Source: Chile

Websites

Source
Nutrition Education and Consumer Awareness
FAO
Food Safety and Quality
FAO
Codex Alimentarius
Codex Alimentarius
Food Safety and Quality: Public education, communication and information
FAO
Sanitary and phytosanitary measures
WTO
WHO Nutrition for Health and Development
WHO
Noncommunicable diseases country profiles 2011 WHO global report
WHO
FAO Nutritional Requirements
FAO
United Nations high-level meeting on noncommunicable disease prevention and control
UN
FAO Voluntary Guidelines to Support the progressive realization of the right to adequate food in the context of national food se
FAO
WHO Nutrition for Health and Development
WHO
EuroFIR eSearch facility
EuroFIR
Food allergen labelling legislation: Guidance
UK
Allergen management and labelling for pre-packed foods
UK
Providing allergen information for non pre-packed foods
UK
Composition and labelling of foodstuffs suitable for people intolerant to gluten: Guidance
UK
Labelling of certain food colours as set out in Regulation 1333/2008: Guidance
UK
Labelling of certain food colours as set out in Regulation 1333/2008: Guidance
UK

last updated:  Tuesday, September 3, 2013