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Retail, Food and Hospitality Regulatory Update 3 June

04 June 2018
Food & Retail Regulatory round-up w/e 3 June: Mandatory origin declaration for primary ingredients of food; ‘Say no to upsizing’ campaign launched:

In this week's edition:

Important Updates

Mandatory origin declaration for primary ingredients of food: EU Regulation 2018:775 provides detailed rules, in respect of Article 26(3) of the EU Food Information for Consumers Regulation 1169:2011, on when a statement relating to the origin of primary ingredients is required and how it must be given. A transitional period applies until April 2020. View >


‘Say no to upsizing’ campaign launched: The Scottish Government has launched a new healthy eating campaign aimed at encouraging consumers to resist optional increase to portion sizes of meals eaten outside the home. View >


Advertising code breaches referred to National Trading Standards: The Advertising Standards Authority has referred Viagogo to National Trading Standards with a request for enforcement action over what it believes to be misleading pricing practices. 

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Brexit Developments


100 Food sector business organisations write to Prime Minister: A hundred trade bodies and individual businesses have lent their support to a Brexit manifesto for the food sector led by the NFU. View >


EU Chief Brexit negotiator delivers speech on status of negotiations: Michel Barnier has delivered a speech to the International Federation for European Law which amongst other things rejects the possibility of continued UK membership of EU General Data protection Board. View >


Scottish Government challenge UK Government policies on Brexit, Immigration and Austerity: The Scottish Finance Minister has set out the Scottish Government’s position in respect of UK Government policies. View >


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