Nutrition Labelling, Composition and Standards framework

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Nutrition Labelling, Composition and Standards framework

The Framework covers:

> nutrition and health claims made on foods;
> the addition of vitamins, minerals, and certain other substances to foods;
> the composition and labelling of food supplements;
>the composition and labelling of food intended for infants and young children, food for special medical purposes, and total diet replacement for weight control (“Foods for Specific Groups”) and
>the mandatory nutrition declaration (food labelling), including additional forms of expression and presentation.

The framework was discussed in session 5 by the Health and Sport Committee.

Date Action
20 January 2021 The Convener received a copy of a letter issued to the Minister for Mental Health, Wellbeing and the Welsh Language from David Rees MS, Chair of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee, Senedd Cymru.
15 January 2021 The Convener received a response from Colm Gildernew MLA, Chair, Committee for Health, Northern Ireland Assembly.
14 January 2021 The Convener received a response from the Minister for Public Health and Sport.
22 December 2020

Following the evidence session with the Minister on 8 December, the Convener issued a follow-up letter.

A copy of the letter was also sent to the other four UK Legislatures for information.

8 December 2020 The Committee held an evidence session with the Minister for Public Health, Sport and Wellbeing.
1 December 2020 The Committee held an evidence session with a range of stakeholders.

 

30 November 2020
17 November 2020
4 November 2020
22 October 2020