Food Labeling Food

Food labeling food labeling is the primary means of communication between food producers and final consumers. The label can be any document, either written, printed or graphic that contains the food label, with the label information that accompanies this article or exposed for sale close. Even be considered food label information used in the sale or marketing of a food. The food labeling rules are subject to food law in each country, but nevertheless there are international organizations such as FAO (UN specific organization) that harmonize a set of “best practices” that serves as a common reference to the countries. The rules do not apply equally to all products, because some of them (such as wine, or GM foods) have specific regulations.European Union: Article 1.3 (a) of Directive 2000/13/EC of the European Parliament and Council of March 20, 2000 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the labeling, presentation and advertising of foodstuffs (OJ No L 109 of May 6, 2000, pp. 29), food labeling is defined as follows: “any words, particulars, trade marks, drawings or signs related to a product foodstuff and placed on any packaging, document, notice, label, ring or collar accompanying or referring to such foodstuff.

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