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Northern Ireland food law consultation

27 November 2018


Have your say on changes to domestic food legislation

The Food Standards Agency in Northern Ireland is seeking stakeholders' views on proposed amendments to NI domestic legislation to ensure it will continue to operate once the UK has left the EU. The legislation relates to:

  • food and feed safety and hygiene (including the safety aspects of food standards i.e. food additives)
  • food compositional standards
  • labelling (including nutrition labelling)

A summary of responses to the consultation should be published within 3 months

Who should respond?
This consultation will be of particular interest to: 

  • food and animal feed businesses including, manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers
  • enforcement authorities
  • health professionals
  • consumer groups
  • others with an interest in food and feed legislation

How to respond 
Download the consultation pack: 

Send any comments and views to Email: executive.support@food.gov.uk or Tel: 028 9041 7700, or by post to:

c/o Executive Support Team
Food Standards Agency in NI
10a-10c Clarendon Road 
Belfast 
BT1 3BG

The deadline for reponses is 20 December 2018