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Our EDA Guidelines on Origin labelling are updated

These dairy industry guidelines are part of the EDA commitment to ensure an accurate and credible labelling information to the EU consumers, and highlight specific origin links of a product, where the food business operator wishes to do so.

These dairy industry guidelines on the implementation of Article 26.3 of the EU Food Information to Consumers Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011 and Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/775  are part of the EDA commitment to ensure an accurate and credible labelling information to the EU consumers, and highlight specific origin links of a product, where the food business operator wishes to do so.

 

In such cases, labelling of dairy products has to indicate the origin of their dairy ingredients, when different from the final food, in alignment with the relevant legislation, and for an increased credibility ensure that all dairy ingredients are included in the information. Where certain dairy ingredients are added for technological reasons in a small proportion, a solution is given in addition.

 

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