Yes, over-stickering is perfectly acceptable in the UK, as long as the label remains compliant with food information law. Following over-stickering, food labels must remain
Future requirements do not change at all in this respect from the current situation. Mandatory food information should be provided in “a language easily understood
It depends on where you are selling the product. A 21-month transitional provision to 30 September 2022 will apply for labelling changes for goods sold
If we sell to a UK customer who then sells the product on to a company within the EU who is responsible for the labelling of the goods?
In this instance, it is the company that is exporting the goods that has responsibility for adding a label of the name and address of
The guidance states that each unit will need to be labelled. Can you confirm what a unit is classed as? Is it every bag/carton of product or every pallet?
The label will need to go on the product that the final customer buys. To ensure that your product continues to be sold via
The main labelling considerations depending on your type of business are outlined in the answer to question 1. Defra’s guidance on food labelling changes is here.
Will Government take a pragmatic approach to enforcement where labels are found to be incorrect in the UK?
In many cases transitional periods for changes to food labelling are being written into legislation. Where this is not the case, and there are legitimate
If the goods have reached the EU before the end of the transition period and meet the relevant definition, they are considered to have been