Government invites comment from nutrition industry on no-deal Brexit prep

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The Department of Health & Social Care is inviting views on changes to nutrition regulations in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Anna Tobin reports

The Department of Health & Social Care is seeking feedback on proposals for regulations necessary to ensure certain aspects of the law relating to nutrition continue to operate effectively in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

The consultation covers legislation relating to nutrition and health claims, the addition of vitamins, minerals, and certain other substances to food; food for particular nutritional uses; food supplements; and the regulation of Kava-Kava, with particular regard to the functions of the European Commission and European Food Safety Authority.

The consultation is open until 14th December 2018 and all views are welcomed. The full consultation document can be accessed here.

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