Following Britain’s exit from the EU, concerns have been raised as to whether the European Food Information for Consumers regulation (FIC), that became enforceable from December 2014, will still apply. We contacted the Food Standards Agency and received the following response from a spokesperson:
“The FSA’s priority is to ensure that food is safe; and consumers can make informed and safe food choices. Although the British public have voted to leave the EU, all existing legal requirements remain in force. The UK remains a member of the EU until it has negotiated its exit and will continue to comply with EU food and feed legislation during this time. All UK businesses will need to continue to comply with all EU legislation, including the allergen regulations.”
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