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Food labeling

Consumers need to know what they are eating. Clear legal regulations, such as basic labeling and allergen labeling, help them with this. But also options for voluntary labeling with special labels offer orientation when shopping....

Consumers need to know what they are eating. Clear legal regulations, such as basic labeling and allergen labeling, help them with this. But also options for voluntary labeling with special labels offer orientation when shopping. Mandatory information on packaged foods is intended to make purchasing decisions easier and to protect consumers. The buyer should recognize what the food is made of and what properties it has. They are largely uniformly regulated in the European internal market.

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Federal Agency for Agriculture and Food
Hamburg branch
Haubachstraße 86 22765 Hamburg

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