The updated draft Order approves the procedure for establishing a mechanism and special requirements for labeling of foodstuffs for which the indication of country of origin or place of origin is mandatory and adds two new groups of goods, namely honey and olive oil.
Already existing product group "meat" is supplemented with new sections "traceability" and "composition and size of animal group".
The Order shall enter into force from the date of its publication and shall be enacted after three years from the date of its entry into force
Food products for which, in accordance with this Order, it is mandatory to indicate the country of origin or place of origin, complying with the requirements of the legislation to provide consumers with information on food products, which were in force before the enactment of this Order, but do not meet the requirements of this Order, may be in circulation until the minimum shelf life or "use before" date.
This addendum concerns a:
[X] Modification of content and/or scope of previously notified draft regulation
[X] Change in proposed date of adoption, publication or date of entry into force