The Council changed the labeling of products

Рада изменила маркировку продуктов

The document obliges producers to make the labels readable

The bill introduces a ban on the use of information which may introduce consumer confusion.

The Verkhovna Rada adopted in the second reading and in whole draft law No. 8450 of information for food consumers. For a decision at the meeting on Thursday, December 6, voted 231 MP.

The bill introduces a ban on the use of information which may introduce consumer confusion, particularly in the properties and characteristics of foods and the consequences of their consumption.

In addition, the document obliges producers to make the labels readable. In particular, the mandatory information on foodstuffs must not be hidden or distorted by other textual or graphic information.

The bill makes it compulsory to provide to consumers information about the content in food food additives and auxiliary substances, which, as the findings of scientific studies, cause allergic reactions or intolerance.

The draft law also establishes the requirement to provide consumer information about their food product is subjected to thawing.

The draft law is designed to bring Ukrainian legislation into conformity with the provisions of the EU regulation on providing consumers with information about food products.

Earlier it was reported that households of Ukraine in the second quarter of 2018 godarila on food and eating out of 52.9% of their costs.

 

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