Policy - Commission Regulation (EU) 2019/649 of 24 April 2019 amending Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 1925/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards trans fat, other than trans fat naturally occurring in fat of animal origin

Date:
April 2021
Published by:
Official Journal of the European Union L 110/17
Published year:
April 2019
Is the policy document adopted?:
Yes
Adopted year:
April 2019
Adopted by:
The European Commission
Type of policy:
Legislation relevant to nutrition

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Legislation Details
Article 1
 
The content of trans fat, other than trans fat naturally occurring in fat of animal origin, in food intended for the final consumer and food intended for supply to retail, shall not exceed 2 grams per 100 grams of fat.
 
Article 2
 
Food business operators supplying other food business operators with food not intended for the final consumer or not intended for supply to retail, shall ensure that supplied food business operators are provided with information on the amount of trans fat, other than trans fat naturally occurring in fat of animal origin, where that amount exceeds 2 grams per 100 grams of fat.
 
Article 3
 
Part B of Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 1925/2006 is amended in accordance with the Annex to this Regulation.
 
Article 4
 
This Regulation shall enter into force on the twentieth day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.
 
Food which does not comply with this Regulation may continue to be placed on the market until 1 April 2021.
 
This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.
 
 
ANNEX
 
In Part B of Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 1925/2006 the following table is inserted:
 
‘PART B
 
Restricted substances
 
Restricted substance: Trans fat other than trans fat naturally occurring in fat of animal origin
 
Conditions of use: Maximum 2 grams per 100 grams of fat in food intended for the final consumer and food intended for supply to retail
 
Additional requirements: Food business operators supplying other food business operators with food not intended for the final consumer or not intended for supply to retail, shall ensure that supplied food business operators are provided with information on the amount of trans fat, other than trans fat naturally occurring in fat of animal origin, where that amount exceeds 2 grams per 100 grams of fat.’
 

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