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    Navigating Food Labelling Regulations: Compliance Tips from Label Manufacturers


    Ensuring compliance with food labelling regulations is essential for businesses in the food industry to uphold safety standards, protect consumers, and avoid legal repercussions. At Positive ID Labelling, with our extensive history, cutting-edge machinery, and in-house graphics department, we offer compliance tips to help businesses navigate food labelling regulations effectively. Let’s explore some key questions related to compliance:

    1. What are the primary regulations governing food labelling in the UK? Understanding the key regulations, such as the Food Labelling Regulations 1996, the Food Information Regulations 2014, and the General Food Law Regulation (EC) No 178/2002, is crucial for ensuring compliance with food labelling requirements in the UK.

    2. How do label manufacturers stay updated on changes to food labelling regulations? Label manufacturers like Positive ID Labelling stay informed about changes to food labelling regulations through continuous monitoring of regulatory updates, participation in industry associations, and ongoing training for staff members.

    3. What are some common labelling mistakes that businesses should avoid to maintain compliance? Common labelling mistakes include inaccurate or incomplete ingredient lists, misleading claims, incorrect allergen information, and inadequate font size or legibility. Avoiding these mistakes is essential for maintaining compliance with food labelling regulations.

    4. How can label manufacturers assist businesses in ensuring compliance with food labelling regulations? Label manufacturers can provide invaluable assistance to businesses in ensuring compliance with food labelling regulations by offering expert advice, reviewing label designs for compliance, and producing labels that meet all regulatory requirements.

    5. What steps should businesses take to verify the accuracy and completeness of their food labels? Businesses should conduct thorough checks of their food labels to verify the accuracy and completeness of information, including ingredient lists, allergen declarations, nutritional information, and mandatory labelling statements. Regular audits and reviews can help identify any discrepancies and ensure compliance with regulations.

    In conclusion, navigating food labelling regulations requires diligence, attention to detail, and expert guidance. With Positive ID Labelling as your partner, you can trust us to provide compliance tips and solutions to help you meet regulatory requirements and uphold the highest standards of food safety and transparency. Contact us today to learn more about how we can assist you in navigating food labelling regulations effectively.







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