Regulation On The Labelling Of Foodstuffs

Original Language Title: Verordnung über die Kennzeichnung von Lebensmitteln

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Food labelling regulation (Food Labelling Regulation-LMKV)

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LMKV

Date of delivery: 22.12.1981

Full quote:

" Food labelling regulation in the version of the Notice of 15. December 1999 (BGBl. 2464), as last amended by Article 2 of the Regulation of 25 June 2000. February 2014 (BGBl. I p. 218) "

:Recaught by Bek. v. 15.12.1999 I 2464;
Last modified by Art. 2 V v. 25.2.2014 I 218

For details, see Notes

Footnote

(+ + + Text evidence: 3.8.1984 + + +)

(+ + + For application in the Accession area cf. for the period from 3.10.1990 to
31.12.1990 V v. 28.9.1990 I 2117 (EGRÜblV) and for the period from 1.1.1991
V v. 18.12.1990 I 2915 (EGÜblV) + + +)
(+ + + Official note of the norm provider on EC law:
Reaction of the
EWGRL 487/81 (CELEX Nr: 381L0487) + + +)

This V was based on the d. § 19 No. 1 and 2 (b) and (b) d G v. 15.8.1974 I 1945, 1946 by the Federal Minister for Youth, Family and Others Health. The transitional provisions shall apply. Art. 27 (4) to 6 V 2125-40-24.

First Section
General Rules

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§ 1 Scope of application

(1) This Regulation shall apply to the labelling of food products in pre-packed packaging within the meaning of Section 42 (1) of the Measurement and Verification Act, which are intended to be used by consumers (§ 3 No. 4 of the Food and feed legislation). The consumer shall be equal to restaurants, catering facilities and tradesmen to the extent that they refer to food for consumption within their premises.(2) This Regulation shall not apply to the labelling of food in pre-packed packaging produced at the place of sale to the consumer as soon as it is delivered and made there, but not for the purpose of self-service.(3) The provisions of this Regulation shall also not apply to the identification of
1.
to 6. (dropped)
7.
(dropped)
8.
(dropped)
9.
Food, as far as its labelling is regulated in Council regulations or the Commission of the European Union.
For dairy products, which are included in the Butterfly Regulation, In the case of milk products or milk products, and for drinking milk within the meaning of the drinking milk labelling regulation, this Regulation shall apply only to the extent that the provisions of the said Regulations declare them applicable. Non-official table of contents

§ 2 untouchdown clause

Legislation that applies to certain foods in pre-packed packaging of this Regulation, or require additional labelling, shall remain unaffected. Non-official table of contents

§ 3 Labelling elements

(1) Food in pre-packed packaging may only be placed on the market in commercial terms, if specified:
1.
the traffic name in accordance with § 4 (1) to (4),
1a.
Information as specified in § 4 (5),
2.
the name or the company and the address of the manufacturer, the Packaging, or a seller established in a Member State of the European Union or in another State Party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area,
3.
the list of ingredients according to § § 5 and 6,
4.
the minimum durability date in accordance with § 7 or, in the case of foodstuffs which are very slightly perishable in microbiological terms, the consumption date in accordance with § 7a (1) to (3),
5.
the existing Alcoholic strength by volume of beverages with an alcohol content exceeding 1.2% by volume, in accordance with § 7b,
6.
the quantity of certain ingredients or genera of ingredients according to In accordance with § 8,
7.
in accordance with § 9a, the specification of the substances mentioned there,
8.
after Subject to Commission Regulation (EC) No 608/2004 of 31 December 2004 March 2004 on the labelling of foodstuffs and food ingredients containing phytosterol, phytosterol esters, phytostanol and/or phytostanol esters (OJ 2004 L 327, p. EU No 44), as amended by Regulation (EU) No 718/2013 of the Commission of 25 June 2013. 1 July 2013 (OJ C 327, 49), as amended by
a)
of the second sentence of Article 2, No.1, 3, 4, 5, 7 and 8 of Regulation (EC) No 608/2004, as amended by Regulation (EU) No 718/2013 (OJ L 327, 30.11.2004, p. 49)
b)
of the second sentence of Article 2 (2) and (6) of Regulation (EC) No 608/2004, as amended by Regulation (EU) No 718/2013 (OJ L 201, 31.7.2013, p. 49
(2) The information referred to in paragraphs 1, 2, 3, 7 and 8 may be omitted
1.
for individually delivered figurative sugar products,
2.
for pre-packaged items, their largest single area is less than 10 qcm,
3.
for glass bottles intended for re-use, which carry an indelible inscription and accordingly neither a label nor a A neck loop or a breastplate,
4.
for pre-packed pre-packed meals or parts of meals in fully-marked pre-packed packages for charitable purposes.
By way of derogation from the first sentence, the ingredients of Appendix 3 shall always be indicated in the cases of the first and fourth sentences of sentence 1, unless the transport name of the foodstuff makes it possible to indicate the presence of the product. of the respective ingredient.(3) The particulars referred to in paragraph 1 shall be affixed to the pre-filled package or to a label attached to it in a clearly visible, clearly legible and indelible way in the German language, in a readily comprehensible language. The information referred to in paragraph 1 may also be given in another language which is easy to understand if it does not adversely affect the information provided to the consumer. They may not be concealed or separated by other information or symbols; the particulars referred to in paragraphs 1, 4 and 5 and the quantity marking in accordance with § 43 (1) of the Measurement and Verification Act shall be affixed in the same field of vision.(4) By way of derogation from paragraph 3,
1.
may be the information referred to in paragraph 1 at
a)
tabular ready-made, portioned dishes that are used to deliver to the Community catering for consumption on the spot,
b)
pre-packed packages under the name or firm of one in a Member State of the European Union are to be placed on the market in another Contracting State of the Agreement on the European Economic Area, at the time of delivery to the Seller,
c)
Food in pre-packaged foods intended for sale to consumers within the meaning of Article 1 (1), second sentence, to be prepared, processed, split or delivered there
2.
the information referred to in paragraph 1 in the case of meat in ripening and transport packages intended for supply to consumers within the meaning of section 1 (1) sentence 2 ,
shall be included in the accompanying business documents if it is ensured that these documents accompany, with all labelling information, either the food to which they relate, or before or at the same time as Delivery has been dispatched. In the case of point 1 (b) and (c), the particulars referred to in paragraph 1 (1), (2) and (4) shall also be affixed to the outer packaging of foodstuffs. In the case referred to in paragraph 2 (3), the information referred to in paragraph 1 (1) and (4) shall not have to be provided in the same window.(5) The information referred to in paragraph 1 may be omitted from
1.
Food prepared just before the levy. and ready-to-eat
a)
in restaurants and community catering facilities within the framework of Self-service or
b)
for charitable purposes
for immediate consumption,
2.
Permanent bakery products and confectionery packaged at the point of sale for immediate delivery to the consumer, provided that the consumer is informed of the information referred to in paragraph 1 in other ways.
(6) By way of derogation from paragraph 3, the particulars referred to in paragraph 1 may be affixed to a sign on or adjacent to the goods in the case of a roll. Non-official table of contents

§ 4 Transport title

(1) The transport name of a food is the legislation specified in the legislation. Label, whose absence
1.
is the common name of the traffic or
2.
a description of the food and, if necessary, its use, which allows the consumer to identify the type of food and to
() By way of derogation from paragraph 1, the name of a foodstuff for a foodstuff shall also be the name under which the foodstuff is located in another Member State of the European Union or one Other Contracting State of the Agreement on the European Economic Area is lawfully manufactured and lawfully marketed. This description shall be supplemented by descriptive information if, otherwise, in particular taking into account the other information provided for in this Regulation, the consumer would not be able to take into account the nature of the food. and to distinguish it from interchangeable products. The information referred to in the second sentence shall be placed close to the name of the traffic.Paragraph 2 shall not apply where the food, with a view to its composition or manufacture, deviates from a food known under the trade name used, in such a way that the information provided for in paragraph 2 includes: Information to the consumer cannot be guaranteed.(4) Manufacturers ' or trade marks or fantasy names may not replace the sales description.(5) The indication "thawed" shall be added to the sales designation if the food was frozen or deep-frozen and the omission of such an indication would be likely to cause a mistake in the case of the consumer. Non-official table of contents

§ 5 Definition of ingredients

(1) ingredient is any substance, including additives, and enzymes in the sense of Article 6 (4) (a) of Directive 2000 /13/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 June 2000, March 2000 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the labelling, presentation and advertising of foodstuffs (OJ L 327, 28.3.2000, p. 29), as amended, which is used in the manufacture or preparation of a food and remains in the finished product, albeit in a modified form, in the final product. If an ingredient of a foodstuff consists of several ingredients (compound ingredient), these are considered to be ingredients of the food.(2) As ingredients do not apply:
1.
ingredient of an ingredient that temporarily occurs during manufacture removed and added to the food without exceeding its original content in terms of quantity,
2.
Substances of Appendix 2 of the Additive transport regulation, flavourings, enzymes as defined in Article 6 (4) (c) (c) (ii) of Directive 2000 /13/EC, as amended, and micro-organism cultures in one or more of the ingredients of a If they do not have any technological effect in the final product, food products were included in the final product.
3.
Substances within the meaning of § 2 (3) sentence 3 (1) of the food and Feed code,
4.
Solvents and excipients for substances in Appendix 2 of the additive-transport regulation, flavourings, enzymes, as referred to in Article 6 (4) Point (c) (iii) of Directive 2000 /13/EC, as amended, and micro-organism cultures, provided that they are used in no more than technologically required quantities,
5.
extraction solvent,
6.
substances in the same way and for the same purpose as substances in the sense (3) By way of derogation from paragraph 2, substances within the meaning of paragraph 2 (2) (2) to (6) shall be used as the final product.
(3) Ingredients obtained from the ingredients of Appendix 3 (1) and modified or modified in the finished product, unless the transport name of the foodstuff is based on the presence of the substance concerned close. Non-official table of contents

§ 6 List of ingredients

(1) The list of ingredients consists of a list of ingredients of the foodstuff in the descending order of their weight at the time of their use in the production of the food. The enumeration shall be preceded by an appropriate reference in which the word "ingredients" appears.(2) By way of derogation from paragraph 1
1.
, added water and volatile ingredients shall be available in accordance with the conditions laid down in the weight of the final product, the proportion of the water added being determined by deducting the sum of the proportions by weight of all the other ingredients used, from the total quantity of the finished product; the indication may be omitted, provided that the calculated content is not more than five% by weight;
2.
may be used in concentrated or dried form and in the manufacture of the Ingredients returned to their original condition shall be indicated in the list in accordance with their weight percentage before thickening or before drying; the indication of the water added only for the return dilution may be specified
3.
The addition of water for infusion liquids, which are not usually consumed, can be omitted;
4.
in the case of concentrated or dried foods, where the use of which is intended to be used, water may be added to the ingredients in the order in which they are to be added to the if the list of ingredients contains an indication such as "ingredients of the ready-to-use product";
5.
may include fruit, vegetable or mushroom mixes, provided that the fruit, vegetable or mushroom species do not differ significantly in their weight fraction, in the list of ingredients under the Name "fruit", "vegetables" or "mushrooms", followed by the reference "in variable proportions", immediately followed by the existing varieties of fruit, vegetables or mushrooms; in this case, the mixture shall be based on the percentage by weight of the To specify the total number of fruit, vegetables or mushrooms present in the list of ingredients;
6.
for spice mixtures or spice preparations, Types of spices are indicated in a different order, provided that the types of spices do not differ substantially in their proportion by weight and, in the list of ingredients, a reference such as "in variable parts by weight";
7.
can be used to specify ingredients with less than 2% by weight of the finished product, in any order by the other ingredients;
8.
a compound ingredient (§ 5 para. 1 sentence 2) can be specified in accordance with its weight percentage, provided that a sales designation is established by law or in accordance with a general approach to transport, and which is followed immediately by a list of ingredients in descending order of weight at the time of use during their manufacture; this list shall not be required if: style="font-weight:normal; font-style:normal; text-decoration:none; ">
a)
the compound ingredient is a foodstuff for which a list of ingredients is not required , or
b)
the share of the compound ingredient is less than 2% by weight of the finished product and the composition of the compound ingredient in a piece of legislation, or the compound ingredient consisting of mixtures of spices or herbs, or mixtures of such products;
paragraph 5 shall remain unaffected;
9.
can be used in the manner, nature and character of comparable and interchangeable ingredients, the proportion of which is less than 2% by weight of the finished product, with the Note " Contains ... and/or ... " , provided that at least one of the maximum of two ingredients is present in the finished product.
Sentence 1 (8) (b) and (9) do not apply to substances in Appendix 2 of the additive transport regulation, enzymes and micro-organism cultures, excluding sodium iodate and potassium iodate. By way of derogation from the first and second sentences of point 8 (a) and (b) and 9, the ingredients of Appendix 3 shall always be indicated unless the transport name of the foodstuff indicates the presence of the ingredient in question.(3) The ingredients shall be indicated with their sales designation in accordance with § 4.(4) By way of derogation from paragraph 3
1.
may be used for ingredients to be one of the classes listed in Appendix 1. , the name of this class is included; the class name "Strength" should be supplemented by the indication of the specific vegetable origin, if the ingredients could contain gluten;
2.
must be included in Appendix 2 of the Additive Transport Regulation, which belongs to one of the classes listed in Appendix 2, with the exception of physically or enzymatically modified starches, the name of this class, followed by the name of the transport name or the E-number; if an ingredient belongs to more than one class, the class to which the ingredient has its principal effect for the relevant class shall be indicated. The name "modified starch" shall be supplemented by the indication of the specific vegetable origin if these ingredients may contain gluten; moreover, if chemically modified starches are to be used, the indication of the Class name;
3.
must be enzymes within the meaning of the fifth indent of Article 6 (6) of Directive 2000 /13/EC, as defined by Article 21 (2) of Regulation (EC) No 1332/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 Directive on food enzymes and amending Council Directive 83 /417/EEC, Council Regulation (EC) No 1493/1999, Directive 2000 /13/EC, Council Directive 2001 /112/EC and Regulation (EC) No 258/97 (OJ L 197, 21.7.2001, p. 7), it is necessary to indicate, in accordance with this provision, the name of one of the categories of ingredients listed in Appendix 2, followed by their sales designation.
(5) When using flavourings these are listed in Annex III to Directive 2000 /13/EC, which is provided for in Article 29 of Regulation (EC) No 1334/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 June 2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 2008 on flavourings and certain food ingredients with flavouring properties for use in and on foods and amending Council Regulation (EEC) No 1601/91, Regulations (EC) No 2232/96 and (EC) No 110/2008 and Regulation (EC) No 110/2008 Directive 2000 /13/EC (OJ L 196, 27.7.2000 34, OJ L 105, 27.4.2010, p. 115). Deviating from the first sentence,
1.
is
quinine or its salts as such or as quinine and
2.
Caffeine as such
immediately after the designation "Aroma".(5a) In the case of the ingredients of Appendix 3, the indication referred to in paragraphs 3, 4 (1) or (2) and (5), first sentence, shall be added to a name of the ingredient of this Appendix, provided that the indication does not indicate the presence of the ingredient in question. This does not apply if the name of the foodstuff is to be determined by the presence of the ingredient in question.(6) The list of ingredients is not required at
1.
Fresh fruit, fresh vegetables and potatoes, not peeled, cut or similarly treated,
2.
Drinks with an alcohol content of more than 1.2% by volume, except Beer,
3.
products of only one ingredient, provided that the name of the foodstuff is the same name as the ingredient or the name of the transport name of the
way of derogation from the first sentence, the ingredients of Appendix 3 shall always be indicated unless the transport name of the foodstuff indicates the presence of the ingredient in question. In the case of the first sentence of paragraph 1, the list of ingredients of Appendix 3 shall be preceded by the word 'Contains', except where the ingredients of Appendix 3 are indicated in a list of ingredients. Non-official table of contents

§ 7 Minimum durability date

(1) The minimum durability date of a foodstuff is the date until the date of the Foods under appropriate storage conditions retain their specific properties.(2) The date of minimum durability shall be unencrypted with the words "at least tenable up to ..." by stating the date, month and year in this order. The indication of the day, month and year may also be made elsewhere, if the reference to the first sentence is indicated in conjunction with the reference to this point.(3) By way of derogation from paragraph 2, in the case of foodstuffs,
1.
their minimum durability shall not exceed three months. , the year is omitted,
2.
a)
whose minimum durability is more than three months, the day,
b)
their minimum durability more than Eighteen months, the day and month
shall be omitted if the minimum durability date is unencrypted with the words "at least tenable to the end ..."
(4) (omitted) (5) If the minimum durability indicated is only guaranteed if certain temperatures or other conditions are observed, a corresponding indication shall be given in conjunction with the indication provided for in paragraphs 2 and 2. 3.(6) The indication of the minimum durability date is not required at
1.
Fresh fruit, fresh vegetables and potatoes, not peeled, cut or similarly treated, excluding germs of seeds and similar products, such as sprouts of legumes,
2.
beverages With an alcohol content of ten or more% by volume,
3.
Non-alcoholic soft drinks, fruit juices, fruit nectars and alcoholic beverages in Containers of more than five litres intended for sale to the consumer as defined in Section 1 (1), second sentence,
4.
Ice cream in portions of a portion,
5.
Backwares of their kind usually consumed within 24 hours after their production,
6.
Dining salt, excluding jodized dining salt,
7.
sugar in solid form,
8.
Sugar, which almost only consists of sugars with flavourings or colouring matter or flavouring substances and dyes,
9.
chewing gum and similar chewing products,
10.
wine-like and sparkling wine-like drinks and Alcohol-containing beverages further processed.
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§ 7a consumption date

(1) In microbiological In the case of foods which are very easily perishable and which, after a short period of time, could constitute an imminent danger to human health, the use date should be given instead of the date of minimum durability.(2) This date must be preceded by "use up to", connected to
1.
the date itself or
2.
an indication of where the date is to be found on the label.
This information is a description of the retention conditions to be observed. add.(3) The date shall consist of the non-encrypted indication of day, month and, where appropriate, year in this order.(4) Foods referred to in paragraph 1 shall not be placed on the market after the end of the consumption date. Unofficial Table Of Contents

§ 7b Existing Alcohol Content

(1) The actual alcoholic strength of alcohol is the alcohol content of 20 degrees. on the basis of the(2) The actual alcoholic strength by volume shall be indicated in volume percentages, up to a maximum of one decimal place. The symbol "% vol" shall be added to this information. The word "alcohol" or the abbreviation "alc." ).(3) For the indication of the alcoholic strength, the derogations listed in Appendix 4 shall be permitted. The derogations shall apply without prejudice to the tolerances resulting from the analytical method used for the determination of the alcoholic strength. Unofficial Table Of Contents

§ 8 Quantitative Labelling of Ingredients

(1) The amount of one used in the manufacture of a compound food the ingredient used or a class or equivalent group of ingredients used (genus of ingredients) shall be indicated in accordance with paragraph 4,
1.
if the name of the ingredient or the genus of ingredients is specified in the transport label of the foodstuff,
2.
if the traffic label indicates that the food contains the ingredient or genus of ingredients,
3.
if the ingredient or genus of ingredients on the label is highlighted by words, images, or a graphic representation, or
4.
if the ingredient or genus of ingredients is essential for the characterization of the food and its distinction from other foods with which it is because of its name or appearance.
Food in pre-packed packages may not be placed on the market without the information required by the first sentence of the first sentence.(2) Paragraph 1 does not apply to
1.
for an ingredient or genus of ingredients,
a)
the drip weight of which is specified in accordance with § 11 of the pre-packing ordinance,
b)
whose quantity is already prescribed on the label by another piece of legislation,
c)
the is used in a small quantity for flavouring or
d)
which, although it is listed in the sales description, is not for the choice of the consumer is crucial, since different quantities are not essential for the characterization of the food in question or do not differ from similar foods;
2.
if legislation sets out the quantity of ingredient or genus of ingredients, but does not provide for the labelling of ingredients in the legislation ,
3.
in the cases of § 6 para. 2 no. 5.
(3) Paragraph 1 No. 1 to 3 does not apply
1.
in the cases of § 9 para. 2 and 3 of the Additive Eligibility Regulations;
2.
for the indication of vitamins or minerals, if a nutrition labelling of these substances occurs.
(4) The amount of ingredients or the genus of ingredients is in Weight percentages, based on the date of their use in the production of the food. The indication shall be made in the name of the transport, in its immediate vicinity or in the list of ingredients, in the indication of the ingredient or class of ingredients concerned. By way of derogation from the first sentence,
1.
is the quantity of ingredient used in the manufacture of the foodstuff; or Ingredients in the case of food which, as a result of heat or other treatment, have been removed from moisture, in accordance with their share in the use, in relation to the finished product, shall exceed the quantity of an ingredient or the amount of the ingredients in the The total quantity of all ingredients to be labelled 100% by weight shall be expressed in the weight of the ingredient or ingredients used in the manufacture of 100 grams of the finished product;
2.
is the amount of volatile ingredients to be specified in the final product in accordance with their weight percentage;
3.
the quantity of ingredients referred to in Article 6 (2) (2) shall be indicated in accordance with their weight percentage prior to thickening or drying;
4.
may be used in the case of foodstuffs in the According to Article 6 (2) (4), the quantity of ingredients shall be indicated on the basis of their weight percentage of the product returned to its original condition.
Sentence 3 Nos. 1 to 4 shall apply mutagentily to the genera of ingredients.(5) In the case of beverages other than those mentioned in § 4 of the fruit juice and soft drinks regulation, which contain more than 150 milligrams of caffeine per litre in the ready-to-eat state, the indication "increased caffeine content", followed by the indication of the Caffeine content in brackets in milligrams per 100 millilitres, in the same field of view as the traffic name. In the case of concentrated drinks, reference can be made to the ready-to-eat state. The information referred to in the first sentence shall not be required in the case of beverages based on coffee, tea or coffee or tea extract, the name of which contains the words 'coffee' or 'tea'.

Second Section
Specific rules for certain foods

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§ 9 Specific foods with certain

its recognition has already been made in accordance with other provisions, products covered by CN codes 2009, 2202, 2206, 2208 and 2209 of Annex I to Council Regulation (EEC) No 2658/87 on customs tariff and the statistical nomenclature and the Common Customs Tariff, as amended, by geographical indications, which are given by the name of a specified region or a smaller geographical unit than that of the specified region The meaning of Annex VII, B (1) (c) of Council Regulation (EC) No 1493/1999 on the common organisation of the market in wine (17). 1 May 1999 (OJ C 327, EC No 1), as amended, shall be placed on the market under the following geographical indications:
a)
Name of a specified cultivation area named in accordance with § 3 (1) sentence 1 of the Wine Act in the applicable version, or
b)
Name of an area according to § 23 para. 1 No. 1 letter a of the Wine Act or
c)
Name of a municipality or a district in accordance with Section 23 (1) (1) (b) of the Wine Act.
This applies only if the geographical name is in accordance with the provisions of Article 52 (4) of Regulation (EC) No 1493/1999, in particular the provisions adopted for protection against deception. The Federal Ministry is making the Federal Gazette aware of the products notified to it by the federal states, which meet these requirements. Non-official table of contents

§ 9a Labelling of certain foods containing glycyrrhizinic acid or its ammonium salt

confectionery and beverages, containing glycyrrhizinic acid or its ammonium salt by the addition of the substances themselves or the liquorice plant Glycyrrhiza glabra shall be identified in accordance with Appendix 5.

Third Section
Crime and Administrative Offences

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§ 10

(1) According to Article 59 (1) (21) (a) of the Food and Agriculture Committee The Feed Code shall be punished by the person who places a food on the market in a commercial manner contrary to § 3 (1) (1a) or (8) (a) or (4) (4).(2) In accordance with Section 60 (1) of the Food and Feed Code, anyone who is negligently committing an act referred to in paragraph 1 shall act in an orderly way.(3) Contrary to the provisions of Section 60 (2) (26) (a) of the Food and Feed Code, who intentionally or negligently contrasts with § 3 (1) No.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 or 8 (b) in conjunction with paragraph 3 sentence 1 or 3 foods in pre-packed packaging which are not or are not labelled in the prescribed manner with the information required there.

Fourth Section

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§ 10a Transitional rules

(1) Food that is subject to the provisions of this Regulation in the 30. The European Parliament and the Council of the European Union, which are not in force in October 1999, may still December 2000, after the date of 29 December 2000. It was adopted in October 1999, and it was adopted in accordance with the provisions of the It will be placed on the market until stocks have been used up until the end of December 2000.(2) (omitted) (3) Alcoholic Beverages, which are before 1. No indication of the alcoholic strength has been placed on the market for the first time in May 1989, without this information being placed on the market.(4) (omitted) (5) § 2 No. 1 in conjunction with Annex 2, Chapter III, point 9 of the EC Law Transfer Ordinance of 18. December 1990 (BGBl. I p. 2915) shall remain unaffected.(6) In so far as paragraphs 1 to 5 do not contain any derogations, products which are still in force before the first subparagraph shall be prohibited. have been identified in accordance with the labelling requirements which have been in force until then, and are further marketed.(7) Food which is before the 1. July 2003 still after the 30. The European Parliament and the Council of the European Union have been able to continue to be placed on the market in December 2002.(8) Up to 30 In June 2004, products may be imported into the Community by 16. The Commission is also responsible for the implementation of the Directive. Products marked in accordance with the first sentence may be placed on the market until the stocks are dismantled.(9) Food which is subject to the provisions of this Regulation in respect of the period from 13 to 13 December 2008. The European Parliament and the Council of the European Union will not be able to comply with the current version of the November 2005, after the 12. November 2004, and also after 24 November 2004. It will be placed on the market until stocks have been used up until the end of November 2005.(10) Food which is subject to the provisions of Section 9a of the Regulation in respect of the date of application of the Regulation in force in the Until the end of May 2005, the date of expiry of the 19-year-old version may not be in accordance with May 2006, after the period up to 27. The European Parliament and the Council of the European Union, May 2006 be placed on the market until stocks have been used up.(11) Food which is subject to the provisions of this Regulation in respect of the provisions of this Regulation as from 22 December The European Parliament and the Council of the European Union, which are not in force in December 2007, may still May 2009, after the It will be placed on the market until stocks have been used up until the end of December 2007. The first sentence shall not apply to food produced from the ingredients of Appendix 3 (1) (m) or (n).(12) Food produced from the ingredients of Appendix 3 (1) (m) or (n) and in accordance with the provisions of this Regulation in respect of the 22. The European Parliament and the Council of the European Union will not be able to comply with the current version of the December 2008, after the It will be placed on the market until stocks have been used up until the end of December 2007.(13) Food which is up to 11 years of age. The European Parliament and the Council of the European Parliament and of the Council of the European Parliament and of the Council of the European Parliament and of the Council will unofficial table of contents

Appendix 1 (to § 6 para. 4 no. 1)
Ingredients that can be specified with the name of their class if they have an ingredient of a other means of life

(site of the original text: BGBl. I 1999, 2471;
of the individual amendments, cf. Footnote)
:class name:
Rerefined oils, other than olive oil"Oil", supplemented by the indication
1.
"vegetal" or "animal" or
2.
of the specific vegetable or animal origin
A hardened oil must be "hardened"
Refined Fats"Fat", supplemented by the specification
1.
"vegetal" or "animal" or
2.
the specific vegetable or animal origin.
A hardened fat must be specified "Hardened".
Mixtures of flour from two or more cereal types"flour", then the list of the Grain types from which it is made, in descending order of weight
Strength, physically modified or enzymatically modified starch" Strength "
Fish of all kinds, if label or presentation does not refer to a particular type of fish "Fish"
Cheese or cheese mixes of all kinds, if denomination or presentation does not refer to a particular cheeses "Cheese"
Spices of any kind, provided they are not more than 2 v in total. H. the weight of the food is"Spice (s)" or "Spice mixture"
Herbal or herbal parts of any kind, unless they are not more than 2 v. The weight of the food is"herbal" or "herbal mixture"
Basic materials of any kind used in the manufacture of the chewing mass of Chewing gum is used"chewing mass"
Panierflour of any origin "Paning flour"
Sucrose of any type"Sugar"
Glucosesirup and dried glucose syrup, each with a fructose content of no more than 5 per cent by weight in dry matter"glucose syrup"
Crystal-water-free and crystal-water-containing dextrose"dextrose" or "grape sugar"
Milk protein of any kind (cascum, Caseinates and whey protein) and mixtures thereof"Milk protein"
cocoa butter, expeller cocoa butter, refined cocoa butter" cocoa butter "
wine of any kind within the meaning of the rules on the common organisation of the market in wine of the European Union "Wine"
The skeletal muscles 1) of animals of the species 'mammals' and 'birds', which are used as shall apply to human consumption, together with the tissue embedded therein or associated therewith, the total amount of fat and connective tissue of which does not exceed the following values, and insofar as the meat does not exceed: other food. Except for mechanically separated meat as defined in Annex I, point 1.14 of Regulation (EC) No 853/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 June 2004, April 2004 laying down specific hygiene rules for food of animal origin (OJ L 136, 31.5.2004, p EU No 55; No L 139 p. 22). Maximum levels of fat and connective tissue for ingredients referred to by the term 'meat':, ... 'meat', preceded by the names of the animal species from which it comes from
Tierarten Fat
(%)
connective tissue 2)
(%)
mammals (excluding rabbits and pigs) and mixtures of animal species those mammals predominate 25 25
Pigs 30 25
Birds and rabbits 15 10
If these maximum values are exceeded, all other requirements of the definition of, ... meat 'has been fulfilled, so the' meat ' component must be adjusted downwards accordingly. In this case, the list of ingredients must include 'meat', preceded by the names of the animal species from which it is derived, and the indication 'fat' or 'connective tissue'
1)
The diaphragm and the chewing muscles are part of the skeletal muscles, while the heart, tongue, and the Muscles of the head (except the chewing muscles), the carpal and tarsal joint and the tail do not fall below it.
2)
The binding tissue part is calculated on the basis of the Ratio between collagen content and fleisul white content. As a collagen content, the content of the hydroxyproline multiplied by a factor of 8 is valid.
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Appendix 2 (to § 6 para. 4 no. 2)
Classes of ingredients for which the names listed must be used

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dye
preservative
Antioxidant
Emulator
thickener
Gelling Agent
Stabilizer
Flavor enhancer
Purging
Saw regulator
Split
modified Strength
sweetener
Backdrive
Foam prevented
Coating agent
Salt salt (only in the case of processed cheese and products based on smelting cheese)
Multi-treatment agent
Festive Agent
Humectant
Filler
propellent gas
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Appendix 3 (to § 3 para. 1 No. 3, § 5 (3) and 6 (2), (5a) and (6)
Ingredients which can cause allergic or other intolerance

(site of the original text: BGBl. I 2007, 3012 u. 3013)
1.
a)
Gluten-Containing Cereals (d. h. Wheat, rye, barley, oats, spelt, camut or hybrid strains thereof) and products derived therefrom, except:
aa)
Glukosesirupe on wheat basis including dextrose, 1)
bb)
Wheat Base Maltodextrins,1)
cc)
Glucosesirupe Barley base,
dd)
Cereals for the production of distillates or ethyl alcohol of agricultural origin for spirits and other alcoholic beverages Beverages;
b)
crustaceans and products derived therefrom;
c)
eggs and products produced therefrom;
d)
Fish and products derived therefrom, except:
aa)
Fish gelatine used as a carrier for vitamin or carotinoid preparations ,
bb)
Fish gelatine or house bubble used as a clarifying agent in beer and wine;
e)
Peanuts and products derived therefrom;
f)
Soybeans and products derived from them, except:
aa)
fully refined soybean oil and grease,1)
bb)
Natural mixed tocopherols (E 306), natural D-alpha tocopherol, natural D-alpha tocopherol acetate, natural D-alpha-tocopherol sukzinate Soybean sources,
cc)
phytosterols and phytosterol esters obtained from vegetable oils from soybeans,
dd)
phytostanol esters from soybean sources obtained from vegetable oil sterols;
g)
Milk and therefrom produced products (including lactose), except:
aa)
Molke for the manufacture of distillates or Ethyl alcohol of agricultural origin for spirits and other alcoholic beverages,
bb)
Lactit;
h)
Shellfish, d. h. Almonds (Amygdalus communis L.), hazelnuts (Corylus avellana), walnuts (Juglans regia), cashew nuts (anacardium occidentale), pecans (Carya illinoiesis (Wangenh.) K. Koch), Paranuts (Bertholletia excelsa), Pistachios (Pistacia vera), Makadamia nuts and Queensland nuts (Macadamia ternifolia) and products derived therefrom, except: nuts used for the production of distillates or ethyl alcohol of agricultural origin for spirits and other alcoholic beverages;
i)
Selleria and products produced therefrom;
j)
Mustard and products derived from it;
k)
Sesame seeds and made from this products;
l)
sulphur dioxide and sulphite in concentrations of more than 10 mg/kg or 10 mg/l, expressed as SO2;
m)
Lupines and products derived from them;
n)
Soft animals and their products Products;
2.
Substances within the meaning of § 5 (3)
1)
and products derived therefrom, in so far as the procedure which they have undergone has the allergenicity established by the European Food Safety Authority for the product in question from which they originate, probably not increased.
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Appendix 4 (to § 7b para. 3)

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product-Permitted Deviation +/-% vol
Beer with an alcohol content up to 5.5% vol 0, 5
Cast Drinks from grapes which are not products within the meaning of the wine law
Beer with an alcohol content of more than 5.5% vol 1, 0
Wine-like and sparkling wine-like beverages
Foaming fermented beverages from grapes that are not products within the meaning of the wine law
Beverages with inlaid fruit or plant parts 1, 5
Other beverages 0, 3
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Appendix 5 (to § 9a)
Labeling of certain Food containing glycyrrhizinic acid or its ammonium salt

Fundstelle des Originaltextes: BGBl. I 2005, 1402
Content of glycyrrhizinic acid or its ammonium salt *): In the immediate connection the list of ingredients (Section 3 (1) (3)) or, if a list of ingredients is not indicated, close to the name of the traffic, the following information shall be made:
- confectionery: at least 100 mg/kg" contains liquorice ", unless the term is already in the list of ingredients or in the Traffic label is included
- Beverages: at least 10 mg/l
-confectionery: at least 4 g/kg" Contains liquorice in the case of high blood pressure, excessive consumption of this product should be avoided. "
-Beverages, which are more than 1.2% by volume of alcohol contain: at least 300 mg/l
-Other beverages: at least 50 mg/l
*)
If the product of the preparation is required, the quantity indicated shall be based on the Instructions for use made by the manufacturer.