Western and Central Africa
Eastern and Southern Africa
Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Tuesday, 12 Nov. 2013
It was agreed that European Union (EU) rules on the labelling and composition of fruit juices and fruit nectars could be relaxed while still protecting consumers and improved by clarifying ambiguous issues. Government intervention was necessary as revised EU rules were adopted in April 2012 and needed to be implemented by 27 October 2013. These will be reviewed again in 2018.
The full text of the legislation can be read in English at www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2013/2775/made/data.pdf