Food and Drugs (Composition and Labelling) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulation 2014
The Legislative Council has completed its vetting of the Food and Drugs (Composition and Labelling) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulation 2014 in October 2014. The Regulation comprises requirements on nutritional composition of infant formulae and nutrition labelling of infant formulae, follow-up formulae and prepackaged food for infants and young children. The requirements on nutritional composition and nutrition labelling of infant formulae came into operation on 13 December 2015. The requirements on nutrition labelling of follow-up formulae and prepackaged food for infants and young children came into operation on 13 June 2016.
Technical meetings with trade and other interested stakeholders on technical issues related to legislative proposals on formula products and foods intended for infants and young children under the age of 36 months in Hong Kong have been arranged.
Seminar on Nutrition Labelling and Claims in Hong Kong
A seminar on nutrition labelling and claims in Hong Kong has been co-organised with Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO Hong Kong) for interested traders. The details of the seminar are as follows:
7 January 2013 (Monday)
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Hong Kong Museum of History, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
English (with spontaneous interpretation in Japanese)
2:00pm - 2:30pm
2:30pm - 2:40pm
2:40pm - 3:10pm
Current regulations on nutrition labelling and claim
3:10pm - 3:40pm
Hong Kong Code and legislative proposal relating to formula products and foods intended for infants and young children