Sunday, 14 March 2010

Food labelling

Nutritional values will soon have to appear on packaging in Germany. I was surprised to find that this was done on a mainly voluntary basis at present.

"Bisher sind die Nährstoff-Angaben auf Verpackungen größtenteils freiwillig. Künftig wird die Kennzeichnung für alle Lebensmittel Pflicht", sagte die CSU-Ministerin der Zeitung "Bild am Sonntag".
Reuters ran the report this morning under the heading Ministerin: Nährstoffangaben zu Lebensmitteln werden Pflicht

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