Requirements for EAC marking of food products in the Customs Union
The requirements for EAC label of alimentary products in the Customs Union are determined by the Technical Regulation of the Customs Union (TR CU 022/2011) “Labeling of Food Products”.
The general rules of EAC labeling are as follows:
1. The labeling of packaged food products must contain the following information:
- Name of food products
- Composition of food products
- Amount of product
- Date of manufacture
- Shelf life
- Storage conditions of food products
- Name and location of the manufacturer
- Recommendations and (or) restrictions on use
- Indicators of the nutritional value of food products
- Information on components using genetically modified organisms (GMO)
- Single mark of circulation of products in the Customs Union (EAC)
2. Labeling of packaged food products exported to Russia must be applied in Russian
3. Additional information can be indicated in the labeling of packaged food products
4. Additional labeling requirements can be established in the technical regulations of the Customs Union for certain types of food products.
5. Non-alcoholic beverages containing caffeine in excess of 150 mg/l, and (or) medicinal plants and their extracts in an amount sufficient to provide a tonic effect on the human body, should be labeled “Not recommended to use children under the age of 18, with pregnancy and breastfeeding, as well as persons suffering from increased nervous excitability, insomnia, hypertension.”
These are general requirements. More detailed information can be found in TR CU 022/2011.
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