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New provisions on origin labeling published


Oct 09, 2023

The Federal Food and Veterinary Office has published an amendment to the "Ordinance on information on foodstuffs".

Pursuant to the current Swiss regulation, the origin of the main ingredient shall be labeled only if the same is present in significant quantities or in any case if the consumer could be misled about the true origin of the ingredient. The proposed amendment aims to reduce barriers to trade by permitting the voluntary indication of larger geographical areas (e.g. "EU") as indication of origin. 

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