FOODSTUFFS, COSMETICS AND DISINFECTANTS ACT, 54 OF 1972: REGULATIONS RELATING TO THE LABELLING AND ADVERTISING OF FOODSTUFFS
Notice Title: Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act, 54 of 1972 (“FCDA”): Regulations Relating to the Labelling and Advertising of Foodstuffs
Government Notice: GN 2986 in GG 47965 on 31 January 2023
Commencing date: Comments to be submitted by 30 April 2023
The Minister of Health (“the Minister”) in terms of section 15 of the FCDA, intends to publish regulations relating to the labelling and advertising of foodstuffs.
The proposed regulations cover amongst other the following:
- General provisions
- Special provisions
- General information on claims
- Nutrition claims
- Health claims
- Exemptions, repeal and commencement.
These proposed Regulations will repeal the following Labelling and Advertising of Foodstuffs Regulations:
- GNR 146 of 1 March 2010,
- GNR 1091 of 19 November 2010,
- GNR 45 of 19 January 2012, and
- Regulation 6(2) of GNR 3128 of 20 December 1991
Members of the public are invited to submit written comments and inputs on or before 30 April 2023. For a copy of the Government Gazette Notice click here.
For more information or assistance please contact Gert van der Waal at firstname.lastname@example.org