Japan Issues Cabinet Office Ordinance on Food Labelling

| Labeling | Japan
Posted By: Irene Piao

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On March 05, 2020, the Consumers Affairs Agency (CAA)(消費者庁) of Japan released has released a Cabinet Office Ordinance on labelling matters with an important effect on the safety of food intake.

Among others, the document addresses specifications on allergens prescribed in Article 6, paragraph 8 of the Food Labeling Act, expiration dates and whether food is heated or not.

The Cabinet Office Ordinance comes into force from the date of publication.

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