Stricter sanctions for the distribution of food supplements in Germany
On 30 October 2013, the third ordinance amending the fruit juice and soft drink regulation and other foodstuff-related provisions was published in the Federal Law Gazette (BGBl I no. 64 of 30 October 2013, page 3,889). This ordinance came into force on 31 October 2013 with immediate effect.
The third amending ordinance did not only implement the fruit juice regulation 2012/12/EU into German law, it also changed the manufacturing requirements for fruit juice and soft drinks and their labelling as well as the permitted and prohibited additions to fruit juices. The German Food Supplements Ordinance (NemV) and the ordinance on dietetic foodstuffs (DiätVO) have been adapted to European requirements. The changes in the NemV made upon sanctions are, however, of particular practical relevance.
Sec. 6 NemV, which contains provisions on administrative and criminal offences, is amended as follows…
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