Labels that show potential allergens, date marks, storage directions and directions for use help keep consumers safe.
The 9 most common food allergens and sulphites must always appear on packaging or in connection with the display.
Directions for use
Directions for use appear on a label when, for health and safety reasons, they are needed to safely use or prepare a food.
Date marking & storage advice
Best before and use by dates, and storage advice, tell us how long a food will keep before it deteriorates.
Allergy or intolerance?
Food allergy = an immune system reaction to a food Food intolerance = an inability to digest a food