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LAW & REGULATION

1. Thailand
     
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Notification of the Ministry of Public Health Re : Labeling of Prepackaged Foods
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2.  CODEX
     
- Codex Alimentarius - Food Labelling - Complete Texts - Revised 2001  
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     - GENERAL STANDARD FOR THE LABELLING OF PREPACKAGED FOODS (CODEX STAN 1-1985) (Adopted 1985; Amended 1991, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005 and 2008)
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     - CODEX STANDARD FOR FOODS FOR SPECIAL DIETARY USE FOR PERSONS INTOLERANT TO GLUTEN (Adopted in 1979; Amended 1983; revised 2008)  
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     - CODEX STANDARD FOR WHEAT PROTEIN PRODUCTS INCLUDING WHEAT GLUTEN (CODEX STAN 163-1987, Rev. 1-2001)  
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3.  EU
     - DIRECTIVE 2000/13/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 20 March 2000 
      
on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the labelling, presentation and advertising of foodstuffs  
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     - DIRECTIVE 2003/89/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 10 November 2003
      
amending Directive 2000/13/EC as regards indication of the ingredients present in foodstuffs  
     
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     - COMMISSION DIRECTIVE 2005/26/EC of 21 March 2005
      establishing a list of food ingredients or substances provisionally excluded from
Annex IIIa of Directive 2000/13/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council  
     
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     - COMMISSION DIRECTIVE 2006/142/EC of 22 December 2006  
      amending Annex IIIa of Directive 2000/13/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council listing the ingredients which must under all circumstances appear on the labelling of foodstuffs   
     
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     - COMMISSION DIRECTIVE 2007/68/EC of 27 November 2007
       amending Annex IIIa to Directive 2000/13/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards certain food ingredients  
     
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     - COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 41/2009 of 20 January 2009
       concerning the composition and labelling of foodstuffs suitable for people intolerant to gluten  
     
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4.  CANADA
     - Allergen Labelling  
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5.  U.S.A.
     - FOOD ALLERGEN LABELING AND CONSUMER PROTECTION  
     
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     - FDA defines “gluten-free” for food labeling      
     
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6.  JAPAN
     - FOOD ALLERGIES  
     
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7.  Australia New Zealand
     - Development of VITAL Allergen Actions Levels Grid Explanatory notes  
     
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     - VITAL GRID     
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GUIDELINES

1.  U.S.A.
     - Food Allergens  
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2.  CANADA
     - Health Canada has Published its Proposed Amendments to the Food Allergen Labelling Regulations in Canada Gazette, Part I (CGI)   
   * Note: Gazette I is the proposal and Gazette II is enforce. 
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 3.  HONG KONG 
     - Labelling Guidelines On Food Allergens, Food Additives And Date Format 
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     - Import Control and Food Safety Guidelines  
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4.  UNITED KINGDOM (UK)
     - Food Standard Agency (England): Guidance on Allergen Management and Consumer Information  
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ANNOUNCEMENT

CANADA

     - Regulations Amending the Food and Drug Regulations (1220 — Enhanced Labeling for Food Allergen and Gluten Sources and Added Sulphites)  
     
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     - Health Canada Updating Proposal for Food Allergen Regulatory Amendments Based on Consultation Results  
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     - Paper on the Allergen Control Activities within the Canadian Food Inspection Agency  
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