Preparing your business for EU Exit - Traceability and Labelling

Last updated: Tuesday 2 April 2019

2.1 What changes will be needed to the labelling of products intended for the UK market to reflect that the UK is no longer a member of the EU? +

2.2 What changes will be needed to the labelling of products intended for sale within the EU27 to reflect that the UK is no longer a member of the EU? +

2.3 Can a PO Box be used as a food business address in the UK? +

2.4 Is there a transition period to prepare for any changes? +

2.5 Will the transition period remain the same after the extension of article 50? +

2.6 What changes need to be made to EU hygiene ID marks? +

2.7 Will there be any transitional Arrangements for EU hygiene ID marks? +

2.8 Future EU approval numbers for trading with the EU +

2.9 Will the approval process for establishments change as a result of EU Exit? +

2.10 Can I use dual labelling for product intended for sale in the UK and EU? +

2.11 Can I use over-stickering on existing label stock to minimise wastage costs? +

2.12 Can my products destined for the EU27 continue to be labelled in English only? +

2.13 Will Government take a pragmatic approach to enforcement where labels are found to be incorrect? +

2.14 Will the current EU Protected Geographical Indications (PGIs) continue to be recognised and protected in the UK? +

2.15 Will the current UK Protected Geographical Indications continue to be recognised and protected in the EU? +

2.16 Will PGIs have international protection? +

2.17 Can amendments be made to current PGIs? +

2.18 Have bilateral discussions taken place with EU member states about pragmatic approaches to enforcement in the event of No deal? +

2.19 Will EU trade marks continue to be protected in the UK and the EU? +

2.20 Will products made before the UK exits the EU and stored in warehouses be able to be sold legally if we leave the EU without a deal? +

2.21 Can I continue to use EU approved nutrition and health claims? +

2.22 Will I be able to get nutrition and health claims approved in the future? +

2.23 By law, will I still have to provide prescribed traceability information to my customers? +

Get the Latest Updates

Sign up for our Newsletters

Don't miss a moment