This code and the code of practice on “General Food Labelling Requirements” attempt to consolidate all the information on the labelling of foods in Abu Dhabi emirate. It is designed to be of benefit to consumers, manufacturers and the regulatory authorities alike to act as a guideline on the labelling of foods. All food business operators in the emirate of Abu Dhabi are obliged to ensure that the food they want to place on Abu Dhabi market is safe, whole- some and properly labelled. Additional Labelling information may be required for pre- pack- aged foods to prevent aclaim from being misleading. This document prepared by Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority (ADAFSA) will specify labelling guidance to compliance with national food regulations and to ensure high degree of consistency with Gulf Standards. It aims to clarify and standardize procedures for the identification of the required statements and in- formation that shall be appear on pre-packaged food label and provide advice regarding in- formation related to the health,nutrition or any claims so as to enable consumers to make informed choices.
This document is available in Arabic only