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Regulation on the implementation of EU regulations on food additives (food additive implementation regulation - LMZDV).

Type of law

This Regulation applies as a supplement to some of the EU Regulations on food additives, food placing on the market and labelling, consumer information about foodstuff and food safety. This Regulation provides for the movement, safekeeping and storage of nitrites as well as the requirements for the production of nitrite curing salt. Article 3 of the Regulation refers to the permitted food additives for beer production. The Regulation further provides the information that should be used on packaging and labelling of food products. Article 6 of the Regulation refers to criminal offences for transports, keep or storing nitrites and producing nitrite curing salt without a permit. Article 7 refers to administrative offences. This Regulation consists of 7 Articles.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
This Regulation comes into force on 9 June 2021.
Publication reference
This Law is issued by the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture in agreement with the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and with the consent of the Bundesrat.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Verordnung zur Durchf hrung unionsrechtlicher Vorschriften ber Lebensmittelzusatzstoffe (Lebensmittelzusatzstoff-Durchf hrungsverordnung - LMZDV).