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Directive 2012/12/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Directive 2001/112/EC relating to fruit juices and certain similar products intended for human consumption.

Type of law

This Directive lays down some amendments and addenda to Directive 2001/112/EC in matter of fruit juices and similar products for human consumption. It is here specified that the products defined in Annex I (i.e. fruit juices, fruit juices from concentrates, concentrated fruit juices, water extracted fruit juices and fruit nectars) are subject to provisions of European Union law applicable to food, such as Regulation (EC) No. 178/2002 laying down the general principles and requirements of food law, establishing the European Food Safety Authority and laying down procedures in matters of food safety, unless the amended Directive provides otherwise.
Date of text
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Official Journal of the European Union L 115, 27 April 2012, pp. 1-11.
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