Decreto-Lei n.º 2/2021

Publicação: Diário da República n.º 4/2021, Série I de 2021-01-07
  • Emissor:Presidência do Conselho de Ministros
  • Entidade Proponente:Agricultura
  • Tipo de Diploma:Decreto-Lei
  • Número:2/2021
  • Páginas:3 - 4
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Summary in plain english (Without legal value)

What is it?

This decree-law amends the scheme regarding the labelling of honey.

What is going to change?

Honey which is packaged on national territory, and which is obtained by blends of honeys from several countries of origin, must be labelled with the countries of origin of each fraction of the blend.

What advantages does it bring?

The purpose of this decree-law is to ensure a close link between the quality of honey and its origin by providing consumers with full and appropriate information.

The information given to consumers on the origin of honey is required to be uniform, transparent, detailed and reliable.

When does it enter into force?

This decree-law enters into force on 1 July 2021.

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