Food Labelling

Consumers have the right to make an informed decision, to achieve this food labelling must be accurate, legal and legible.

There have been recent changes to food labelling legislation and guidance is evolving. This is why it is so important to understand the legal requirements required on your food labels.

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60 minutes


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Course type

Online study / e-learning



Course Aim

The aim of this course is to provide you with an awareness of current food labelling legislation, the key aspects of food labelling and to help you label your food products legally and correctly.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course you should:

  • Understand the importance of correctly labelled food
  • What information should be presented on a food label so consumers can make an informed choice
  • How to present relevant information on a food label
  • Understand the importance of allergen labelling

Course Curriculum

  • Introduction to Food Labelling
    5 minutes
  • Why is labelling important?
    5 minutes
  • What’s on a label?
    5 minutes
  • Ingredients Lists
    5 minutes
  • Loose Products
    5 minutes
  • Where to Present the Information?
    5 minutes
  • Net Quantity
    5 minutes
  • Date Indications
    5 minutes
  • Storage and Instructions for Use
    5 minutes
  • Product Names
    5 minutes
  • Protected Food Names
    5 minutes
  • Nutritional Claims
    5 minutes
  • Mandatory Nutritional Claims
    5 minutes
  • Permitted Nutritional Claims
    5 minutes
  • Health Claims
    5 minutes
  • EU Register of Permitted Claims and Non-Authorised Claims
    5 minutes
  • Voluntary Information
    5 minutes
  • Allergens
    5 minutes
  • 14 Named Allergens
    5 minutes
  • Ingredients: lists, quantities and allergens
    5 minutes
  • QUID
    5 minutes
  • Food Supplements for Fortified Foods
    5 minutes
  • Country of Origin Labelling
    5 minutes
  • Alcoholic Beverages Labelling
    5 minutes
  • References
    5 minutes
  • Quiz – Food Labelling
    15 questions
  • Course Submission and Feedback
    0 minutes

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Course downloads

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Post-course feedback

Upon completion of the course you are required to complete a short feedback survey.

Frequently asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?

The course begins when you are ready. Although the course duration is 60 minutes, you can work at your own pace, and your progress is saved automatically.

How long do I have access to the course?

After registering for the course, you have 365 days to access the course.

Does the course have a test?

Yes. There is a short assessment at the end of the course. If you do not pass, you have the opportunity to review the content and re-take the assessment when you are ready.

Does the course offer a certificate upon completion?

Yes. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a personalised certificate. This is saved to your personal dashboard. You can download and print this certificate when you require it. In addition, you are also credited with a digital badge that will feature in your personal dashboard.

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