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The Food and Drug Administration of Taiwan (TFDA) has updated its regulations regarding the naming and labelling of certain butter and butter-related products and spreads.
Published in early February, the revised regulations stipulate minimum compositions requirements for butter, cream, margarines and fat spreads, as follows:
Relevant products manufactured on or after July 1, 2017 will be required to comply with the terms of the revised regulations. It is expected that the naming and labelling changes will help to reduce confusion among consumers in selecting butter and related products that are suitable for their intended use.
The text of the TFDA’s regulations applicable to prepackaged butter, cream, margarine and fat spreads is available here.
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