Legal tip 70. Fruits and vegetables by Law
17 April 2009 @ 07:58
A new EU regulation (288/2009) requiring the consumption of fruits in schools.
Member States will have to submit the strategy for the implementing of this regulation by May 31 of this year.
The Regulation stipulates that the products covered in the promotion program are fruits and vegetables, transformed fruits and vegetables and banana products. It excludes products with sugar, fat, salt and added sweeteners. The target group will be children, from 3 to 15 years who regularly frequent a school administered or recognized by the competent authorities of a Member State.
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