DRAFT DHSC Guidance Notes on Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/127 (supplementing Regulation (EU) No 609/2013)


16th August 2021

The UK has held a consultation on draft guidance on Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/127 for infant formula and follow-on formula which we are sharing with stakeholders in advance of publication on GOV.UK.

DHSC Guidance Notes on CDR 2016_127 22072021 – DRAFT

The guidance  has been developed by the Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC) and specifically refers to England, although the principles are similar throughout GB (Scotland and Wales). The Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland (NIP) means that EU legislation relating to nutrition, as detailed in Annex 2 of the NIP, continues to be directly applicable in Northern Ireland (NI). The guidance document is DHSC’s interpretation of Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/127 (made under Regulation (EU) No 609/2013). This legislation provides specific compositional and information requirements for infant formula and follow-on formula and as regards requirements on information relating to infant and young child feeding.

Comments submitted by the Baby Feeding Law Group

Final feedback on draft DHSC guidance notes from BFLG UK

Comments submitted by Baby Milk Action

BMA on DRAFT DHSC Guidance.



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