Customs Update - Delay to label changes

The UK government has announced the postponement until  1 January 2024, to food labelling rule changes that were due to apply from 1 October 2022. 

The notification includes an extension of the use of an EU, GB or NI address on pre-packaged food placed on the market in Great Britain until 31 December 2023.

The “UK/EC” identification marks may continue until 31 December 2023 for products of animal origin (POAO) placed on the market in Great Britain.

Click the button below to view the announcement for your product specifics.  This is great news for Irish Exporters and provides additional time to prepare for labelling changes.

More information

Should you wish to discuss your food import/export requirements, we would be delighted to assist you. Please contact Carol Lynch ( or Marie Farrell ( or click here to find out more.

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