Insect Protein to be Prominently Labelled on Food in Hungary
- 23 Feb 2023 8:46 AM
- Hungary Matters
Moreover, food containing insect protein must be placed and displayed separately for customers.
The regulation has not entered into force, because a public consultation is required. Consumers may express their views by sending an e-mail to the government at email@example.com.
Since the EU authorised the inclusion of insects in food at the end of January, several false or misleading posts began to spread on the Hungarian internet, according to fact-checking website Lakmusz.
The posts claimed that, with EU permits, manufacturing companies could put insects in food "secretly", without any indication or in some way "camouflaged".
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