Certain foods and utility articles require approval in Switzerland before they can be placed on the market. Others only require notification. Which products have to be approved and which require notification? Answers here and on the following pages.
Foods may be placed on the market provided they are safe and meet the legal requirements. With new types of food (e.g. protein extracts originating from insects), it is mandatory to obtain approval, thus ensuring that they are safe for consumption.
Last modification 21.11.2018