Food for specific Groups (FSG)

Published 13.07.2016     Modified 13.07.2016

The regulation  ‘Foods for Specific Groups’ (FSG) includes regulations on food intended for infants and young children, food for special medical purposes, and total diet replacement for weight control.

Foods which do not fulfill the requirements to be Food for specific Groups (FSG) and are fortified with vitamins, minerals or amino acids, must apply for a prior approval - see fortified food.

The following FSG marketed in Norway must be notified to the NFSA:

  • Infant formulae and follow-on formulae
  • Processed cereal-based foods and baby foods (weaning foods)
  • Foods for special medical purposes

See also Food supplements and Commercial import of foods to Norway.

More about food for specific groups (fsg)

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