Around the World – Spain: Draft bottled water amendment in public consultation

On the website of the Ministry of Consumer Affairs is the hearing and public information process of the draft royal decree amending Royal Decree 1798/2010, of December 30, which regulates the exploitation and marketing of natural mineral waters and spring waters packaged for human consumption, and Royal Decree 1799/2010, of December 30, which regulates the process of preparation and marketing of packaged prepared waters for human consumption.

The project, which comes from the Spanish Agency for Food Safety and Nutrition (AESAN), aims to incorporate the changes included in the new Directive (EU) 2020/2184 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 2020 on the quality of water intended for human consumption (recast version).