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Food & Beverage

The below is guidance only. Amazon reserves the right to remove any listing it considers to be inappropriate for sale for any reason.

Examples of Permitted Listings Reminder: all listings and products must comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

  • Food is permitted as long as it is correctly packaged, labelled and delivered, and complies with all applicable regulations. Note that from December 13, 2014, all listings must comply with the EU regulation on the provision of food information to consumers. All ingredients must be lawful and within permitted quantity or concentration limits.

Examples of Prohibited Listings

  • Prohibited animal products including products containing ingredients from shark, dolphin, whale, or porpoise
  • Products that are adulterated or misbranded
  • Products that an official or governmental entity, whether national or not,  has determined present an unreasonable risk of injury or illness or that are not safe for human consumption, such as:
    • Beef thiophene ("3-acetyl-2,5-dimethylthiophene")
    • Products that contain a daily dosage of 1,5 mg of Germanium
    • Bentonite Clay
    • Kava kava
  • Products that have passed their expiration or "use by" dates
  • Unregistered novel foods, such as:
    • Miracle berry
    • Globe amaranth
    • Pueraria mirificia
    • Epimedium
  • Products labelled as "not for retail sale," or "not intended for resale"
  • Food products that are sold alleging a health/curative claim
  • Other products, such us:
    • Jelly mini-cup sweets
    • Sweets designed to resemble illegal drugs  
  • Food containing any illegal drug 
  • Food with any health claim not allowed under the EU Health Claim Regulation
  • Counterfeit food
  • Food infringing protected geographical indications and protected designations of origin

Related Amazon Help Pages

  • Restricted Products: Alcohol
  • Restricted Products: Animals, Animal Accessories and Animal Products
  • Restricted Products: Drugs, Drug Paraphernalia & Dietary Supplements
  • Fulfilment by Amazon: Product Restrictions

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