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Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011 of the European Parliament and of the CouncilShow full title

Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2011 on the provision of food information to consumers, amending Regulations (EC) No 1924/2006 and (EC) No 1925/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council, and repealing Commission Directive 87/250/EEC, Council Directive 90/496/EEC, Commission Directive 1999/10/EC, Directive 2000/13/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, Commission Directives 2002/67/EC and 2008/5/EC and Commission Regulation (EC) No 608/2004 (Text with EEA relevance)

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ANNEX VIU.K.+E.U. NAME OF THE FOOD AND SPECIFIC ACCOMPANYING PARTICULARS

PART A —U.K.+E.U.MANDATORY PARTICULARS ACCOMPANYING THE NAME OF THE FOOD

1.The name of the food shall include or be accompanied by particulars as to the physical condition of the food or the specific treatment which it has undergone (for example, powdered, refrozen, freeze-dried, quick-frozen, concentrated, smoked) in all cases where omission of such information could mislead the purchaser.U.K.+E.U.

2.In the case of foods that have been frozen before sale and which are sold defrosted, the name of the food shall be accompanied by the designation ‘defrosted’.U.K.+E.U.

This requirement shall not apply to the following:

(a)

ingredients present in the final product;

(b)

foods for which freezing is a technologically necessary step of the production process;

(c)

foods for which the defrosting has no negative impact on the safety or quality of the food.

This point shall apply without prejudice to point 1.

3.Foods treated with ionising radiation shall bear one of the following indications:U.K.+E.U.

‘irradiated’ or ‘treated with ionising radiation’, and other indications as stated in Directive 1999/2/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 February 1999 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States concerning foods and food ingredients treated with ionising radiation(1).

4.In the case of foods in which a component or ingredient that consumers expect to be normally used or naturally present has been substituted with a different component or ingredient, the labelling shall bear — in addition to the list of ingredients — a clear indication of the component or the ingredient that has been used for the partial or whole substitution:U.K.+E.U.

(a)

in close proximity to the name of the product; and

(b)

using a font size which has an x-height of at least 75 % of the x-height of the name of the product and which is not smaller than the minimum font size required in Article 13(2) of this Regulation.

5.In the case of meat products, meat preparations and fishery products containing added proteins as such, including hydrolysed proteins, of a different animal origin, the name of the food shall bear an indication of the presence of those proteins and of their origin.U.K.+E.U.

6.In the case of meat products and meat preparations which have the appearance of a cut, joint, slice, portion or carcase of meat, the name of the food shall include an indication of the presence of added water if the added water makes up more than 5 % of the weight of the finished product. The same rules shall apply in the case of fishery products and prepared fishery products which have the appearance of a cut, joint, slice, portion, filet or of a whole fishery product.U.K.+E.U.

7.Meat products, meat preparations and fishery products which may give the impression that they are made of a whole piece of meat or fish, but actually consist of different pieces combined together by other ingredients, including food additives and food enzymes or by other means, shall bear the following indication:U.K.+E.U.

in Bulgarian

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‘формовано месо’ and ‘формована риба’;

[X1in Spanish

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elaborado a partir de piezas de carne and elaborado a partir de piezas de pescado ;]

in Czech

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‘ze spojovaných kousků masa’ and ‘ze spojovaných kousků rybího masa’;

in Danish

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‘Sammensat af stykker af kød’ and ‘Sammensat af stykker af fisk’;

in German

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‘aus Fleischstücken zusammengefügt’ and ‘aus Fischstücken zusammengefügt’;

in Estonian

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‘liidetud liha’ and ‘liidetud kala’;

in Greek

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‘μορφοποιημένο κρέας’ and ‘μορφοποιημένο ψάρι’;

in English

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‘formed meat’ and ‘formed fish’;

in French

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‘viande reconstituée’ and ‘poisson reconstitué’;

in Irish

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‘píosaí feola ceangailte’ and ‘píosaí éisc ceangailte’;

in Italian

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‘carne ricomposta’ and ‘pesce ricomposto’;

in Latvian

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‘formēta gaļa’ and ‘formēta zivs’;

in Lithuanian

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‘sudarytas (-a) iš mėsos gabalų’ and ‘sudarytas (-a) iš žuvies gabalų’;

in Hungarian

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‘darabokból újraformázott hús’ and ‘darabokból újraformázott hal’;

in Maltese

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‘laħam rikostitwit’ and ‘ħut rikostitwit’;

in Dutch

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‘samengesteld uit stukjes vlees’ and ‘samengesteld uit stukjes vis’;

in Polish

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‘z połączonych kawałków mięsa’ and ‘z połączonych kawałków ryby’;

in Portuguese

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‘carne reconstituída’ and ‘peixe reconstituído’;

in Romanian

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‘carne formată’ and ‘carne de pește formată’;

[X1in Slovak

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zo spájaných kúskov mäsa and zo spájaných kúskov ryby ;]

in Slovenian

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‘sestavljeno, iz koščkov oblikovano meso’ and ‘sestavljene, iz koščkov oblikovane ribe’;

in Finnish

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‘paloista yhdistetty liha’ and ‘paloista yhdistetty kala’;

in Swedish

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‘sammanfogade bitar av kött’ and ‘sammanfogade bitar av fisk’.

PART B —U.K.+E.U.SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS CONCERNING THE DESIGNATION OF ‘MINCED MEAT’

1.Composition criteria checked on the basis of a daily average:U.K.+E.U.

a

The collagen/meat protein ratio is expressed as the percentage of collagen in meat protein. The collagen content means the hydroxyproline content multiplied by a factor of 8.

Fat contentCollagen/meat protein ratioa
— lean minced meat,≤ 7 %≤ 12 %
— minced pure beef,≤ 20 %≤ 15 %
— minced meat containing pigmeat,≤ 30 %≤ 18 %
— minced meat of other species,≤ 25 %≤ 15 %

2.In addition to the requirements laid down in Chapter IV of Section V of Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 853/2004, the following expressions shall appear on the labelling:U.K.+E.U.

  • ‘percentage of fat content under …’,

  • ‘collagen/meat protein ratio under …’,

3.The Member States may allow the placing on their national market of minced meat which does not comply with the criteria laid down in point 1 of this Part under a national mark that cannot be confused with the marks provided for in Article 5(1) of Regulation (EC) No 853/2004.U.K.+E.U.

PART C —U.K.+E.U.SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS CONCERNING THE DESIGNATION OF SAUSAGE CASINGS

If a sausage casing is not edible, this must be indicated.

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