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Colours in Food Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation and commencement

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Use of colours in or on food

  5. 4.Health marking etc. of certain meat and meat products

  6. 5.Use of colours on eggshells

  7. 6.Use of colours in or on compound foods

  8. 7.Sale of colours and food containing colours

  9. 8.Condemnation of food

  10. 9.Offences, penalties and enforcement

  11. 10.Defence in relation to exports

  12. 11.Application of various provisions of the Order

  13. 12.Revocations and amendments

  14. 13.Transitional provision and exemption

  15. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Permitted Colours

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Foods which may not contain added colours, except where specifically provided for in Schedules 3, 4 or 5

      1. 1.Unprocessed foodstuffs

      2. 2.All bottled or packed waters

      3. 3.Milk, semi-skimmed and skimmed milk, pasteurised or sterilised (including UHT...

      4. 4.Chocolate milk

      5. 5.Fermented milk (unflavoured)

      6. 6.Preserved milks as mentioned in Directive 76/118/EEC

      7. 7.Butter-milk (unflavoured)

      8. 8.Cream and cream powder (unflavoured)

      9. 9.Oils and fats of animal or vegetable origin

      10. 10.Eggs and egg products as defined in Article 2(1) of...

      11. 11.Flour and other milled products and starches

      12. 12.Bread and similar products

      13. 13.Pasta and gnocchi

      14. 14.Sugar, including all mono- and disaccharides

      15. 15.Tomato paste and canned and bottled tomatoes

      16. 16.Tomato-based sauces

      17. 17.Fruit juice and fruit nectar as mentioned in Directive 93/77/EEC...

      18. 18.Fruit, vegetables (including potatoes) and mushrooms — canned, bottled or...

      19. 19.Extra jam, extra jelly, and chestnut purée as mentioned in...

      20. 20.Fish, molluscs and crustaceans, meat, poultry and game as well...

      21. 21.Cocoa products and chocolate components in chocolate products as mentioned...

      22. 22.Roasted coffee, tea, chicory; tea and chicory extracts; tea, plant,...

      23. 23.Salt, salt substitutes, spices and mixtures of spices

      24. 24.Wine and other products defined by Regulation (EEC) No. 822/87...

      25. 25.Korn, Kornbrand, fruit spirit drinks, fruit spirits, Ouzo, Grappa, Tsikoudia...

      26. 26.Sambuca, Maraschino and Mistra as defined in Regulation (EEC) No....

      27. 27.Sangria, Clarea and Zurra as mentioned in Regulation (EEC) No....

      28. 28.Wine vinegar

      29. 29.Foods for infants and young children as mentioned in Directive...

      30. 30.Honey

      31. 31.Malt and malt products

      32. 32.Ripened and unripened cheese (unflavoured)

      33. 33.Butter from sheep and goats' milk

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Foods to which only certain permitted colours may be added

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Colours permitted for use in certain foods only

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Further permitted colours in certain foods

      1. Part I

      2. Part II

      3. Part III

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Revocations

  16. Explanatory Note

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