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Miscellaneous Food Additives (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999

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Amendment of the principal Regulations

7.  In Schedule 2 (conditionally permitted preservatives and antioxidants)—

(a)in Part A (sorbates, benzoates and p-hydroxybenzoates) in the second table—

(i)there shall be substituted for the entry relating to olives and olive-based preparations the following entry—

Olives and olive-based preparations10005001000

(ii)there shall be substituted for the entries relating to emulsified sauces with a fat content of 60% or more and emulsified sauces with a fat content less than 60% the following entries—

Emulsified sauces with a fat content of 60% or more10005001000
Emulsified sauces with a fat content less than 60%200010002000

(iii)there shall be inserted at the end the following entries—

. . . Mehu and Makeutettu . . . Mehu500200
Analogues of meat, fish, crustaceans and cephalopods and cheese based on protein2000
Dulce de membrillo1000
Marmelada1500
Ostkaka2000
Pasha1000
Semmelkn 154 delteig2000
Cheese and cheese analogues (surface treatment only)quantum satis
Cooked red beet2000
Collagen-based casings with a water activity greater than 0.6quantum satis

(b)in Part B (suplhur dioxide and sulphites) in the second table—

(i)there shall be substituted for the entries relating to crustaceans and cephalopods the following entries—

(*)

In edible parts

Crustaceans and cephalopods:

— fresh, frozen and deep-frozen

150(*)

— crustaceans,panaeidae solenceridae, aristeidaefamily:

  • up to 80 units

150(*)
  • between 80 and 120 units

200(*)
  • over 120 units

300(*)

— cooked

50(*)

(ii)in column 1 there shall be substituted for “Dehydrated granulated potatoes” the words “Dehydrated potatoes”;

(iii)in the entry relating to sugars as defined in Directive 73/437/EEC(1) except glucose syrup, whether or not dehydrated, there shall be substituted in column 2 for the number “15” the number “10”;

(iv)there shall be substituted for the entry relating to vegetable — and cereal-protein-based meat, fish and crustacean analogues the following entry—

Analogues of meat, fish and crustacean based on protein200;

(v)there shall be inserted at the end the following entries—

Marinated nuts50
Vacumn packed sweet corn100
Distilled alcoholic beverages containing whole pears50,

(c)in Part C (other preservatives)—

(i)in the first table the entry relating to E 233 Thiabendazole shall be omitted;

(ii)in the first table in the entry relating to E 234 Nisin there shall be inserted at the end in column 3 the word “Mascarpone” and in column 4 opposite that word “10 mg/kg”;

(iii)in the second table there shall be substituted for the entries relating to E 251 Sodium nitrate and E 252 Potassium nitrate the following entries—

(*)

Expressed as NaNO3

(*X*)

Residual amounts nitrite formed from nitrate included, expressed as NaNO2;

E 251 Sodium nitrate

E 252 Potassium nitrate

Cured meat products

Canned meat products

300250(*)

Hard, semi-hard and semi-soft cheese

Dairy-based cheese analogue

50(*)
Pickled herring and sprat200(*X*)
Foie gras, foie gras entier, blocs de foie gras50(*)

(iv)in the third table there shall be substituted for the entries relating to E 280 Propionic acid, E 281 Sodium propionate, E 282 Calcium propionate and E 283 Potassium propionate the following entries—

(*)

Propionic acid and its salts may be present in certain fermented products resulting from the fermentation process following good manufacturing practice.;

E 280

E 281

E 282

Propionic acid(*)

Sodium propionate(*)

Calcium propionate(*)

Pre-packed sliced bread and rye bread3000 mg/kg expressed as propionic acid
E 283Potassium propionate(*)

Energy reduced bread

Partially baked, pre-packed bread

Pre-packed fine bakery wares (including flour confectionery) with a water activity of more than 0.65

Pre-packed rolls, buns andpitta

Prepackedpølsebrød bolleranddansk flutes

2000 mg/kg expressed as propionic acid

Christmas pudding

Pre-packed bread

1000 mg/kg expressed as propionic acid
Cheese and cheese analogues (surface treatment only)Quantum satis

(d)in Part D (other antioxidants) in the table there shall be substituted in column 3 for “De-hydrated granulated potatoes” the words “Dehydrated potatoes”.

(1)

O.J. No. L356, 27.12.73, p. 71

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