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Feeding Stuffs Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2001

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31.—(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), in the case of any compound feeding stuff, information may be provided in addition to the particulars required or permitted to be contained in the statutory statement or otherwise declared.

(2) Any information provided pursuant to sub-paragraph (1)—

(a)shall be clearly separated from those particulars;

(b)shall not be designed to indicate the presence or content of analytical constituents other than those the declaration of which is provided for in this Schedule or in Schedule 9;

(c)shall relate to objective or quantifiable factors which can be substantiated;

(d)shall not be misleading, in particular by attributing to the feeding stuff effects or properties that it does not possess, or by suggesting that it possesses special characteristics, when all similar feeding stuffs contain similar properties;

(e)shall not claim that the feeding stuff will prevent, treat or cure a disease;

(f)shall not, in the case of any feeding stuff intended for a particular nutritional purpose, include a generic description other than in the form of the generic term “dietetic”;

(g)shall not, in the case of any feeding stuff other than one intended for a particular nutritional purpose, include a generic description in that form; and

(h)shall not include reference to a particular pathological condition, unless—

(i)the feeding stuff is intended for a particular nutritional purpose, and

(ii)the particular nutritional purpose is specified in respect of that feeding stuff in column 1 of Chapter A of Schedule 9 and relates to that condition.

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