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The Food Safety (Information and Compositional Requirements) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

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Regulation 6

SCHEDULE 3Amendments to statutory rules

The Food Intended for Use in Energy Restricted Diets for Weight Reduction Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997

1.—(1) The Food Intended for Use in Energy Restricted Diets for Weight Reduction Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997(1) are amended in accordance with subparagraphs (2) to (7).

(2) For the definition of “relevant food” in regulation 1(2), substitute—

“relevant food” means specially formulated food intended for use in energy-restricted diets for weight reduction, being food which complies with the compositional requirements in Schedule 1 and which, when used as instructed by the manufacturer, replaces the whole of the total daily diet;.

(3) For regulation 2(1) substitute—

(1) A person shall not sell any relevant food under any name other than “total diet replacement for weight control” in the case of products intended as a replacement for the whole of the daily diet..

(4) In regulation 2(2) omit “or “meal replacement for weight control””.

(5) In regulation 3 for paragraphs (f) and (g) substitute—

(f)for products mentioned in regulation 2(1), a statement that the product provides adequate amounts of all essential nutrients for the day and a statement that the product should not be used for more than three weeks without medical advice..

(6) For regulation 5 substitute—

5.  A person shall not sell any relevant food being a product mentioned in regulation 2(1) unless all individual components making up the product are contained in the same package..

(7) Schedule 1 is amended in accordance with paragraphs (a) to (f)—

(a)for paragraph 1 (Energy) substitute—

1.    Energy

The energy provided by a product mentioned in regulation 2(1) shall not be less than 3360kJ (800 kcal) and shall not exceed 5040kJ (1200 kcal) for the total daily ratio

(b)for paragraph 2.1 substitute—

(2.1) The protein contained in products mentioned in regulation 2(1) shall provide not less than 25% and not more than 50% of the total energy of the product. In any case the amount of protein of products mentioned in regulation 2(1) shall not exceed 125g.;

(c)in paragraph 3.2 omit “(a)” after “2(1)”;

(d)omit paragraph 3.3;

(e)in paragraph 4 omit “(a)” after “2(1)”;

(f)for paragraph 5 “(vitamins and minerals)” substitute—

5.    Vitamins and Minerals

The products mentioned in regulation 2(1) shall provide for the whole of the daily diet at least 100% of the amounts of vitamins and minerals specified in the Table.

The Infant Formula and Follow-on Formula (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2007

2.  In regulation 28 (offences and enforcement) of the Infant Formula and Follow-on Formula (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2007 for “24, 25, 26 or 27”, substitute “24 or 25”.

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S.R. 1997 No.450, to which there are amendments not relevant to these Regulations

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