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The Food Irradiation Provisions (Scotland) Regulations 2000

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Amendments to the Food (Control of Irradiation) Regulations 1990

6.  After regulation 6 there shall be inserted the following regulation–

Labelling of non consumer foods

6A.(1) In the case of foods subject to treatment by ionising radiation not intended for sale to the ultimate consumer or catering establishments–

(a)the word “irradiated” or the words “treated with ionising radiation” shall be indicated on the documents which accompany or refer to those foods; and

(b)either the identity and address of the facility which carried out the irradiation, or the official reference number, shall be indicated on the documents referred to in sub paragraph (a) above.

(2) In this regulation “ultimate consumer” and “catering establishment” have the meaning given in regulation 2(1) of the Food Labelling Regulations 1996(1); and “the official reference number” is that referred to in Article 7.1 of Directive 99/2..


S.I. 1996/1499, to which there are amendments not relevant to these definitions.

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