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The Genetically Modified and Novel Foods (Labelling) (Scotland) Regulations 2000

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Manner of marking or labelling

6.—(1) The particulars with which a food is required to be marked or labelled by Regulation 1139/98 or by Regulation 50/2000, or which appear on a menu, notice, ticket or label pursuant to these Regulations, shall be easy to understand, clearly legible and indelible and, when a food is sold to the final consumer, the said particulars must be marked in a conspicuous place in such a way as to be easily visible.

(2) Such particulars must not in any way be hidden, obscured or interrupted by any other written or pictorial matter.

(3) Paragraph (1) above is not to be taken to preclude the giving of such particulars at mass caterers, in respect of foods the variety and type of which are changed regularly, by means of temporary media (including the use of chalk on a blackboard).

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