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

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7.  If any person–

(a)sells any food to which the labelling requirements of Regulation 1139/98 or of Regulation 50/2000 apply which is not marked or labelled with the GMO particulars, except in the case of any food to which regulation 5(3) applies and in respect of which alternative particulars are displayed in accordance with regulation 5(4);

(b)sells any food which is not marked or labelled in accordance with regulation 4, 5 or 6; or

(c)places on the market any novel food or novel food ingredient in respect of which the additional requirements relating to consumer information set out in Article 8(1) of Regulation 258/97 have not been met,

he is guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale.

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