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The Honey (Scotland) Regulations 2003

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Labelling and description of specified honey products

5.—(1) Without prejudice to the generality of Part II of the 1996 Regulations, no person shall sell to the ultimate consumer or to a catering establishment any specified honey product unless it is marked or labelled with–

(a)a reserved description of the product;

(b)in the case of baker’s honey, the term “intended for cooking only” on the label in close proximity to the reserved description;

(c)the country or countries of origin where the honey has been harvested save that in the case of honey originating in more than one Member State or third country the country of origin may be replaced with, as appropriate, the terms–

(i)“blend of EC honeys”;

(ii)“blend of non–EC honeys”; or

(iii)“blend of EC and non–EC honeys”.

(2) Where, pursuant to note 2 of Schedule 1, the description “honey” has been used in the name of a compound foodstuff, no person shall sell such a compound foodstuff unless the list of ingredients includes the term “baker’s honey”.

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