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The Sweeteners in Food Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2004

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Amendments to the Sweeteners in Food Regulations 1995

7.  In Schedule 1 (permitted sweeteners and the foods in or on which they may be used)(1)–

(a)in the entries in Column 3 relating to “E951 Aspartame”, after the entry ““Snacks”: certain flavours of ready to eat, pre packed, dry, savoury starch products and coated nuts”, insert the entry “Essoblaten” and in the corresponding place for that new entry in Column 4, insert “1000 mg/kg”;

(b)in the entries relating to “E952 Cyclamic Acid and its Na and Ca salts”–

(i)in the entry in Column 4 relating to “Water-based flavoured drinks, energy-reduced or with no added sugar”, for “400 mg/l”, substitute “250 mg/l”;

(ii)in the entry in Column 4 relating to “Milk and milk derivative based or fruit juice based drinks, energy reduced or with no added sugar”, for “400 mg/l”, substitute “250 mg/l”;

(iii)omit the entries listed in Columns 3 and 4 under the heading “Confectionery”; and

(iv)omit the entry in Columns 3 and 4 under the heading “Miscellaneous” relating to “Edible ices, energy reduced or with no added sugar”;

(c)omit the entries in Columns 2 to 4 relating to Sucralose listed at the end of the Table;

(d)after the entries relating to “E954 Saccharin and its Na, K and Ca salts”, insert–

E955SucraloseNon-alcoholic drinks
– Water-based flavoured drinks, energy-reduced or with no added sugar300 mg/l
– Milk- and milk-derivative based or fruit-juice-based drinks, energy-reduced or with no added sugar300 mg/l
Desserts and similar products
– Water-based flavoured desserts, energy-reduced or with no added sugar400 mg/kg
– Milk- and milk-derivative-based preparations, energy-reduced or with no added sugar400 mg/kg
– Fruit- and vegetable-based desserts, energy-reduced or with no added sugar400 mg/kg
– Egg-based desserts, energy-reduced or with no added sugar400 mg/kg
– Cereal-based desserts, energy-reduced or with no added sugar400 mg/kg
– Breakfast cereals with a fibre content of more than 15% and containing at least 20% bran, energy reduced or with no added sugar400 mg/kg
– Fat-based desserts, energy-reduced or with no added sugar400 mg/kg
Confectionery
– Confectionery with no added sugar1000 mg/kg
– Cocoa- or dried-fruit-based confectionery, energy-reduced or with no added sugar800 mg/kg
– Starch-based confectionery, energy-reduced or with no added sugar1000 mg/kg
– Cornets and wafers, for ice cream, with no added sugar800 mg/kg
– Breath-freshening micro sweets with no added sugar2400 mg/kg
– Strongly flavoured freshening throat pastilles with no added sugar1000 mg/kg
– Chewing gum with no added sugar3000 mg/kg
– Energy-reduced tablet form confectionery200 mg/kg
Miscellaneous
– “Snacks”: certain flavours of ready to eat, pre-packed, dry, savoury starch products and coated nuts200 mg/kg
Essoblaten800 mg/kg
– Cocoa- , milk- , dried-fruit- or fat-based sandwich spreads, energy-reduced or with no added sugar400 mg/kg
– Cider and Perry50 mg/l
– Drinks consisting of a mixture of a non-alcoholic drink and beer, cider, perry, spirits or wine250 mg/l
– Spirit drinks containing less than 15% alcohol by volume250 mg/l
– Alcohol-free beer or with an alcohol content not exceeding 1.2% vol250 mg/l
– “Bière de table/Tafelbier/Table beer” (original wort content less than 6%) except for “Obergäriges Einfachbier”250 mg/l
– Beers with a minimum acidity of 30 milli-equivalents expressed as NaOH250 mg/l
– Brown beer of the “oud bruin” type250 mg/l
– Energy-reduced beer10 mg/l
– Edible ices, energy-reduced or with no added sugar320 mg/l
– Canned or bottled fruit, energy-reduced or with no added sugar400 mg/kg
– Energy-reduced jams, jellies and marmalades400 mg/kg
– Energy-reduced fruit and vegetable preparations400 mg/kg
– Sweet-sour preserves of fruit and vegetables180mg/kg
Feinkostsalat140 mg/kg
– Sweet-sour preserves and semi-preserves of fish and marinades of fish, crustaceans and molluscs120 mg/kg
– Energy-reduced soups45 mg/l
– Sauces450 mg/kg
– Mustard140 mg/kg
– Fine bakery products for special nutritional uses700 mg/kg
– Foods intended for use in energy-restricted diets for weight reduction as referred to in Directive 1996/8/EC320 mg/kg
– Dietary foods for special medical purposes as defined in Directive 1999/21/EC400 mg/kg
– Food supplements as defined in Directive 2002/46/EC supplied in a liquid form240 mg/l
– Food supplements as defined in Directive 2002/46/EC supplied in a solid form800 mg/kg
– Food supplements as defined in Directive 2002/46/EC, based on vitamins and/or mineral elements and supplied in a syrup-type or chewable form2400 mg/kg;

(e)after the entries relating to E959 Neohesperidine DC, insert–

E962Salt of aspartame-acesulfameNon-alcoholic drinks
– Water-based flavoured drinks, energy-reduced or with no added sugar350 mg/l(a)
– Milk- and milk-derivative-based or fruit-juice-based drinks, energy-reduced or with no added sugar350 mg/l(a)
Desserts and similar products
– Water-based flavoured desserts, energy-reduced or with no added sugar350 mg/kg(a)
– Milk- and milk-derivative-based preparations, energy-reduced or with no added sugar350 mg/kg(a)
– Fruit- and vegetable-based desserts, energy-reduced or with no added sugar350 mg/kg(a)
– Egg-based desserts, energy-reduced or with no added sugar350 mg/kg(a)
– Cereal-based desserts, energy-reduced or with no added sugar350 mg/kg(a)
– Breakfast cereals with a fibre content of more than 15% and containing at least 20% bran, energy-reduced or with no added sugar1000 mg/kg(b)
– Fat-based desserts, energy-reduced or with no added sugar350 mg/kg(a)
Confectionery
– Confectionery with no added sugar500 mg/kg(a)
– Cocoa- or dried-fruit-based confectionery, energy-reduced or with no added sugar500 mg/kg(a)
– Starch-based confectionery, energy-reduced or with no added sugar1000 mg/kg(a)
– Breath-freshening micro-sweets with no added sugar2500 mg/kg(a)
– Chewing gum with no added sugar2000 mg/kg(a)
Miscellaneous
– “Snacks”: certain flavours of ready to eat, prepacked, dry, savoury starch products and coated nuts500 mg/kg(b)
Essoblaten1000 mg/kg(b)
– Cocoa-, milk-, dried-fruit or fat-based sandwich spreads, energy-reduced or with no added sugar1000 mg/kg(b)
– Cider and perry350 mg/l(a)
– Drinks consisting of a mixture of a non-alcoholic drink and beer, cider, perry, spirits or wine350 mg/l(a)
– Spirit drinks containing less than 15% alcohol by volume350 mg/l(a)
– Alcohol-free beer or with an alcohol content not exceeding 1.2% vol350 mg/l(a)
– “Bière de table/Tafelbier/Table beer” (original wort content less than 6%) except for “Obergäriges Einfachbier”350 mg/l(a)
– Beers with a minimum acidity of 30 milli-equivalents expressed as NaOH350 mg/l(a)
– Brown beers of the “oud bruin” type350 mg/l(a)
– Energy-reduced beer25 mg/l(b)
– Edible ices, energy-reduced or with no added sugar800 mg/kg(b)
– Canned or bottled fruit, energy-reduced or with no added sugar350 mg/kg(a)
– Energy-reduced jams, jellies and marmalades1000 mg/kg(b)
– Energy-reduced fruit and vegetable preparations350 mg/kg(a)
– Sweet-sour preserves of fruit and vegetables200 mg/kg(a)
Feinkostsalat350 mg/kg(b)
– Sweet-sour preserves and semi-preserves of fish and marinades of fish, crustaceans and molluscs200 mg/kg(a)
– Energy-reduced soups110 mg/l(b)
– Sauces350 mg/kg(b)
– Mustard350 mg/kg(b)
– Fine bakery products for special nutritional uses1000 mg/kg(a)
– Foods intended for use in energy-restricted diets for weight reduction as referred to in Directive 1996/8/EC450 mg/kg(a)
– Dietary foods for special medical purposes as defined in Directive 1999/21/EC450 mg/kg(a)
– Food supplements as defined in Directive 2002/46/EC supplied in a liquid form350 mg/l(a)
– Food supplements as defined in Directive 2002/46/EC supplied in a solid form500 mg/kg(a)
– Food supplements as defined in Directive 2002/46/EC, based on vitamins and/or mineral elements and supplied in a syrup-type or chewable form2000 mg/kg(a);

(f)for “Complete formulae for weight control intended to replace total daily food intake or an individual meal”, in each place where it appears, substitute–

  • Foods intended for use in energy–restricted diets for weight reduction as referred to in Directive 96/8/EC(2);

(g)for “Complete formulae and nutritional supplements for use under medical supervision”, in each place where it appears, substitute–

  • Dietary foods for special medical purposes as defined in Directive 1999/21/EC(3);

(h)for “Liquid food supplements/dietary integrators”, in each place where it appears, substitute–

  • Food supplements as defined in Directive 2002/46/EC(4) supplied in a liquid form;

(i)for “Solid food supplements/dietary integrators”, in each place where it appears, substitute–

  • Food supplements as defined in Directive 2002/46/EC supplied in a solid form;

(j)for “Food supplements/diet integrators based on vitamins and/or mineral elements, syrup-type or chewable”, in each place where it appears, substitute–

  • Food supplements as defined in Directive 2002/46/EC, based on vitamins and/or mineral elements and supplied in a syrup–type or chewable form; and

(k)after notes 1 and 2 add–

3.  The maximum usable doses for the salt of aspartame-acesulfame (E962) are derived from the maximum usable doses for its constituent parts, aspartame (E951) and acesulfame-K (E950). The maximum usable doses for both aspartame (E951) and acesulfame-K (E950) are not to be exceeded by use of the salt of aspartame-acesulfame, either alone or in combination with E950 or E951.

4.  The maximum usable doses for the salt of aspartame-acesulfame (E962) are expressed either as (a) acesulfame-K equivalents or (b) aspartame equivalents..

(1)

Schedule 1 was replaced by S.I. 1997/814 and amended by S.S.I. 2002/61.

(2)

O.J. No. L 55, 6.3.96, p.22.

(3)

O.J. No. L 91, 7.4.99, p.29.

(4)

O.J. No. L 183, 12.7.02, p.51.

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