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The Meat Products (Scotland) Regulations 2004

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Restrictions on the use of certain names

4.—(1) For the purposes of the 1996 Regulations, a name which appears in column 1 of Schedule 2 shall not be used in the labelling or advertising of a meat product as the name of the food, whether or not qualified with other words unless either–

(a)the meat product complies with the appropriate requirements in columns 2 and 3 of that Schedule; or

(b)the name is used in accordance with paragraph (2).

(2) A name which appears in column 1 of Schedule 2 shall not be used in the labelling or advertising of a food, whether or not qualified by other words, in such a way as to suggest, either expressly or by implication, that the meat product designated by that name is an ingredient of the food unless either–

(a)(i)that meat product is an ingredient of the food, and

(ii)that meat product complied, at the time of preparation of the food, with the appropriate requirements in columns 2 and 3 of that Schedule; or

(b)(i)the name used as the name of the food for that food is a name which appears in column 1 of that Schedule, and

(ii)the product complies with the appropriate requirements in columns 2 and 3 of that Schedule.

(3) No person shall sell or advertise for sale a food in the labelling of which a name is used in contravention of the foregoing paragraphs.

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