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The Food Irradiation (Scotland) Regulations 2009

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8.—(1) No person may import into Scotland, store or transport for the purpose of sale or sell irradiated food, or food containing an irradiated ingredient, which is not ready for delivery to the ultimate consumer or catering establishments unless the documents which accompany the food—

(a)apply the word “irradiated” or the words “treated with ionising radiation” to the food or the ingredient, as the case may be; and

(b)include either the name and address of the facility which carried out the irradiation, or its official reference number.

(2) In this regulation—

(a)“catering establishment” means a restaurant, canteen, club, public house, school, hospital or similar establishment (including a vehicle or a fixed mobile stall) where, in the course of a business, food is prepared for delivery to the ultimate consumer and is ready for consumption without further preparation;

(b)“ultimate consumer” means any person who buys otherwise than—

(i)for the purpose of resale;

(ii)for the purposes of a catering establishment; or

(iii)for the purposes of a manufacturing business.

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