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The Food Irradiation (Scotland) Regulations 2009

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15.—(1) A licensee must record for each batch of food irradiated by the licensee—

(a)the nature and quantity of food in the batch;

(b)the number given to it under paragraph 10;

(c)the name and address of each consignor and consignee of food within the batch;

(d)the date on which the batch was irradiated;

(e)any microbiological information relating to food within the batch;

(f)the type of packaging in contact with the food in the batch during irradiation;

(g)where temperature control has been applied while irradiating the food, the temperature of the food in the batch immediately before irradiation;

(h)the maximum, minimum and overall average dose of ionising radiation applied to the batch;

(i)the type of ionising radiation used;

(j)the data used for control of the irradiation including—

(i)the positioning of dose meters within the batch and the doses of ionising radiation recorded by them;

(ii)previous tests used for the purpose of validating that positioning; and

(iii)the method (including instrumentation and frequency) used for measuring the doses of ionising radiation applied during the irradiation, and in the previous tests, and the dosimetry standard used to calibrate the meters used to measure them.

(2) A licensee must not consign food irradiated by the licensee to another person unless it is accompanied by—

(a)the licensee’s name;

(b)the licensee’s licence number;

(c)the information specified in sub-paragraph (1)(a) to (d); and

(d)the overall average dose required by sub‑paragraph (1)(h).

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