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The Food Information (Scotland) Regulations 2014

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Products that are not prepacked etc. containing meat and other ingredients

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7.—(1) A food business operator who offers for sale a product to which this regulation applies at premises where sales are made to final consumers must provide the particulars required by Article 9(1)(d) (quantity of certain ingredients), as read with Article 22 and Annex VIII in respect of the ingredients in the product that are meat.

(2) This regulation applies to a product (other than a food specified in Schedule 2) that contains meat and any other ingredients and that is—

(a)not prepacked;

(b)packed on the operator’s premises at the consumer’s request; or

(c)prepacked for direct sale.

(3) This regulation does not apply to a product that is offered for sale by a mass caterer at a mass catering establishment in the course of their business as a mass caterer.

(4) The quantity of meat specified in the particulars mentioned in paragraph (1) must be determined taking into account the provisions relating to total fat and connective tissue content in point 17 of Part B of Annex VII, including any downward adjustment needed in a case where the total fat and connective tissue content in the product exceeds the values indicated in the table in that point.

(5) The particulars must appear—

(a)on a label attached to the product; or

(b)on a notice, ticket or label that is readily discernible by an intending purchaser at the place where they choose that product.

(6) In this regulation—

“offered for sale” has the same meaning as in Article 44 and “offers for sale” shall be construed accordingly;

“meat” means the skeletal muscles of mammalian and bird species recognised as fit for human consumption with naturally included or adherent tissue but does not include mechanically separated meat; and

“mechanically separated meat” has the meaning given in point 1.14 of Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 853/2004(1) of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down specific hygiene rules for food of animal origin.

(1)

OJ L 139, 30.4.2004, p.55 last amended by Commission Regulation (EU) No 218/2014 (OJ No L 69, 8.3.2014, p.95).

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