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The Caseins and Caseinates (Scotland) Regulations 2016

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Labelling of edible acid caseins, edible rennet caseins and edible caseinates

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5.—(1) The following particulars must be marked clearly and indelibly on the packages, containers or labels of edible acid caseins, edible rennet caseins or edible caseinates—

(a)the name of the edible acid casein, edible rennet casein or, edible caseinate, and in the case of an edible caseinate, an indication of the cation or cations as listed in point (d) of schedule 3;

(b)in the case of edible acid caseins, edible rennet caseins or edible caseinates marketed as mixtures:

(i)the words ‘mixture of …’ followed by the names of the different products of which the mixture is composed, in decreasing order of weight,

(ii)an indication of the cation or cations, as listed in point (d) of schedule 3, in the case of edible caseinates,

(iii)the protein content in the case of mixtures containing edible caseinates;

(c)the net quantity of the edible acid caseins, edible rennet caseins and edible caseinates expressed in kilograms or grams;

(d)the name or business name and address of the food business operator under whose name or business name the product is marketed or, if that food business operator is not established in the European Union, the importer into the European Union market;

(e)in the case of edible acid caseins, edible rennet caseins or edible caseinates imported from third countries, the name of the country of origin;

(f)the lot identification of the casein or caseinate products or the date of production.

(2) A person must not place on the market any edible acid caseins, edible rennet caseins or edible caseinates unless the particulars referred to in regulation 5(1) are given in English either exclusively or in addition to any other language.

(3) Where the minimum milk protein content set out at item 2 in table 1 of schedule 1, item 2 in table 1 of schedule 2, or item 2 in table 1 of schedule 3 is exceeded in the milk products defined in regulation 2, this fact may, without prejudice to the provisions of Regulation (EU) 1169/2011, be marked on the packages, containers or labels of the products.

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