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The Preservatives in Food Regulations 1989

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Procuring of sample

2.  A sample shall satisfy at least the following requirements–

(a)in the case of goods packaged in crates, boxes or similar containers–

Numbers of containers in the lotUp to 1,000Above 1,000
Minimum number of containers to be sampled ... ... ... ...34
Mass, in kg., of fruit to be treated as sample per container ... ... ... ...22

(b)in the case of goods in bulk–

Mass of batch in kg. ... ... ... ...Up to 500Above 500
Mass, in kg., to be treated as sample ... ... ... ...68

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