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The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Heavy Metal Poisoning) (England) (Revocation) Order 1990

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Statutory Instruments

1990 No. 1827





The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Heavy Metal Poisoning) (England) (Revocation) Order 1990


5th September 1990

Laid before Parliament

6th September 1990

Coming into force

6th September 1990

The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 1(1) and (2) and section 24(1) and (3) of the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985(1), and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:

Title and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Heavy Metal Poisoning) (England) (Revocation) Order 1990 and shall come into force on 6th September 1990.


2.  The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Heavy Metal Poisoning) (England) Order 1990(2) is hereby revoked.

In witness whereof the Official Seal of the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food is hereunto affixed on


Grant Meekings

Assistant Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.

5th September 1990.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order revokes the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Heavy Metal Poisoning) (England) Order 1990 which contained emergency prohibitions in order to prevent human consumption of food which may have been rendered unsuitable for that purpose in consequence of animals eating zinc chromate or other poisonous heavy metal.


1985 c. 48; section 1 was amended by section 51 of the Food Safety Act 1990 (c. 16), and section 24 was amended by paragraph 29 of Schedule 3 to that Act.


S.I. 1990/1666.

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