The Infant Formula and Follow–on Formula Regulations 1995

Export of infant formulae and follow-on formulae to third countries

5.  (1)  No person shall export from Great Britain to a third country any infant formula which does not comply with—

(a)the requirements referred to in regulations 8, 10, 11 and 12 or the Codex Standard for Infant Formula(1) established by the Codex Alimentarius;

(b)the requirements referred to in regulations 13(1)(c)–(h), (2) and (3), 15 and 16(1); and

(c)the provisions of the Food (Lot Marking) Regulations 1992(2).

(2) The provisions referred to in paragraph (1) above shall not apply to the extent that any of them are dispensed with or varied by provisions laid down by the importing country.

(3) No person shall export from Great Britain to a third country any food, other than an infant formula, which is labelled or otherwise represented as capable of satisfying by itself the nutritional requirements of normal healthy infants during the first four to six months of life.

(1)

Codex Stan 72–1981 (amended 1983, 1985, 1987), Codex Alimentarius, 1994, vol. 4, p. 17.

(2)

S.I. 1992/1357.