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The Food Labelling Regulations 1996

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Foods which need not bear an appropriate durability indication

22.  The following foods need not be marked or labelled with an appropriate durability indication:

(a)fresh fruit and vegetables (including potatoes but not including sprouting seeds, legume sprouts and similar products) which have not been peeled or cut into pieces;

(b)wine, liqueur wine, sparkling wine, aromatised wine and any similar drink obtained from fruit other than grapes;

(c)any drink made from grapes or grape musts and coming within codes 2206 00 39, 2206 00 59 and 2206 00 89 of the Combined Nomenclature given in Council Regulation (EEC) No. 2658/87(1) on the tariff and statistical nomenclature and on the Common Customs Tariff, as amended(2);

(d)any drink with an alcoholic strength by volume of 10 per cent or more;

(e)any soft drink, fruit juice or fruit nectar or alcoholic drink, sold in a container containing more than 5 litres and intended for supply to catering establishments;

(f)any flour confectionery and bread which, given the nature of its content, is normally consumed within 24 hours of its preparation;

(g)vinegar;

(h)cooking and table salt;

(i)solid sugar and products consisting almost solely of flavoured or coloured sugars;

(j)chewing gums and similar products;

(k)edible ices in individual portions.

(1)

OJ No. L256, 7.9.87, p.1.

(2)

Relevant amendment is Commission Regulation (EEC) No. 2551/93, OJ No. L241, 27.9.93, p.1.

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