The Food Additives (England) Regulations 2009

Consequential amendments

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18.  (1)  In the Mineral Hydrocarbons in Food Regulations 1966(1) in regulation 3 (exemptions), for sub-paragraph (d) of paragraph (1), in so far as that provision applies to England, there is substituted the following sub-paragraph—

(d)any food containing mineral hydrocarbon that is used in the food as a miscellaneous additive as defined in the Food Additives (England) Regulations 2009 in compliance with the provisions of those Regulations..

(2) In the Fruit Juices and Fruit Nectars (England) Regulations 2003(2), for paragraph 6 of Schedule 3 (additional ingredients permitted in particular designated products) there is substituted the following paragraph—

6.  In any designated product, any substance permitted pursuant to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on food additives may be added..

(3) In the Condensed Milk and Dried Milk (England) Regulations 2003(3), for paragraph (a) of Note 1 to Schedule 1 (partly or wholly dehydrated preserved milk products and their reserved descriptions) there is substituted the following note—

(a)Any designated product may contain—

(i)any substance permitted pursuant to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on food additives, and

(ii)vitamins and minerals in accordance with the requirements of Regulation (EC) No. 1925/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the addition of vitamins and minerals and of certain other substances to foods(4).

(4) In the Meat Products (England) Regulations 2003(5), for the Note to Schedule 3 (added ingredients which are not required to be indicated in the name of the food in the case of a meat product to which regulation 5 applies) there is substituted the following Note—

For the purposes of item 1 of this Schedule, “additive” means any substance permitted for use in food pursuant to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on food additives or Regulation (EC) No. 1334/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on flavourings and certain food ingredients with flavouring properties for use in and on foods and amending Council Regulation (EEC) No. 1601/91, Regulations (EC) No. 2232/96 and (EC) No. 110/2008 and Directive 2000/13/EC(6)..

(5) In the Jam and Similar Products (England) Regulations 2003(7)—

(a)in paragraph (1) of regulation 2 (interpretation) for the definition of “permitted sweetener” there is substituted the following definition—

“permitted sweetener” means any sweetener in so far as its use is permitted in specified jam or similar product by the Food Additives (England) Regulations 2009;; and

(b)in Schedule 2 (permitted additional ingredients and authorised treatments for products described in items 1 to 7 of Schedule 1), for sub-paragraph (m) of paragraph (1) there is substituted the following sub-paragraph—

(m)any substance permitted pursuant to Regulation (EC) No. 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on food additives..

(4)

OJ No. L404, 30.12.2006, p.26, as amended by Regulation (EC) No. 108/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No. 1925/2006 on the addition of vitamins and minerals and of certain other substances to foods (OJ No. L39, 13.2.2008, p.11).

(6)

OJ No. L354, 31.12.2008, p. 34.