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The Honey (England) Regulations 2015

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and application

    2. 2.Definition of “honey” and different types of honey

    3. 3.General interpretation

    4. 4.Limited scope of specified provisions

    5. 5.Application of requirements relating to product names

  3. PART 2

    1. 6.Honey

    2. 7.Blossom honey and nectar honey

    3. 8.Honeydew honey

    4. 9.Comb honey

    5. 10.Chunk honey and cut comb in honey

    6. 11.Drained honey

    7. 12.Extracted honey

    8. 13.Pressed honey

    9. 14.Filtered honey

    10. 15.Baker’s honey

  4. PART 3

    1. 16.Compositional requirements

  5. PART 4

    1. 17.Additional labelling requirements

  6. PART 5

    1. 18.Enforcement

    2. 19.Application and modification of provisions of the Act

    3. 20.Revocations

    4. 21.Amendment of the Food Information Regulations 2014

    5. 22.Transitional provision

    6. 23.Review

  7. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Compositional criteria

      1. 1.The honey consists essentially of different sugars, predominantly fructose and...

      2. 2.The colour varies from nearly colourless to dark brown.

      3. 3.The consistency can be fluid, viscous or partly or entirely...

      4. 4.The flavour and aroma vary but are derived from the...

      5. 5.No food ingredient has been added, including any food additive....

      6. 6.No other additions have been made to the honey except...

      7. 7.It must, as far as possible, be free from organic...

      8. 8.It must not— (a) have any foreign tastes or odours;...

      9. 9.Paragraph 8 does not apply to baker’s honey.

      10. 10.No pollen or constituent particular to honey may be removed...

      11. 11.Paragraph 10 does not apply to filtered honey.

      12. 12.The additional compositional criteria set out in the following table...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Application and modification of provisions of the Act

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Amendment of the Food Information Regulations 2014

      1. 1.The Food Information Regulations 2014 are amended as follows.

      2. 2.In the table in Part 2 of Schedule 5 (FIC...

  8. Explanatory Note

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