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The Sweeteners in Food (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations 2005

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Amendments to the Sweeteners in Food Regulations 1995

7.  In Schedule 1 (permitted sweeteners and the foods in or on which they may be used) —

(a)in the entries in Column 3 relating to “E951 Aspartame” after the words ““snacks”: certain flavours of ready to eat, prepacked, dry, savoury starch products and coated nuts” insert the following entry —

  • Essoblaten

and in the corresponding place in Column 4 insert the following entry —

  • 1000mg/kg;

(b)in the entries relating to “E952 Cyclamic Acid and its Na and Ca salts”—

(i)in the entry under the heading “non-alcoholic drinks” relating to “Water-based flavoured drinks, energy-reduced or with no added sugar”, for the entry “400 mg/l” in Column 4 substitute the following entry —

  • 250 mg/l,

(ii)in the entry under the heading relating to “Milk and milk-derivative based or fruit juice-based energy-reduced or with no added sugar”, for the entry “400 mg/l” in Column 4 substitute the following entry —

  • 250 mg/l,

(iii)the entries listed in Columns 3 and 4 under the heading “Confectionery” are omitted, and

(iv)the entry in Columns 3 and 4 under the heading “Miscellaneous” relating to “Edible ices, energy-reduced or with no added sugar” is omitted;

(c)after the entries relating to “E954 Saccharin and its Na, K and Ca salts”, the following entries are inserted —

E955SucraloseNon-alcoholic drinks
— Water-based flavoured drinks, energy-reduced or with no added sugar300 mg/l
— Milk and milk-derivative-based or fruit-juice-based drinks, energy-reduced or with no added sugar300 mg/l
Desserts and similar products
— Water-based flavoured desserts, energy-reduced or with no added sugar400 mg/kg
— Milk and milk-derivative-based preparations, energy-reduced or with no added sugar400 mg/kg
— Fruit and vegetable-based desserts, energy-reduced or with no added sugar400 mg/kg
— Egg-based desserts, energy-reduced or with no added sugar400 mg/kg
— Cereal-based desserts, energy-reduced or with no added sugar400 mg/kg
— Breakfast cereals with a fibre content of more than 15% and containing at least 20% bran, energy-reduced or with no added sugar400 mg/kg
— Fat-based desserts, energy-reduced or with no added sugar400 mg/kg
Confectionery
— Confectionery with no added sugar1000 mg/kg
— Cocoa or dried-fruit based confectionery, energy-reduced or with no added sugar800 mg/kg
— Starch-based confectionery, energy-reduced or with no added sugar1000 mg/kg
— Cornets and wafers, for ice cream, with no added sugar800 mg/kg
— Breath freshening micro-sweets with no added sugar2400 mg/kg
— Strongly flavoured freshening throat pastilles with no added sugar1000 mg/kg
— Chewing gum with no added sugar3000 mg/kg
— Energy-reduced tablet form confectionery200 mg/kg
Miscellaneous
— “Snacks”: certain flavours of ready to eat, pre-packed, dry, savoury starch products and coated nuts200 mg/kg
— Essoblaten800 mg/kg
— Cocoa, milk, dried fruit or fat-based sandwich spreads, energy-reduced or with no added sugar400 mg/kg
— Cider and Perry50 mg/l
— Drinks consisting of a mixture of non-alcoholic drink and beer, cider, perry, spirits or wine250 mg/l
— Spirit drinks containing less than 15% alcohol by volume250 mg/l
— Alcohol-free beer or with an alcohol content not exceeding 1.2% vol250 mg/l
— Biere de table/Tafelbier/Table beer (original wort content less than 6% except for “Obergariges Einfachbier”250 mg/l
— Beers with a minimum acidity of 30 milli-equivalents expressed as NaOH250 mg/l
— Brown beer of the “oud bruin” type250 mg/l
— Energy-reduced beer10 mg/l
— Edible ices, energy-reduced or with no added sugar320 mg/kg
— Canned or bottled fruit, energy-reduced or with no added sugar400 mg/kg
— Energy-reduced jams, jellies and marmalades400 mg/kg
— Energy-reduced fruit and vegetable preparations400 mg/kg
— Sweet-sour preserves of fruit and vegetables180mg/kg
— Feinkostsalat140 mg/kg
— Sweet-sour preserves and semi-preserves of fish and marinades of fish, crustaceans and molluscs120 mg/kg
— Energy-reduced soups45 mg/l
— Sauces450 mg/kg
— Mustard140 mg/kg
— Fine bakery products for special nutritional uses700 mg/kg
— Foods intended for use in energy-restricted diets for weight reduction as referred to in Directive 1996/8/EC320 mg/kg
— Dietary foods for special medical purposes as defined in Directive 1999/21/EC400 mg/kg
— Food supplements as defined in Directive 2002/46/EC supplied in a liquid form240 mg/l
— Food supplements as defined in Directive 2002/46/EC supplied in a solid form800 mg/kg
— Food supplements as defined in Directive 2002/46/EC based on vitamins and/or mineral elements and supplied in a syrup-type or chewable form2400 mg/kg

(d)after the entries relating to E959 Neohesperidine DC, the following entries are inserted —

E962Salt of aspartame-acesulfameNon-alcoholic drinks
— Water-based flavoured drinks, energy-reduced or with no added sugar350 mg/l(a)
— Milk and milk-derivative-based or fruit-juice based drinks, energy-reduced or with no added sugar350 mg/l(a)
Desserts and similar products
— Water-based flavoured desserts, energy-reduced or with no added sugar350 mg/kg(a)
— Milk and milk-derivative-based preparations, energy-reduced or with no added sugar350 mg/kg(a)
— Fruit and vegetable-based desserts, energy-reduced or with no added sugar350 mg/kg(a)
— Egg-based desserts, energy-reduced or with no added sugar350 mg/kg(a)
— Cereal-based desserts, energy-reduced or with no added sugar350 mg/kg(a)
— Breakfast cereals with a fibre content of more than 15% and containing at least 20% bran, energy-reduced or with no added sugar1000 mg/kg(b)
— Fat-based desserts, energy-reduced or with no added sugar350 mg/kg(a)
Confectionery
— Confectionery with no added sugar500 mg/kg(a)
— Cocoa or dried-fruit-based confectionery, 500 mg/kg(a) energy-reduced or with no added sugar
— Starch-based confectionery, energy-reduced or with 1000 no added sugarmg/kg(a)
— Breath freshening micro-sweeets with no added sugar2500 mg/kg(a)
— Chewing gum with no added sugar2000 mg/kg(a)
Miscellaneous
“Snacks”: certain flavours of ready to eat, prepacked, dry, savoury starch products and coated nuts500 mg/kg(b)
— Essoblaten1000 mg/kg(b)
— Cocoa, milk, dried-fruit or fat-based sandwich spreads, energy-reduced or with no added sugar1000 mg/kg(b)
— Cider and perry350 mg/l(a)
— Drinks consisting of a mixture of a non-alcoholic drink and beer, cider, perry, spirits or wine350 mg/l(a)
— Spirit drinks containing less than 15% alcohol by volume350 mg/l(a)
— Alcohol-free beer or with an alcohol content not exceeding 1.2% vol350 mg/l(a)
— “Biere de table/Tafelbier/Table beer” (original wort content less than 6%) except for “Obergariges Einfachbier”350 mg/l(a)
— Beers with a minimum acidity of 30 milli-equivalents expressed as NaOH350 mg/l(a)
— Brown beers of the “oud bruin” type350 mg/l(a)
— Energy-reduced beer25 mg/l(b)
— Edible ices, energy-reduced or with no added sugar800 mg/kg(b)
— Canned or bottled fruit, energy-reduced or with no added sugar350 mg/kg(a)
— Energy-reduced jams, jellies and marmalades1000 mg/kg(b)
— Energy-reduced fruit and vegetable preparations350 mg/kg(a)
— Sweet-sour preserves of fruit and vegetables200 mg/kg(a)
— Feinkostsalat350 mg/kg(b)
— Sweet-sour preserves and semi-preserves of fish and marinades of fish, crustaceans and molluscs200 mg/kg(a)
— Energy-reduced soups110 mg/l(b)
— Sauces350 mg/kg(b)
— Mustard350 mg/kg(b)
— Fine bakery products for special nutritional uses1000 mg/kg(a)
— Foods intended for use in energy-restricted diets for weight reduction as referred to in Directive 1996/8/EC450 mg/kg(a)
— Dietary foods for special medical purposes as defined in Directive 1999/21/EC450 mg/kg(a)
— Food supplements as defined in Directive 2002/46/EC supplied in a liquid form350 mg/l(a)
— Food supplements as defined in Directive 2002/46/EC supplied in a solid form500 mg/kg(a)
— Food supplements as defined in Directive 2002/46/EC based on vitamins and/or mineral elements and supplied in a syrup-type or chewable form2000 mg/kg(a)

(e)the entries relating to Sucralose listed at the end of the Table in Columns 2 to 4 are omitted;

(f)for the words “Complete formulae for weight control intended to replace total daily food intake or an individual meal”, wherever they occur, substitute the following words —

  • Foods intended for use in energy-restricted diets for weight reduction as referred to in Directive 96/8/EC(1);

(g)for the words “Complete formulae and nutritional supplements for use under medical supervision”, wherever they occur, substitute the following words —

  • Dietary foods for special medical purposes as defined in Directive 1999/21/EC(2);

(h)for the words “Liquid food supplements/dietary integrators”, wherever they occur, substitute the following words —

  • Food supplements as defined in Directive 2002/46/EC supplied in a liquid form(3);

(i)for the words “Solid food supplements/dietary integrators”, wherever they occur, there are substituted the following words —

  • Food supplements as defined in Directive 2002/46/EC supplied in a solid form;

(j)for the words “Food supplements/diet integrators based on vitamins and/or mineral elements, syrup-type or chewable”, wherever they occur, substitute the following words —

  • Food supplements as defined in Directive 2002/46/EC based on vitamins and/or mineral elements and supplied in a syrup-type or chewable form; and

(k)after notes 1 and 2 add the following notes —

3.  The maximum usable doses in Column 4 relating to salt of aspartame-acesulfame are derived from the maximum usable doses for its constituent parts, aspartame (E951) and acesulfame-K (E950). The maximum usable doses for both aspartame (E951) and acesulfame-K (E950) are not to be exceeded by use of the salt of aspartame-acesulfame, either alone or in combination with E950 or E951.

4.  The maximum usable doses in Column 4 relating to E962 salt of aspartame-acesulfame are expressed either as(a) acesulfame-K equivalents or(b) aspartame equivalents..

(1)

OJ No. L55, 6.3.1966, p.22.

(2)

OJ No. L91, 7.4.1999, p.29.

(3)

OJ No. L183, 12.7.2002, p.51.

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