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The Caseins and Caseinates (Wales) Regulations 2016

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Labelling of casein products

6.—(1) Without prejudice to the provisions of FIC, no person may sell any casein product unless it is marked or labelled with—

(a)the name of that casein product as defined in regulation 2 and in the case of edible caseinates with an indication of the cation or cations listed in paragraph 4 of Schedule 2;

(b)in the case of casein products sold as mixtures—

(i)the words “mixture of” followed by the names of the casein products which make up the mixture, in descending order of weight;

(ii)an indication of the cation or cations listed in paragraph 4 of Schedule 2 in the case of edible caseinates;

(iii)in the case of mixtures containing edible caseinates, the protein content;

(c)the net quantity of the casein product, expressed in kilograms or grams;

(d)the name or business name and the address of the food business operator under whose name or business name the product is marketed or, if that food business operator is not established in the European Union, the importer into the European Union market;

(e)in the case of a casein product imported from countries outside the European Union, the name of the country of origin; and

(f)the lot identification of the casein product or the date of production.

(2) The particulars required by paragraph (1) must be easily visible, clearly legible, indelible and given in English, either exclusively or in addition to any other language.

(3) The particulars referred to in paragraph (1)(b)(iii), (c), (d) and (e) may be given in a document accompanying the product.

(4) Without prejudice to the provisions of FIC, where any casein product exceeds the minimum milk protein content set out for that product in—

(a)entry 2 of the table in paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 in relation to edible acid caseins;

(b)entry 2 of the table in paragraph 1 of Schedule 2 in relation to edible caseinates; or

(c)entry 2 of the table in paragraph 1 of Schedule 3 in relation to edible rennet casein,

a person may mark that fact on the package, label or container of that product.

(5) Where a casein product that is marked or labelled with “edible acid casein” in accordance with paragraph (1)(a) is marked or labelled in Welsh in addition to English, the words “casein asid bwytadwy” must be used.

(6) Where a casein product that is marked or labelled with “edible caseinate” in accordance with paragraph (1)(a) is marked or labelled in Welsh in addition to English, the words “caseinad bwytadwy” must be used.

(7) Where a casein product that is marked or labelled with “edible rennet casein” in accordance with paragraph (1)(a) is marked or labelled in Welsh in addition to English, the words “casein cywair llaeth bwytadwy” must be used.

(8) Where a casein product that is marked or labelled with “mixture of” in accordance with (1)(b)(i) is marked or labelled in Welsh in addition to English, the words “cymysgedd o” must be used followed by the names of the casein products which make up the mixture, in descending order of weight.

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