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The Jam and Similar Products (Wales) Regulations 2018

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2.—(1) In these Regulations—

“the Act” (“y Ddeddf”) means the Food Safety Act 1990;

“aqueous extract of fruit” (“echdynnyn dyfrllyd ffrwythau”) means the aqueous extract of fruit which, subject to the losses necessarily occurring in proper manufacturing, contains all the water-soluble constituents of the fruit used;

“authorised additional ingredient” (“cynhwysyn ychwanegol a awdurdodwyd”) means an ingredient specified in Schedule 2;

“authorised treatment” (“triniaeth a awdurdodwyd”) means a treatment specified in Schedule 3;

Directive 2001/111/EC” (“Cyfarwyddeb 2001/111/EC”) means Council Directive 2001/111/EC(1) relating to certain sugars intended for human consumption;

Directive 2001/113/EC” (“Cyfarwyddeb 2001/113/EC”) means Council Directive 2001/113/EC(2) relating to fruit jams, jellies and marmalades and sweetened chestnut purée intended for human consumption;

“fruit” (“ffrwyth”) means fresh, sound fruit, free from deterioration, containing all of its essential constituents and sufficiently ripe for use, after cleaning, removal of blemishes, topping and tailing, and includes ginger, tomatoes, the edible parts of rhubarb stalks, carrots, sweet potatoes, cucumbers, pumpkins, melons and watermelons;

“fruit pulp” (“mwydion ffrwythau”) means the edible part of the whole fruit, with or without (as appropriate) the peel, skin, seeds, pips or the like, which may have been sliced or crushed but which has not been reduced to a purée;

“fruit purée” (“piwrî ffrwythau”) means the edible part of the whole fruit, with or without (as appropriate) the peel, skin, seeds, pips or the like, which has been reduced to a purée by being sieved or by being subjected to a similar process;

“ginger” (“sinsir”) means the edible root of the ginger plant in a fresh or preserved state, including dried ginger root and ginger root preserved in syrup;

“honey” (“mêl”) means the natural sweet substance produced by Apis mellifera bees from the nectar of plants or from secretions of living parts of plants or excretions of plant-sucking insects on the living parts of plants which the bees collect, transform by combining with specific substances of their own, deposit, dehydrate, store and leave in honeycombs to ripen and mature;

“ingredient” (“cynhwysyn”) has the meaning given in Article 2(2)(f) of Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011(3);

“in trade” (“mewn masnach”) has the same meaning as in Directive 2001/113/EC and the expressions “trade in”, “trades in” and “traded” (“masnachu mewn”, “a fasnachir”) are to be construed accordingly;

“labelling” (“labeli”) has the meaning given in Article 2(2)(j) of Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011 and the expression “labelled” (“wedi ei labelu”) is to be construed accordingly;

“regulated product” (“cynnyrch a reoleiddir”) means a product that is listed in any of the entries in the table in Part 1 of Schedule 1 and complies with the requirements for that product set out in the Part of that Schedule specified in the corresponding entry in column 3 of the table;

“Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006” (“Rheoliad (EC) Rhif 1924/2006”) means Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006(4) of the European Parliament and of the Council on nutrition and health claims made on foods;

“Regulation (EC) No 1333/2008” (“Rheoliad (EC) Rhif 1333/2008”) means Regulation (EC) No 1333/2008(5) of the European Parliament and of the Council on food additives;

“Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011” (“Rheoliad (EU) Rhif 1169/2011”) means Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the provision of food information to consumers, amending Regulations (EC) No 1924/2006 and (EC) No 1925/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council, and repealing Commission Directive 87/250/EEC, Council Directive 90/496/EEC, Commission Directive 1999/10/EC, Directive 2000/13/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, Commission Directives 2002/67/EC and 2008/5/EC and Commission Regulation (EC) No 608/2004;

“sugar” (“siwgr”) means any of the following—

(a)

any sugar defined in Part A of the Annex to Directive 2001/111/EC;

(b)

fructose syrup;

(c)

sugar extracted from fruit;

(d)

brown sugar.

(2) Any other expression used in these Regulations and Directive 2001/113/EC has the same meaning in these Regulations as in that Directive.

(3) In these Regulations, any reference to an EU instrument listed in Schedule 4 is a reference to that instrument as amended from time to time.

(4) Part 13 of Schedule 1 has effect in relation to the interpretation of Schedule 1.

(1)

OJ No L 10, 12.1.2002, p. 53, last amended by Regulation (EU) No 1021/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council (OJ No L 287, 29.10.2013, p. 1).

(2)

OJ No L 10, 12.1.2002, p. 67, last amended by Regulation (EU) No 1021/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council (OJ No L 287, 29.10.2013, p. 1).

(3)

OJ No L 304, 22.11.2011, p. 18, last amended by Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 78/2014 (OJ No L 27, 30.1.2014, p. 7).

(4)

OJ No L 404, 30.12.2006, p. 9, last amended by Regulation (EU) No 1047/2012 (OJ No L 310, 9.11.2012, p. 36).

(5)

OJ No L 354, 31.12.2008, p. 16, last amended by Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/874 (OJ No L 134, 23.5.2017, p. 18).

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