Search Legislation

The Food Labelling (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 1990

 Help about what version

What Version

  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)
 Help about opening options

Opening Options

More Resources


This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

Amendment of the principal Regulations

6.  For regulation 22 there shall be substituted the following regulation:–

Foods which need not bear an indication of minimum durability or a “use by” date

22.  The following foods need not be marked or labelled with an indication of minimum durability or a “use by” date:–

(a)fresh fruit and vegetables (including potatoes but not including sprouting seeds, legume sprouts and similar products) which have not been peeled or cut into pieces;

(b)wine, liqueur wine, sparkling wine, aromatized wine and any similar drink obtained from fruit other than grapes and any drink made from grapes or grape musts and coming within codes 2206 00 91, 2206 00 93 and 2206 00 99 of the Combined Nomenclature;

(c)any drink with an alcoholic strength by volume of 10 per cent or more;

(d)any soft drink, fruit juice or fruit nectar or alcoholic drink, sold in a container containing more than 5 litres and intended for supply to catering establishments;

(e)flour confectionery and bread which are normally consumed within 24 hours of their preparation;


(g)cooking salt and table salt;

(h)solid sugar and products consisting almost solely of flavoured or coloured sugars;

(i)chewing gums and similar products;

(j)edible ices in individual portions;

(k)until 20th June 1992–

(i)deep-frozen food,

(ii)cheese which is intended to ripen completely or partially in its packaging,

(iii)any food which, if properly stored, can be expected to retain its specific properties for more than eighteen months..

Back to top


Print Options


Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made): The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.


Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once


More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources