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The Food Labelling (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 1990

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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;

(f)vinegar;

(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..

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