PART IITemperature Control Requirements in England and Wales

Guides to good hygiene practice

12.  For the purposes of regulations 6(2) and 9(1), the presence of a scientific assessment of the safety of any food in a guide to good hygiene practice which has been—

(a)forwarded by the Secretary of State to the Commission pursuant to article 5.5 of the Directive, unless the Secretary of State has announced that the guide no longer complies with article 3 of the Directive; or

(b)developed in accordance with article 5.6 and 7 of the Directive and published in accordance with article 5.8 of the Directive,

shall, until the contrary is proved, be considered sufficient evidence that the scientific assessment in question is well-founded.