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The Sweeteners in Food Regulations 1995

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Sale and use of sweeteners

3.—(1) Subject to regulation 4, no person shall sell any sweetener which is intended—

(a)for sale to the ultimate consumer, or

(b)for use in or on any food,

other than a permitted sweetener.

(2) No person shall use in or on any food any sweetener other than a permitted sweetener.

(3) Subject to paragraph (4) below, no person shall use any permitted sweetener in or on any food listed in Column 3 of Schedule 1 other than a permitted sweetener listed in relation to that food in Column 2 of Schedule 1 in an amount not exceeding the maximum usable dose for such permitted sweetener in or on such food as listed in Column 4 of Schedule 1.

(4) No person shall use any permitted sweetener in or on any food for infants or young children as specified in Council Directive 89/398/EEC(1) on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to foodstuffs intended for particular nutritional uses.


OJ No. L186, 30.6.89, p.27.

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