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Cocoa and Chocolate Products (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I. No. 1659 of 2003).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Territorial subdivision
England
Document type
Regulation
Date
2003
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Food quality control/food safety Coffee/cocoa/tea Packaging/labelling Food additives Beverages
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
Coming into force 3 August 2003.
Abstract

The Regulations: (a) prescribe definitions and reserved descriptions for designated cocoa and chocolate products; (b) specify the vegetable fats, other than cocoa butter, which may be added to particular chocolate products; (c) apply the Regulations to designated cocoa and chocolate products intended for human consumption and ready for delivery to the ultimate consumer or to a catering establishment; (d) restrict the use of reserved descriptions to the designated cocoa and chocolate products to which they relate; (e) require reserved descriptions and specified declarations to be applied to designated cocoa and chocolate products, prescribe the manner of marking or labelling and apply specified provisions of the Food Labelling Regulations 1996; (f) specify a penalty, enforcement responsibilities and a defence in relation to exports.

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Implements

Food Safety Act 1990.

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1990 (2021)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Food quality control/food safety, Fraud, Inspection, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2000/36/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council relating to cocoa and chocolate products intended for human consumption.

Legislation | European Union | 2000

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Coffee/cocoa/tea, Food additives, Packaging/labelling, Internal trade, Beverages

Source: FAO, FAOLEX