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Colours in Food Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996 (S.R. No. 49 of 1996).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Territorial subdivision
Northern Ireland
Document type
Regulation
Date
1996
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Food quality control/food safety Food additives Standards
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

These Regulations implement Community legislation laying down specific criteria of purity concerning the colours for use in foodstuffs. The principal provisions of the Regulations: prohibit the use of any colour in or on any food other than a permitted colour; prohibit the use of any permitted colour in or on any food, otherwise than in accordance with the Regulations (reg. 3); prohibit the use of any colour other than certain permitted colours for the health marking etc. of certain meat and mea

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References - Legislation

Implements

Food Safety (Northern Ireland) Order 1991 (S.I. 1991 No. 762 (N.I. 7)).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1991

Keyword: Basic legislation, Food quality control/food safety, Fraud/deceit/adulteration, Inspection, Institution, Residues, Drugs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Parliament and Council Directive 94/36/EC on colours for use in foodstuffs.

Legislation | European Union | 1994 | Repealed

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Colours in Food (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2001 (S.R. No. 408 of 2001).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2000 | Repealed

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Colours in Food (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2000 (S.R. No. 188 of 2000).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2000 | Repealed

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Meat Products Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2004 (S.R. No. 13 of 2004).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2004 | Repealed

Keyword: Meat, Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Packaging/labelling, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Food Hygiene Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006 (S.R. No. 3 of 2006).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2006

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Potable water, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Toxicity/poisoning, Processing/handling, Vending, Transport/storage, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Colours in Food (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2007 (S.R. No. 123 of 2007).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2007 | Repealed

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Condensed Milk and Dried Milk (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2008 (S.R. No. 42 of 2008).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2008

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Milk/dairy products, Packaging/labelling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Purity Criteria for Colours, Sweeteners and Miscellaneous Food Additives Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009 (S.R. No. 167 of 2009).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2009

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

Food Additives Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009 (S.R. No. 416 of 2009).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2009

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives, Standards, Internal trade, Breastfeeding/infant food

Source: FAO, FAOLEX