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Food Irradiation Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009 (S.R. No. 258 of 2009).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Territorial subdivision
Northern Ireland
Document type
Regulation
Date
2009
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Food quality control/food safety Treated food Packaging/labelling International trade Transport/storage Standards Radiation
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

These Regulations update and consolidate existing Regulations on food irradiation. They give effect in Northern Ireland to Community legislation in this field. The Regulations control the treatment of food with ionising radiation and the importation, storage, transportation and sale of irradiated food. They restrict the treatment of food with ionising radiation and the importation, storage and transport for the purpose of sale, and sale of, irradiated food.

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Implements

Directive 1999/2/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the approximation of the laws of the Member States concerning foods and food ingredients treated with ionizing radiation.

Legislation | European Union | 1999

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Treated food, Radiation, Standards, Inspection, International trade, Packaging/labelling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 1999/3/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the establishment of a Community list of foods and food ingredients treated with ionising radiation.

Legislation | European Union | 1999

Keyword: Treated food, Radiation, Standards, Inspection, International trade, Packaging/labelling, Food quality control/food safety

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Food Irradiation (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2010 (S.R. No. 322 of 2010).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2010

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Treated food, Packaging/labelling, International trade, Standards, Radiation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

Food Information Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014 (S.R. No. 223 of 2014).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2014

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Packaging/labelling, Consumer protection, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX