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

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Territorial subdivision
Northern Ireland
Document type
Regulation
Date
2004
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Meat Food quality control/food safety Hygiene/sanitary procedures Packaging/labelling Offences/penalties
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, European Union Countries, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
Coming into force on 4 February 2004.
Abstract

These Regulations revoke and replace in part the Meat Products and Spreadable Fish Products Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1984 as amended. The Regulations: (a) define various expressions used in the Regulations (reg. 2); (b) specify the scope of the Regulations (reg. 3); (c) prohibit the use of specified names in the labelling or advertising of meat products if the products do not satisfy specific compositional requirements and the sale of food labelled in contravention of that prohibition (reg. 4 and Schedule 2); (d) prescribe that, save in specified cases, where meat products of a specified appearance are sold the name used as the name of the food in the labelling of the products must include an indication of any added ingredients of animal origin and of any other added ingredients not falling into specified categories (reg. 5 and Schedule 3); (e) subject to an exception, prohibit the sale of uncooked meat products which include amongst their ingredients specified parts of the carcase of any mammalian species of animal (reg. 6); (f) prescribe penalties for breach of the Regulations and allocate responsibility for their enforcement and execution (reg. 7); (g) apply specified provisions of the Food Safety (Northern Ireland) Order 1991 for the purposes of the Regulations (reg. 8); and (h) amend the Food Labelling Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996.

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Implements

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

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1991

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amends

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

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1996

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Meat Products (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2008 (S.R. No. 82 of 2008).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2008

Keyword: Meat, Packaging/labelling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

Products Containing Meat etc. Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014 (S.R. No. 285 of 2014).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2014

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX