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Spreadable Fats (Marketing Standards) (England) Regulations 1999 (S.I. 2457 of 1999).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Territorial subdivision
England
Document type
Regulation
Date
1999
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Food quality control/food safety Oils/oilseeds/fats International trade
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 on 1 October, 1999.
Abstract

These Regulations continue to make provision for the enforcement and execution of Council Regulation (EC) No. 2991/94 laying down standards for spreadable fats and Commission Regulation (EC) No. 577/97 laying down certain detailed rules for the application of the Council Regulation and of Council Regulation (EC) No. 1898/87 on the protection of designations used in the marketing of milk and milk products, as amended. These Regulations: (a) specify the authorities which are to enforce and execute these Regulations and the Community provisions referred to in Schedule 1 (reg. 5); (b) create offences and prescribe a penalty (reg. 6) and contain a limited exemption in respect of any spreadable fat to which the EEA Agreement applies and which is brought into England from an EEA State other than a member State either directly or via another part of the United Kingdom (reg. 3(1)); (c) provide a defence in relation to exports, in accordance with Articles 2 and 3 of Council Directive 89/397/EC on the official control of foodstuffs, as read with the ninth recital to that Directive (reg. 7); (d) incorporate specified provisions of the Food Safety Act 1990 (reg. 8); and (e) revoke the Regulations specified in Schedule 2 as regards England (reg. 9).

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

Council Regulation (EC) No. 2991/94 laying down standards for spreadable fats.

Legislation | European Union | 1994

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Milk/dairy products, Food additives, Packaging/labelling, Oils/oilseeds/fats

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EC) 577/97 laying down certain detailed rules for the application of Council Regulation (EC) 2991/94 laying down standards for spreadable fats and of Council Regulation (EEC) 1898/87 on the protection of designations used in the marketing of milk and milk products.

Legislation | European Union | 1997

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Milk/dairy products, Food additives, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Spreadable Fats (Marketing Standards) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 1615 of 2007).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2007

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Oils/oilseeds/fats, International trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

Spreadable Fats (Marketing Standards) and the Milk and Milk Products (Protection of Designations) (England) Regulations 2008 (S.I. 1287 of 2008).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2008

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Packaging/labelling, Oils/oilseeds/fats, Milk/dairy products, Standards, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX