Statutory Instruments

European Communities Detailed Provisions on the Control of Additives, Other Than Colours and Sweeteners For Use in Foodstuffs) Regulations, 1997

These Regulations are cited as the European Communities (Detailed Provisions on the Control of Additives, other than Colours and Sweeteners, for use in Foodstuffs) Regulations, 1997 and come into force on the 25th day of March, 1997

These Regulations implement European Parliament and Council Directive 95/2/EC1 on food additives, other than colours and sweeteners, for use in foodstuffs, which is commonly known as the “Miscellaneous Additives Directive”

These Regulations set out the detailed provisions which apply to the use in food for human consumption of the categories of food additive specified in Article 4(2). The general provisions which apply to these, and to all other food additives, are set out in the European Communities (General Provisions on the Control of Additives and in Particular, Colours and Sweeteners, for use in Foodstuffs) Regulations, 1995 (S.I. 344 of 1995)

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