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Food Supplements Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003 (S.R. No. 273 of 2003).

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The Regulations concern the sale of food supplements which are sold as food and presented as such. A food supplement is defined as a food sold in dose form whose purpose is to supplement the normal diet and which is a concentrated source of a vitamin or mineral or other substance with a nutritional or physiological effect, alone or in combination.
They Regulations: (a) prohibit the sale of a food supplement to the ultimate consumer unless it is prepacked; (b) prohibit the sale of a food supplement in the manufacture of which a vitamin or mineral has been used, unless certain compositional requirements are met, subject to a transitional provision; (c) prohibit the sale of a food supplement which is ready for delivery to the ultimate consumer or a catering establishment unless certain requirements as to labelling, presentation and advertising of the product are met.
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