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Meat Products (England) Regulations 2003 (S.I. No. 2075 of 2003).

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These Regulations apply to food which is ready for delivery to the ultimate consumer or to a catering establishment. They 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. Further they : (a) 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; (b) 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.
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Entry into force notes
Coming into force on 2 September 2003.
In relation to England these Regulations revoke, and replace in part, the Meat Products and Spreadable Fish Products Regulations 1984 (S.I. 1984/1566, as amended) which extend to England and Wales
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