Labelling

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What information has to be on packaging by law
Storage instructions, Weight/Volume, Name, name and address of manufacturer, use by date, cooking instructions, GM ingredients, a list of ingredients and allergies
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what laws mustr they obey
Trade descriptions act (1968), food safety act (1990), food standards act (1999) and food labelling regulations (1996)
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What is the traffic light labelling system
Traffic lighht labelling system shows how healthy the product is and whether the product is high(red) , medium (yellow) or low (green) amounts of fat,sugar,salt and saturated fat.
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What types of material is used for packaging
Paperboard/Card, Glass, Plastic and Metal
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Give 3 reasons why food is packaged
So it is not contaminated, so it is preserved nad extends the shelf life and so it avoids contamination
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Give 3 functions of Paperboard/Card
usually biodegradeable, fairly strong, lightweight and flexible, easy to print on and easy and cheap to recycle
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what laws mustr they obey

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Trade descriptions act (1968), food safety act (1990), food standards act (1999) and food labelling regulations (1996)

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