The Jam and Similar Products Regulations (NI) 2018

Last updated:
13 December 2017
The Food Standards Agency in Northern Ireland would welcome your comments on the draft Jam and Similar Products Regulations (NI) 2018.

About this consultation

Who will this consultation be of most interest to?
Any food business operator concerned with the manufacture of jam and similar products. Also related retailers, importers, enforcement authorities and trade associations.

What is the subject of this consultation?
Draft Regulations to revoke and replace the Jam and Similar Products Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003 (“the 2003 Regulations”). The draft Regulations will replace the out-dated references to the Food Labelling Regulations (NI) 1996 (FLR) and introduce improvement notice provisions for non-compliance.

What is the purpose of this consultation?
To provide stakeholders with an opportunity to comment on the draft Regulations at Annex B.  The Regulations are based on the proposed preferred option of revoking and replacing the 2003 Regulations to replace the out of date reference to FLR and introduce improvement notice provisions for non-compliance

All comments and views should be sent to

Louise Beggs

Executive Support Unit
Food Standards Agency in Northern Ireland
10a-cClarendon Road


028 90 417732
Responses are requested by: Monday, 29 January 2018

Publication of response summary

Within three months of a consultation ending we aim to publish a summary of responses received and provide a link to it from this page.

In accordance with the FSA principle of openness we shall keep a copy of the completed consultation and responses, to be made available to the public on request. The summary of responses may include personal data, such as your full name. Disclosure of any other personal data would be made only upon request for the full consultation responses. If you do not want this information to be released, please complete and return the Publication of Personal Data Form. Return of this form does not mean that we will treat your response to the consultation as confidential, just your personal data.

Further information

This consultation has been prepared in accordance with HM Government Consultation Principles. If an Impact Assessment has been produced, this is included in the consultation documents. If no Impact Assessment has been provided, the reason will be given in the consultation document.