What types of food are affected?
The law applies to food product category called ‘Foods Pre-Packed for Direct Sale (PPDS), these are defined as:
“They are foods which are packaged at the same place they are offered to consumers. The food will be presented in the packaging before it is ordered or selected. They can include food that customers select themselves, as well as pre-wrapped products kept behind a counter. It can also include some food sold at mobile or temporary outlets.”
Any food that is not pre-packaged when it is ordered, or is loose and is packaged after being ordered, is not included.