PE1997: Introduce mandatory braille labelling for food products sold in Scotland
Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to introduce new legal requirements on retailers to provide braille labelling on food products detailing the name of the item, and the item’s use by or sell by date.
Petitioner: Fiona McDonald on behalf of Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland Veterans
Status: Under consideration
Date published: 04 January 2023
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Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee Consideration
22 March 2023: The Committee agreed to write to Food Standards Scotland, the Food and Drink Federation and the Scottish Government.
Official Report of Meeting 22 March 2023
PE1997/A: Food Standards submission of 1 February 2023 (94KB, pdf)
PE1997/B: Petitioner submission of 9 March 2023 (94KB, pdf)
PE1997/C: Food Standards Scotland submission of 12 May 2023 (95KB, pdf)
PE1997/D: Food and Drink Federation Scotland submission of 17 May 2023 (147KB, pdf)