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PE1997: Introduce mandatory braille labelling for food products sold in Scotland

Petition Summary

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

Committee Meetings 

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

22 November 2023: The Committee agreed to write to the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), and Food Standards Scotland.

Official Report of Meeting 22 November 2023

Written Submission