This CARICOM Regional Standard applies to the labelling of all pre-packaged foods to be offered to the consumer or for catering purposes.
This standard is not applicable to food:
a) sold unpackaged, or in an open or uncovered package;
b) weighed or measured in or counted into the package in the presence of the purchaser;
c) intended for export only, which comply with the requirements of standards or laws on labelling of the country to which they are being exported;
d) where any CARICOM Regional Standard for any class of food makes differing or supplementary provisions for labelling; and
NOTE In such cases, the provisions of that CARICOM Regional Standard shall prevail over the provisions of this standard.
e) which is gift-wrapped.