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Act No. XLVI of 2008 on food chain and its control.

Country/Territory
Hungary
Document type
Legislation
Date
2008 (2014)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Livestock, Food & nutrition, Cultivated plants
Keyword
Basic legislation Access-to-information Codex Alimentarius Consumer protection Food quality control/food safety Offences/penalties Packaging/labelling Traceability/product tracing Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings HACCP Animal feed/feedstuffs Animal health Animal welfare Pests/diseases Fertilizers/nutrients Pesticides Plant protection
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, European Union Countries
Entry into force notes
The consolidated version of the Act entered into force on 15 March 2014.
Abstract

Through the determination of requisites pursuant to food chain actors and their standardized control, this Act aims to: the protection of consumer health and of the interest of food enterprises; the assurance of the necessary guarantees to produce safe food of adequate quality and to the international trade of food; the reduction of risks during food production; the prevention and fight against contagious animal diseases; the achievement of guarantees that ensure the safe international trade of

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References - Legislation

Implements

Council Directive 2000/29/EC on protective measures against the introduction into the Community of organisms harmful to plants or plant products and against their spread within the Community.

Legislation | European Union | 2000 | Repealed

Keyword: Basic legislation, Plant protection, Pests/diseases, Inspection, Certification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2000/13/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the labelling, presentation and advertising of foodstuffs.

Legislation | European Union | 2000 | Repealed

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives, Packaging/labelling, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 91/496/EEC laying down the principles governing the organization of veterinary checks on animals entering the Community from third countries and amending Directives 89/662/EEC, 90/425/EEC and 90/675/EEC.

Legislation | European Union | 1991

Keyword: International trade, Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Animal health, Inspection, Non-edible products, Marking/identification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 97/78/EC laying down the principles governing the organization of veterinary checks on products entering the Community from third countries.

Legislation | European Union | 1997

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, International trade, Inspection, Certification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 2002/89/EC amending Directive 2000/29/EC on protective measures against the introduction into the Community of organisms harmful to plants or plant products and against their spread within the Community.

Legislation | European Union | 2002

Keyword: Plant protection, Pests/diseases, Inspection, Certification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 91/414/EEC concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market.

Legislation | European Union | 1991 | Repealed

Keyword: Plant protection, Pesticides, Fertilizers/nutrients, Packaging/labelling, Certification, Biological agents, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 90/425/EEC concerning veterinary and zootechnical checks applicable in intra-Community trade in certain live animals and products with a view to the completion of the internal market.

Legislation | European Union | 1990

Keyword: Animal feed/feedstuffs, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Internal trade, Non-edible products

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 1999/3/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the establishment of a Community list of foods and food ingredients treated with ionising radiation.

Legislation | European Union | 1999

Keyword: Treated food, Radiation, Standards, Inspection, International trade, Packaging/labelling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 92/65/EEC laying down animal health requirements governing trade in and imports into the Community of animals, semen, ova and embryos not subject to animal health requirements laid down in specific Community rules referred to in Annex A (I) to Directive 90/425/EEC.

Legislation | European Union | 1992 | Repealed

Keyword: Animal health, Animal reproduction, International trade, Pests/diseases

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 96/24/EC amending Directive 79/373/EEC on the marketing of compound feedingstuffs.

Legislation | European Union | 1996 | Repealed

Keyword: Animal feed/feedstuffs, Standards, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation (EC) No. 853/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down specific hygiene rules for the hygiene of foodstuffs.

Legislation | European Union | 2004

Keyword: Basic legislation, Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Processing/handling, Standards, Meat, Fish products, Game, Milk/dairy products, Poultry products

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Regulation (EEC) No. 2092/91 on organic production of agricultural products and indications referring thereto on agricultural products and foodstuffs.

Legislation | European Union | 1991 | Repealed

Keyword: Inspection, Internal trade, International trade, Packaging/labelling, Ecological production/organic production, Agricultural commodities, Processing/handling, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Fertilizers/nutrients, Pesticides, Floriculture

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation (EC) No. 726/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down Community procedures for the authorisation and supervision of medicinal products for human and veterinary use and establishing a European Medicines Agency.

Legislation | European Union | 2004

Keyword: Drugs, Institution, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation (EC) No. 183/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down requirements for feed hygiene.

Legislation | European Union | 2005

Keyword: Animal feed/feedstuffs, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, International trade, Registration, Drugs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation (EC) No. 1935/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council on materials and articles intended to come into contact with food and repealing Directives 80/590/EEC and 89/109/EEC.

Legislation | European Union | 2004

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Packaging/labelling, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation (EC) No. 852/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the hygiene of foodstuffs.

Legislation | European Union | 2004

Keyword: Basic legislation, Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Processing/handling, HACCP, Traceability/product tracing, Treated food, Transport/storage, Internal trade, International trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 1999/2/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the approximation of the laws of the Member States concerning foods and food ingredients treated with ionizing radiation.

Legislation | European Union | 1999

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Treated food, Radiation, Standards, Inspection, International trade, Packaging/labelling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 79/373/EEC on the marketing of compound feedingstuffs.

Legislation | European Union | 1979 | Repealed

Keyword: Animal feed/feedstuffs, Standards, Internal trade, Drugs, Institution, Hygiene/sanitary procedures

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 89/662/EEC concerning veterinary checks in intra-Community trade with a view to the completion of the internal market.

Legislation | European Union | 1989

Keyword: Internal trade, Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Animal production, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Non-edible products, Marking/identification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation (EC) No. 1774/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down health rules concerning animal by-products not intended for human consumption.

Legislation | European Union | 2002 | Repealed

Keyword: Non-edible products, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Internal trade, International trade, Transport/storage, Waste disposal, Waste non-domestic sources, Organic waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Regulation (EC) No. 834/2007 on organic production and labelling of organic products and repealing Regulation (EEC) No. 2092/91.

Legislation | European Union | 2007

Keyword: Basic legislation, Biodiversity, Ecological production/organic production, Agricultural commodities, Food quality control/food safety, Packaging/labelling, Processing/handling, Inspection, Internal trade, International trade, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal production, Plant production, Planting material/seeds

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation (EC) No. 2003/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council relating to fertilizers.

Legislation | European Union | 2003

Keyword: Fertilizers/nutrients, Standards, Internal trade, Packaging/labelling, Basic legislation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation (EC) No. 178/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down the general principles and requirements of food law, establishing the European Food Safety Authority and laying down procedures in matters of food safety

Legislation | European Union | 2002

Keyword: Basic legislation, Food quality control/food safety, Early warning system/emergency intervention system, Institution, Data collection/reporting, Packaging/labelling, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation (EC) No. 882/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council on official controls performed to ensure the verification of compliance with feed and food law, animal health and animal welfare rules.

Legislation | European Union | 2004

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Standards, Food additives, Inspection, Internal trade, International trade, Enforcement/compliance, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Animal welfare, Drugs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation (EC) No. 854/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down specific rules for the organisation of official controls on products of animal origin intended for human consumption.

Legislation | European Union | 2004

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Inspection, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Processing/handling, HACCP, Internal trade, International trade, Certification, Drugs, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Animal welfare

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2002/32/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on undesirable substances in animal feed.

Legislation | European Union | 2002

Keyword: Internal trade, International trade, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Drugs, Standards, Toxicity/poisoning, MRL-maximum residue limit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Act No. XXXV of 2000 on plant protection.

Legislation | Hungary | 2000 | Repealed

Keyword: Plant protection, Pesticides, Fertilizers/nutrients, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act No.CXIX of 2001 on the production, marketing and use of feedstuffs.

Legislation | Hungary | 2001 | Repealed

Keyword: Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Internal trade, International trade, Authorization/permit, Registration, Inspection, Transport/storage, Offences/penalties, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Decree No. 182 of 2009 (XII. 30.) FVM of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on the Integrated Identification and Registration System of ovine and caprine animals.

Legislation | Hungary | 2009 (2013)

Keyword: Animal production, Data collection/reporting, Sheep/goats, Inspection, Marking/identification, Registration, Traceability/product tracing, Transport/storage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 51 of 2012 (VI. 8.) VM of the Ministry of Rural Development laying down food-safety rules of local producers’ markets.

Legislation | Hungary | 2012

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Internal trade, Processing/handling, Transport/storage, Vending

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 65 of 2012 (VII. 4.) VM of the Ministry of Rural Development laying down certain rules of production, distribution and utilization of feedstuffs.

Legislation | Hungary | 2012 (2012)

Keyword: Animal feed/feedstuffs, Authorization/permit, Transport/storage, Inspection, Offences/penalties, Registration

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 34 of 2011 (IV.28.) of the Ministry of Rural Development regarding the operation of fish hatchery plants and offering and marketing of breeding fish and fish breeding materials.

Legislation | Hungary | 2011

Keyword: Aquaculture, Aquatic animals, Fish products, Freshwater fishes, Internal trade, International trade, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 52 of 2010 of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on the conditions of food production, processing and marketing by small-scale producers.

Legislation | Hungary | 2010 (2012)

Keyword: Certification, Consumer protection, Food quality control/food safety, Processing/handling, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Inspection, Internal trade, Packaging/labelling, Slaughtering, Traceability/product tracing, Vending

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 62 of 2011 (VI. 30.) of the Ministry of Rural Development on the rules of food safety during production and marketing of products used in the catering business.

Legislation | Hungary | 2011 (2011)

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Processing/handling, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Packaging/labelling, Transport/storage, Vending

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 67 of 2011 (VII. 13.) of the Ministry of Rural Development concerning the rules of treatment of foodstuff with ionizing radiation.

Legislation | Hungary | 2011

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Authorization/permit, Condiments/herbs/spices, Data collection/reporting, Internal trade, International trade, Packaging/labelling, Radiation, Registration, Standards, Treated food

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 3 of 2010 ((VII. 5.) of the Ministry of Rural Development on data reporting and traceability relative to food production and marketing.

Legislation | Hungary | 2011 (2012)

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Consumer protection, Data collection/reporting, Food quality control/food safety, Inspection, International trade, Packaging/labelling, Traceability/product tracing

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 75 of 2011 of the Ministry of Rural Development on detailed rules of operation of slaughtering plants.

Legislation | Hungary | 2011

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Authorization/permit, Cattle, Sheep/goats, Processing/handling, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Meat, Slaughtering, Swine

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 31 of 2009 (III. 27.) FVM of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on the rules of protection against the bluetongue disease.

Legislation | Hungary | 2009 (2012)

Keyword: Animal health, Data collection/reporting, Pests/diseases, Disinfection/disinfestation, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Internal trade, International trade, Slaughtering, Vaccination, Quarantine

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 87 of 2012 (VIII. 27.) VM of the Ministry of Rural Development laying down animal health rules of internal movement of live animals.

Legislation | Hungary | 2012 (2012)

Keyword: Animal health, Animal welfare, Transport/storage, Inspection, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 113 of 2008 (VIII. 30.) FVM of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development concerning the notification of animal diseases.

Legislation | Hungary | 2008 (2015)

Keyword: Data collection/reporting, Pests/diseases, Animal health, Early warning system/emergency intervention system

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 74 of 2012 (VII. 25.) VM of the Ministry of Rural Development on the use of certain voluntary distinctive signs on food.

Legislation | Hungary | 2012

Keyword: Packaging/labelling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 82 of 2012 (VIII. 2.) VM of the Ministry of Rural Development concerning the manufacturing formula sheet.

Legislation | Hungary | 2012 (2012)

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Processing/handling, Traceability/product tracing

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 110 of 2013 (IV. 9.) Korm of the Government on the identification of equine animals.

Legislation | Hungary | 2013

Keyword: Equine-animals, Data collection/reporting, Marking/identification, Offences/penalties, Registration, Traceability/product tracing

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 45 of 2012 (V. 8.) VM of the Ministry of and Rural Development laying down health rules as regards animal by-products not intended for human consumption.

Legislation | Hungary | 2012 (2012)

Keyword: Authorization/permit, Data collection/reporting, Public health, Registration, Traceability/product tracing, Transport/storage, Waste management, HACCP, Food quality control/food safety, Animal health, Internal trade, International trade, Non-edible products, Inspection, Classification/declassification, Waste disposal, Waste domestic sources, Waste non-domestic sources, Organic waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 24 of 2012 (III. 9.) VM of the Ministry of Rural Development concerning the harvesting of subterranean mushrooms.

Legislation | Hungary | 2012 (2012)

Keyword: Authorization/permit, Food quality control/food safety, Data collection/reporting, Contract/agreement, Forest species, Non-timber products, Collecting/harvesting, Seasons

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 57 of 2010 (V. 7.) FVM of the Ministry of Rural Development concerning the placing on the market of food and the authorization and notification of food production.

Legislation | Hungary | 2010 (2013)

Keyword: Processing/handling, Internal trade, Authorization/permit, Registration, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 43 of 2011 (V.26.) of the Ministry of Rural Development on food-hygiene requirements of treatment and marketing of killed wild game.

Legislation | Hungary | 2011

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Authorization/permit, Certification, Data collection/reporting, Food quality control/food safety, Game, Processing/handling, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Internal trade, Meat, Inspection, Registration, Transport/storage, Hunting/capture, Pests/diseases, Monitoring

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 141 of 2011 (XII.23.) of the Ministry of Rural Development concerning the increased level of official controls on imports of certain feed and food of non-animal origin.

Legislation | Hungary | 2011 (2012)

Keyword: Consumer protection, Food quality control/food safety, Fruits/edible nuts, Vegetables/legumes, International trade, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 34 of 2013 (V. 14.) VM of the Ministry of Rural Development concerning the procedure of certification, production, marketing, labeling and control of agricultural products and food deriving from organic agriculture.

Legislation | Hungary | 2013

Keyword: Certification, Ecological production/organic production, Farming, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Non-governmental entity, Internal trade, Data collection/reporting, Inspection, International trade, Offences/penalties, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 74 of 2013 (VIII. 30.) VM of the Ministry of Rural Development concerning certain epizootics measures and public compensation in connection with them.

Legislation | Hungary | 2013 (2014)

Keyword: Animal health, Pests/diseases, Early warning system/emergency intervention system, Data collection/reporting, Enforcement/compliance, Liability/compensation, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Organic waste, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 194 of 2008 (VII. 31.) Korm. of the Government concerning the method of calculation and the scale of penalties in relation with food-chain control.

Legislation | Hungary | 2008 (2014)

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Offences/penalties, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Toxicity/poisoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 220 of 2008 (VIII. 30.) Korm. of the Government concerning rules of publication of collections of mandatory regulations and recommended technical guidelines in the field of food-chain safety.

Legislation | Hungary | 2008 (2014)

Keyword: Codex Alimentarius, Food quality control/food safety, Institution, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Plant protection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 36 of 2014 (XII. 17.) FM of the Ministry of Agriculture concerning information related to food.

Legislation | Hungary | 2014

Keyword: Access-to-information, Packaging/labelling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 40 of 2013 (II. 14.) Korm of the Government on animal testing.

Legislation | Hungary | 2013

Keyword: Animal welfare, Authorization/permit, Institution, Research, Keeping of live animals

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 30 of 2009 (III. 27.) FVM of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development concerning rules of eradication of the Aujeszky’s disease from pig herds and the maintenance of freedom from such disease.

Legislation | Hungary | 2009 (2013)

Keyword: Animal health, Data collection/reporting, Pests/diseases, Disinfection/disinfestation, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Internal trade, International trade, Slaughtering, Vaccination, Quarantine, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 43 of 2010 of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on the rules of plant protection activities.

Legislation | Hungary | 2010 (2012)

Keyword: Plant protection, Pesticides, Registration, Inspection, Authorization/permit, Internal trade, Data collection/reporting, Pests/diseases, Packaging/labelling, Certification, Disinfection/disinfestation, Post-harvest treatment, Weeds, Hazardous waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 128 of 2009 (X. 6.) FVM of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development concerning veterinary medicinal products.

Legislation | Hungary | 2009 (2014)

Keyword: Animal health, Authorization/permit, Drugs, Internal trade, Animal feed/feedstuffs, International trade, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Offences/penalties, Registration, Inspection, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 3 of 2014 (I.16.) of the Ministry of Rural Development concerning the control of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome.

Legislation | Hungary | 2014

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Animal health, Animal production, Animal reproduction, Classification/declassification, Pests/diseases, Disinfection/disinfestation, Internal trade, International trade, Quarantine, Swine, Transport/storage, Vaccination

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 127 of 2008 (IX. 29.) FVM of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on animal health requirements for aquaculture animals and products, and on the prevention and control of certain diseases in aquatic animals.

Legislation | Hungary | 2008 (2013)

Keyword: Aquaculture, Aquatic animals, Classification/declassification, Early warning system/emergency intervention system, Fish disease, Fish products, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Internal trade, International trade, Offences/penalties, Transport/storage, Vaccination, Authorization/permit, Processing/handling, Cartilaginous fishes, Food quality control/food safety, Molluscs, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 180 of 2009 (XII. 29.) FVM of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development concerning certain rules of protection against salmonellosis.

Legislation | Hungary | 2009 (2014)

Keyword: Certification, Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Inspection, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Poultry products, Slaughtering, Animal health, Early warning system/emergency intervention system, Pests/diseases, Poultry, Vaccination

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 179 of 2009 (XII.29.) of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development regarding the prevention, control and eradication of transmissible spongiform encephalopathies.

Legislation | Hungary | 2009 (2012)

Keyword: Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Data collection/reporting, Disinfection/disinfestation, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Inspection, Pests/diseases, Slaughtering

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

No. 49 of 2014 (IV. 29.) VM concerning limit values of contaminants and harmful substances of natural origin in food, and regarding requirements relative to food contact substances and objects.

Legislation | Hungary | 2014

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Residues, Standards, Toxicity/poisoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Act No. CXXVII of 2012 concerning the Hungarian Veterinary Chamber and the provision of veterinary services.

Legislation | Hungary | 2012 (2013)

Keyword: Animal health, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act No. CCXII of 2013 laying down certain provisions and transition rules in connection with Act No CXXII of 2013 concerning agricultural and forestry land trade.

Legislation | Hungary | 2013 (2014)

Keyword: Agricultural land, Land tenure, Lease, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Ownership, Private land, Property rights, Public land, Right of use, Servitude, Transfer, Contract/agreement, Common property, Authorization/permit, Cadastre/land registration, Land commission, Smallholders/peasants, Size, Cooperative/producer organization

Source: FAO, FAOLEX