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Animal By-Products (Identification) (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations 2002 (S.I. No.1472 (W.146) of 2002).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Territorial subdivision
Wales
Document type
Regulation
Date
2002
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Livestock, Food & nutrition
Keyword
Food quality control/food safety Animal health Animal by-products Animal feed/feedstuffs Pests/diseases Disinfection/disinfestation
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
These Regulations enter into force on 15 July 2002.
Abstract

The principal amendments made by these Regulations to the 1995 Regulations are as follows: (a) the definitions of "animal by-products premises", "game processing facility"; the definition of "occupier" "stained" are extended or amended, and definitions inserted of "cold store", "cutting premises" and "slaughterhouse" (reg. 2); (b) regulation 4 is replaced with a provision which provides that the only whole carcases which have to be sterilised or stained are whole poultry carcases which are dead on arrival at a slaughterhouse or which are rejected following pre-slaughter or post-mortem health inspections carried out at such premises; (c) the exemption from the application of the Regulations in favour of poultry by-products is removed; (d) the exemption from the Regulations in favour of the removal of green offal from animal by-products premises, game processing facilities and slaughterhouses is extended to apply in favour of cold stores and cutting premises also; (e) regulation 6 is replaced with a provision which applies in relation to cutting premises also; (e) regulation 8 is replaced with a provision which applies in relation to cold stores and cutting premises also; (f) regulation 9 is replaced with a provision which imposes requirements with respect to the storage of unsterilised animal by-products in the same room as products intended for human consumption and in cold stores, cutting premises, game processing facilities and slaughterhouses; and (g) regulation 10 is replaced with a provision which applies in relation to cold stores and cutting premises also.

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Amends

Animal By-Products (Identification) Regulations 1995 (S.I. No. 614 of 1995).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1995

Keyword: Processing/handling, Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Slaughtering

Source: FAO, FAOLEX