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Animal By-Products (Identification) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999 (S.R. No. 418 of 1999).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Territorial subdivision
Northern Ireland
Document type
Regulation
Date
1999
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Livestock, Food & nutrition
Keyword
Food quality control/food safety Meat Animal health Pests/diseases Slaughtering Animal by-products 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 Regulation come into force 15 November, 1999.
Abstract

These Regulations make provision for the sterilisation and staining of animal by-products (defined in reg. 3) and for the control of the movement of such by-products. The Regulations do not apply to entire animals and specified products (regs. 4 and 5). The Regulations, inter alia: (a) require the immediate staining or sterilisation at a slaughter-house or game processing facility (reg. 6), or at any animal by-products premises (reg. 7), of animal by-products excluding poultry by-products and certain other specified by-products (reg. 5(2)); (b) prohibit the freezing of any animal by-product in any slaughter-house, game processing facility or animal by-products premises unless it has been sterilised or stained (reg. 8); (c) prohibit the storing of unsterilised animal by-products in the same room as products which are intended for human consumption and the storing of unsterilised animal by-products which are not properly packed and labelled in premises used for the storage of products fit for human consumption (reg. 9); (d) prohibit the movement from any slaughter-house, game processing facility or animal by-products premises of unstained or unsterilised animal by-products except in specified circumstances (reg. 10); (e) specify the bodies by whom the Regulations are to be enforced (reg. 12); and (f) create offences and prescribe penalties (reg. 14).

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Amended by

Bovine Products (Restriction on Placing on the Market) (No. 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2005 (S.R. No. 515 of 2005).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2005

Keyword: Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Meat, Inspection, International trade, Food quality control/food safety, Animal health, Pests/diseases, Slaughtering

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Animal By-Products (Identification) (Amendment)Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2002 (S.R. No. 238 of 2002).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2002

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Meat, Animal health, Pests/diseases, Slaughtering, Animal by-products, Disinfection/disinfestation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Animal By-Products (Identification) (Amendment)Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003 (S.R. No. 9 of 2003).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2003

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Meat, Animal health, Pests/diseases, Slaughtering, Animal by-products, Disinfection/disinfestation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Food Hygiene Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006 (S.R. No. 3 of 2006).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2006

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Potable water, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Toxicity/poisoning, Processing/handling, Vending, Transport/storage, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX