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Cabinet Regulation No. 319 of 2010 on Quality Requirements for Raw Milk that Is Intended for the Production of Cheese Whose Ageing Period is at Least 60 Days

Country/Territory
Latvia
Document type
Regulation
Date
2010
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Milk/dairy products Food quality control/food safety Business/industry/corporations Internal trade Hygiene/sanitary procedures Authorization/permit
Geographical area
Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

The Regulation prescribes the quality requirements for raw milk that is intended for the production of the cheese whose ageing period is at least 60 days and the procedures for assessing the compliance of the raw milk with quality requirements. Food business operator who produces or collects raw milk intended for the production of cheese shall meet the requirements laid down in Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 852/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 on the hygiene of foodstuffs (hereinafter – Regulation No 852/2004) and Annex III, Section IX, Chapter I, except for the requirements laid down in Chapter I, Part III, Paragraph 3, of Regulation (EC) No 853/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 laying down specific hygiene rules for food of animal origin. The market participant referred to in Paragraph 2 of this Regulation shall inform the Food and Veterinary Service (hereinafter – the Service) when commencing the production of cheese or the collection of raw milk intended for the production of cheese. The Service shall take a decision to permit the use of raw milk for the production of cheese if the raw milk conforms to the requirements laid down in this Regulation.

Full text
Latvian/English
Website
likumi.lv

References - Legislation

Implements

Law on the Supervision of the Handling of Food (1998)

Legislation | Latvia | 1998

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Basic legislation, Processing/handling, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Certification, Inspection, Standards, Public health, Risk assessment/management, Internal trade, Consumer protection, Governance, Institution, Monitoring, Business/industry/corporations, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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

Legislation | 2004

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX