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Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No. 1337/2013 laying down rules for the application of Regulation (EU) No. 1169/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the indication of the country of origin or place of provenance for fresh, chilled and frozen meat of swine, sheep, goats and poultry.

Country/Territory
European Union
Document type
Legislation
Date
2013
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Official Journal of the European Union L 335, 14 December 2013, pp. 19-22.
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Meat Sheep/goats Swine Poultry products Packaging/labelling Consumer protection Traceability/product tracing Food quality control/food safety
Geographical area
European Union Countries
Entry into force notes
This Regulation enters into force on 17 December 2013. It shall apply from 1 April 2015. It shall not apply to meat which has been lawfully placed on the Union market before 1 April 2015 until the stocks are exhausted.
Abstract

This Regulation lays down rules on the indication of the country of origin or place of provenance on the label of fresh, chilled and frozen meat of swine, meat of sheep or goats and meat of poultry. A traceability system must be ensured by Member States. Food business operators, at each stage of production and distribution of the meat, shall have in place and use an identification and registration system.

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Website
europa.eu

References - Legislation

Implements

Regulation (EU) No. 1169/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the provision of food information to consumers.

Legislation | European Union | 2011 (2015)

Keyword: Packaging/labelling, Consumer protection, Food quality control/food safety, Access-to-information, Nutrition

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

European Union (Origin Labelling of Meat) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 113 of 2015).

Legislation | Ireland | 2015

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Meat, Packaging/labelling, Poultry products, Inspection, Traceability/product tracing, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 855 on penalties for infringement of indication of country of origin, place of provenance of pork, mutton, goat and poultry meat.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Offences/penalties, Poultry products, Swine, Sheep/goats

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Country of Origin of Certain Meats (Wales) Regulations 2015 (W.S.I. No. 1519 (W. 177) of 2015).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2015

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Meat, Packaging/labelling, Consumer protection, Traceability/product tracing, Institution, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Country of Origin of Certain Meats Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015 (S.I. No. 321 of 2015).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2015

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Meat, Packaging/labelling, Consumer protection, Traceability/product tracing, Institution, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Country of Origin of Certain Meats (Scotland) Regulations 2016 (S.S.I. No. 84 of 2016).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2016

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Meat, Packaging/labelling, Consumer protection, Traceability/product tracing, Institution, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX