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Commission Regulation (EC) No. 119/2009 laying down a list of third countries or parts thereof, for imports into, or transit through, the Community of meat of wild leporidae, of certain wild land mammals and of farmed rabbits and the veterinary certification requirements.

European Union
Document type
Original source
Official Journal of the European Union L 39, 10 February 2009, pp. 12-28.
Food & nutrition
Food quality control/food safety Meat International trade Certification Game Rodents
Geographical area
European Union Countries

This Regulation lays down a list of third countries or parts thereof from which the following commodities may be imported into, or transit through the European Community: (i) meat of wild leporidae not containing offal, except for unskinned and uneviscerated wild leporidae; (ii) meat of wild land mammals other than ungulates and leporidae, not containing offal; (iii) meat of farmed rabbits. Furthermore, the Regulation specifies related veterinary certification requirements.

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References - Legislation


Commission Decision 2000/585/EC laying down animal and public health conditions and veterinary certifications for import of wild and farmed game meat and rabbit meat from third countries and repealing Commission Decisions 97/217/EC, 97/218/EC, 97/219/EC and 97/220/EC.

Legislation | European Union | 2000

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Meat, Game, Rodents, International trade, Certification


Implemented by

Order No. 406 on veterinary control of imports of food of animal-origin and penalties for the violation of related EU legislation.

Legislation | Denmark | 2019

Keyword: Authorization/permit, International trade, Food quality control/food safety, Meat, Milk/dairy products, Poultry products, Swine, Fish products, Consumer protection, Apiculture/sericulture, Game, Aquatic animals


Amended by

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No. 191/2013 amending Regulations (EC) No. 798/2008, (EC) No. 119/2009 and (EU) No. 206/2010 and Decision 2000/572/EC as regards animal welfare attestation in the models of veterinary certificates.

Legislation | European Union | 2013

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Meat, International trade, Certification, Animal health, Cattle, Poultry, Rodents


Repealed by

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2020/692 supplementing Regulation (EU) 2016/429 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards rules for entry into the Union, and the movement and handling after entry of consignments of certain animals, germinal products and products of animal origin.

Legislation | European Union | 2020

Keyword: Crustaceans, Molluscs, Aquaculture, Fish products, Fish disease, International trade, Animal health, Aquatic animals, Food quality control/food safety, Apiculture/sericulture, Pests/diseases, Quarantine, Classification/declassification, Cattle, Sheep/goats, Swine, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Camelids, Poultry, Animal production, Wild fauna, Birds