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Council Directive 93/99/EEC on the subject of additional measures concerning the official control of foodstuffs.

Country/Territory
Document type
Legislation
Date
1993
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Standards Food quality control/food safety Food additives Inspection
Abstract

Member States shall ensure that the competent authorities have, or have access to, a sufficient number of suitably qualified and experienced staff, in particular in areas such as chemistry, food chemistry, veterinary medicine, medicine, food microbiology, food hygiene, food technology and law so that the controls referred to in article 5 of Directive 89/397/EC can be carried out adequately. Member States shall take all measures necessary to ensure that the laboratories referred to in article 7 of Directive 89/397/EC comply with the general criteria for the operation of testing laboratories laid down in the European Standard. The Commission shall appoint and designate specific officials to cooperate with the competent authorities of the Member States to monitor and evaluate the equivalence and effectiveness of official food control systems operated by the competent authorities of the Member States.

Full text
English
Website
europa.eu

References - Legislation

Implements

Council Directive 89/397/EEC on the official control of foodstuffs.

Legislation | 1989

Keyword: Standards, Food quality control/food safety, Food additives, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

European Communities (Official Control of Foodstuffs) (Approved Examiners) Order, 1998 (S.I. No. 465 of 1998).

Legislation | Ireland | 1998

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Official Control of Foodstuffs) Regulations, 1998.

Legislation | Ireland | 1998

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Food additives, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Legislative Decree No. 156 implementing Directive No. 93/99/CEE making additional provisions for the official control of foodstuffs.

Legislation | Italy | 1997

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

Regulation (EC) No. 882/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council on official controls performed to ensure the verification of compliance with feed and food law, animal health and animal welfare rules.

Legislation | 2004

Keyword: Animal feed/feedstuffs, Basic legislation, Food quality control/food safety, Standards, Food additives, Inspection, Internal trade, International trade, Enforcement/compliance, Animal health, Animal welfare

Source: FAO, FAOLEX