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Council Directive 96/23/EC on measures to monitor certain substances and residues thereof in live animals and animal products and repealing Directives 85/358/EEC and 86/469/EEC and Decisions 89/187/EEC and 91/664/EEC.

Country/Territory
European Union
Document type
Legislation
Date
1996
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Livestock
Keyword
Hormones/steroids Animal production Residues Monitoring Inspection Animal feed/feedstuffs Drugs
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
This Directive shall enter into force on 23 May 1996.
Abstract

This Directive lays down measures to monitor the substances and groups of residues listed in Annex I. The production process of animals and primary products of animal origin shall be monitored for the purpose of detecting the presence of the residues and substances listed in Annex I in live animals, their excrement and body fluids and in tissue, animal products, animal feed and drinking water. Member States shall assign the task of coordinating the implementation of the inspections, which are ca

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References - Legislation

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Commission Decision 2002/657/EC implementing Council Directive 96/23/EC concerning the performance of analytical methods and the interpretation of results.

Legislation | European Union | 2002

Keyword: Hormones/steroids, Animal production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Animals and Animal Products (Examination for Residues and Maximum Residue Limits) Regulations 1997 (S.I. 1729 of 1997).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1997 | Repealed

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, MRL-maximum residue limit, Meat, Hormones/steroids

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Legislative Decree No. 336 implementing Directive 96/23/EC and 96/22/EC concerning the prohibition on the use in stockfarming of certain substances having a hormonal or thyrostatic action and of ß-agonists and on measures to monitor certain substances and residues thereof in live animals and animal products.

Legislation | Italy | 1999

Keyword: Hormones/steroids, Animal production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Government Ordinance on hygienic requirements applying to the production and placing on the market of egg products.

Legislation | Slovakia | 2003

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Poultry products, Internal trade, Processing/handling, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, International trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 331 on veterinary monitoring of imported animal-origin food.

Legislation | Denmark | 2011

Keyword: International trade, Food quality control/food safety, Inspection, Certification, Transport/storage, Authorization/permit, Consumer protection, Fish products, Crustaceans, Molluscs, Meat, Standards, Data collection/reporting, Poultry products, Milk/dairy products, Hunting/capture

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Government Ordinance on veterinary checks applying to trade in products of animal origin with European Community Member States.

Legislation | Slovakia | 2003

Keyword: International trade, Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Meat, Milk/dairy products, Poultry products, Fish products, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on monitoring of residues.

Legislation | Slovenia | 2006

Keyword: Hormones/steroids, Animal production, Residues, Monitoring, Inspection, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 368 on veterinary controls on import of animal-originating food and on penalties for infringement of related EU legislation.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Offences/penalties, Food quality control/food safety, Certification, Consumer protection, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Inspection, International trade, MRL-maximum residue limit, Transport/storage, Meat, Poultry products, Fish products, Traceability/product tracing, Game, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 921 on certain contaminants in foodstuffs.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Toxicity/poisoning, Consumer protection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 10 of 2002 (I. 23.) FVM of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on measures to monitor certain residues harmful for health in food of animal origin.

Legislation | Hungary | 2002 (2014)

Keyword: Residues, Food quality control/food safety, MRL-maximum residue limit, Inspection, Cattle, Milk/dairy products, Fish products, Sheep/goats, Equine-animals, Game, Meat, Poultry products, Apiculture/sericulture, Aquatic animals, Animal production, Drugs, Poultry

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1432 on use of medicines for animals, official controls and food companies self-monitoring of residues.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Inspection, Residues, Consumer protection, Drugs, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1361 on the use of medicines for animals, official controls and food companies self-monitoring of residues.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Inspection, Residues, Consumer protection, Drugs, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on prohibited chemicals, biological residues, medical products and radioactive contamination in animals and products of animal origin.

Legislation | Poland | 2006

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, MRL-maximum residue limit, Inspection, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Hormones/steroids, Animal production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Control of Animal Remedies and their Residues) Regulations, 2007 (S.I. No 143 of 2007).

Legislation | Ireland | 2007 | Repealed

Keyword: Aquaculture, Fish disease, Inspection, Food quality control/food safety, Residues, MRL-maximum residue limit, Animal health, Drugs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Presidential Decree No. 259 prohibiting the use in stock farming of certain substances having a hormonal or thyrostatic action and of ß-agonists and establishing measures to monitor certain substances and residues thereof in live animals and animal products.

Legislation | Greece | 1998

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, MRL-maximum residue limit, Meat, Hormones/steroids, Animal production, Drugs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 715 on veterinary controls on import of animal-originating food and on penalties for infringement of related EU legislation.

Legislation | Denmark | 2012 | Repealed

Keyword: Aquaculture, Inspection, Transshipment, Offences/penalties, Food quality control/food safety, Certification, Consumer protection, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, International trade, MRL-maximum residue limit, Transport/storage, Meat, Poultry products, Fish products, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Animals and Animal Products (Examination for Residues and Maximum Residue Limits) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998 (S.R. No. 237 of 1998).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1998

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, MRL-maximum residue limit, Meat, Hormones/steroids, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Drugs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree on veterinary requirements for aquaculture animals and aquaculture products, fishery products and live bivalve molluscs and on veterinary conditions of their import from third countries.

Legislation | Czech Republic | 2003 | Repealed

Keyword: Data collection/reporting, Aquaculture, Fish disease, Fish products, Molluscs, Food quality control/food safety, Standards, Processing/handling, Transport/storage, Inspection, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree on the prohibition of administering certain substances to animals.

Legislation | Czech Republic | 2003

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, MRL-maximum residue limit, Meat, Hormones/steroids, Drugs, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the traceability of trade in and use of veterinary medicines.

Legislation | Slovenia | 2009

Keyword: Animal health, Drugs, Authorization/permit, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Veterinary Compliance Criteria Act.

Legislation | Slovenia | 2005

Keyword: Animal feed/feedstuffs, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Internal trade, Non-edible products, Animal health, Pests/diseases, Basic legislation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 543 on veterinary use, administration and prescription of drugs for animals.

Legislation | Denmark | 2013 | Repealed

Keyword: Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Animal production, Authorization/permit, Drugs, Hormones/steroids, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Control of Animal Remedies and their Residues Regulations, 1998.

Legislation | Ireland | 1998 | Repealed

Keyword: Inspection, Food quality control/food safety, Residues, MRL-maximum residue limit, Hormones/steroids, Animal health, Drugs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Control of Animal Remedies and their Residues) Regulations, 2009 (S.I. No 183 of 2009).

Legislation | Ireland | 2009

Keyword: Aquaculture, Fish disease, Food quality control/food safety, Residues, Traceability/product tracing, Animal health, Drugs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Animals and Animal Products (Examination for Residues and Maximum Residue Limits) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016 (S.I. No. 54 of 2016).

Legislation | Ireland | 2016

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Residues, Meat, MRL-maximum residue limit, Inspection, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Hormones/steroids, Animal health, Drugs, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree-Law No. 148/99 approving the Council Directive 96/23/EC on measures to monitor substances and residues in live animals and animal products.

Legislation | Portugal | 1999

Keyword: Residues, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Traceability/product tracing, Food quality control/food safety, Animal production, Drugs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Measures to monitor certain Substances and Residues thereof in Live Animals and Animal Product Rules, 2005 (L.N. 80 of 2005).

Legislation | Malta | 2005

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Residues, Inspection, Animal production, Hormones/steroids, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Drugs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Government Ordinance on monitoring certain substances and residues thereof in live animals and in products of animal origin.

Legislation | Slovakia | 2003

Keyword: Hormones/steroids, Animal production, Residues, Monitoring, Inspection, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Drugs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 533 on veterinary use, administration and prescription of drugs for animals.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Animal production, Authorization/permit, Drugs, Hormones/steroids, Inspection, Residues, Equine-animals, Pests/diseases

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 25 on veterinary controls on import of animal-originating food and on penalties for infringement of related EU legislation.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Aquaculture, Inspection, Transshipment, Offences/penalties, Food quality control/food safety, Certification, Consumer protection, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, International trade, MRL-maximum residue limit, Transport/storage, Meat, Poultry products, Fish products, Traceability/product tracing, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 220 on veterinary controls on import of animal-originating food and on penalties for infringement of related EU legislation.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Aquaculture, Inspection, Transshipment, Offences/penalties, Food quality control/food safety, Certification, Consumer protection, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, International trade, MRL-maximum residue limit, Transport/storage, Meat, Poultry products, Fish products, Traceability/product tracing, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Animals and Animal Products (Examination for Residues and Maximum Residue Limits)(England and Scotland) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No 787 of 2015).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2015

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, MRL-maximum residue limit, Meat, Hormones/steroids, Standards, Internal trade, Residues, Offences/penalties, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Drugs, Slaughtering

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 164 on veterinary controls on import of animal-originating food and on penalties for infringement of related EU legislation.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015 | Repealed

Keyword: Aquaculture, Inspection, Transshipment, Offences/penalties, Food quality control/food safety, Certification, Consumer protection, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, International trade, MRL-maximum residue limit, Transport/storage, Meat, Poultry products, Fish products, Traceability/product tracing, Game, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1226 on veterinary use, administration and prescription of drugs for animals.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015 | Repealed

Keyword: Consumer protection, Food quality control/food safety, Hormones/steroids, Animal health, Authorization/permit, Drugs, Pests/diseases, Animal production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1362 on veterinary use, administration and prescription of drugs for animals.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Animal health, Authorization/permit, Drugs, Pests/diseases, Animal production, Hormones/steroids

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Decision 2011/163/EU on the approval of plans submitted by third countries in accordance with Article 29 of Council Directive 96/23/EC.

Legislation | European Union | 2011

Keyword: Policy/planning, Hormones/steroids, Animal production, Residues, Monitoring, Inspection, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Drugs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX