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Decree No. 23 of 2002 of the Ministry of Agriculture and Regional Development on food hygiene standards of production and marketing of egg products.

Document type
Original source
Collection of Hungarian Rules of Law in Force.
Food & nutrition
Poultry products Standards Authorization/permit Food quality control/food safety Hygiene/sanitary procedures Processing/handling Transport/storage Packaging/labelling Internal trade International trade Inspection
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries
Entry into force notes
On the day of entry into force of the Act publishing the international treaty regarding the accession of Hungary to the EU.

The Annex of this Decree contains detailed regulation regarding: general and special rules of authorization and operation of egg product processing, treating and packaging plants; hygiene standards for personnel, premises, furnishing and working tools; special hygiene standards regarding the production of egg products; standards regarding laboratory analyses; inspection of the production by the competent authorities; grading of eggs and egg products in terms of edibility; filling up containers with egg products; storage; transport; labelling. The Ministry shall register authorized plants. The producer must control the residue level of veterinary drugs, pesticides, cleaning substances and any other substance that may cause harm to humans. In case the residues in the analysed product exceed the maximum level determined in legal norms, such product may not be put on the market. Imported egg products must meet the standards of this Decree.

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References - Legislation


Law No. XCI of 1995 on animal health.

Legislation | Hungary | 1995 (2001)

Keyword: Processing/handling, Transport/storage, Certification, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Animal health, Institution, Drugs, Cattle, Ranching/captive breeding, Animal by-products, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Pests/diseases, Authorization/permit, Internal trade, Ownership, Early warning system, Data collection/reporting, Registration, Offences/penalties



Decree No. 41 of 1997 (V. 28.) FM of the Ministry of Agriculture publishing the Animal Health Regulation.

Legislation | Hungary | 1997 (2014)

Keyword: Poultry products, Milk/dairy products, Food quality control/food safety, Inspection, Meat, Internal trade, International trade, Pesticides, Drugs, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Institution, Pests/diseases, MRL-maximum residue limit, Data collection/reporting, Early warning system, Transport/storage, Apiculture/sericulture, Animal production


Repealed by

Decree No. 66 of 2006 of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on certain rules of food hygiene related to animal origin foodstuff.

Legislation | Hungary | 2006

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