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Decree No. 43 of 2011 (V.26.) of the Ministry of Rural Development on food-hygiene requirements of treatment and marketing of killed wild game.

Country/Territory
Hungary
Document type
Regulation
Date
2011
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Authorization/permit Certification Data collection/reporting Food quality control/food safety Game Processing/handling Hygiene/sanitary procedures Internal trade Meat Inspection Registration Transport/storage Hunting/capture Pests/diseases Monitoring
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, European Union Countries
Abstract

This Decree applies to those entitled entities to hunting who deliver and sell the quantity, determined in article 3, of killed wild game to the final consumers or to marketing enterprises and to game handling establishments. In articles 12-13 provisions regarding wild game handling establishments are comprised. This Decree doesn’t apply to farmed wild game, to wild game found dead and to killed wild game for private consumption. The entities or persons entitled to hunting, whose activity falls under this Decree, must be registered. In case of epidemic, the Central Agricultural Office may adopt a monitoring programme at national or local level. Killed game must be inspected by a veterinarian in 48 hours. Hunting enterprises must keep a register of their activity and send the register once a year to the territorially competent food-chain safety and animal health directorate, and have at least one game handling establishment. During storage, transport, handling and marketing all food hygiene and safety (traceability) rules and good hygiene practices must be observed. Article 10 contains provisions regarding game meat inspection and meat classification and certification.

Full text
Hungarian
Website
kereses.magyarorszag.hu

References - Legislation

Implements

Regulation (EC) No. 178/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down the general principles and requirements of food law, establishing the European Food Safety Authority and laying down procedures in matters of food safety

Legislation | 2002

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Basic legislation, Early warning system/emergency intervention system, Institution, Data collection/reporting, Packaging/labelling, Fraud/deceit/adulteration, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation (EC) No. 853/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down specific hygiene rules for the hygiene of foodstuffs.

Legislation | 2004

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Basic legislation, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Processing/handling, Standards, Meat, Fish products, Game, Milk/dairy products, Poultry products

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation (EC) No. 852/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the hygiene of foodstuffs.

Legislation | 2004

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Basic legislation, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Processing/handling, HACCP, Traceability/product tracing, Treated food, Transport/storage, Internal trade, International trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act No. XLVI of 2008 on food chain and its control.

Legislation | Hungary | 2008

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Basic legislation, Access-to-information, Codex Alimentarius, Consumer protection, Offences/penalties, Packaging/labelling, Traceability/product tracing, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, HACCP, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Animal welfare, Pests/diseases, Fertilizers/nutrients, Pesticides, Plant protection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Law No. LV. of 1996 on the protection, management and hunting of wildlife.

Legislation | Hungary | 1996

Keyword: Basic legislation, Hunting/capture, Management/conservation, Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Protection of habitats, Access-to-information, Institution, Offences/penalties, Ranching/captive breeding, Hunting rights, Liability/compensation, Ecosystem preservation, Data collection/reporting, Community management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amends

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/deceit/adulteration

Source: FAO, FAOLEX