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Decree of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry on Food Hygiene of Foodstuffs of Animal Origin (No. 37 of 2006).

Country/Territory
Finland
Document type
Regulation
Date
2006
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Food quality control/food safety Hygiene/sanitary procedures Meat Slaughtering Inspection Institution Fish products Milk/dairy products Poultry products Processing/handling Transport/storage HACCP
Geographical area
Arctic, Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, European Union Countries, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

This Decree of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry concerns hygiene of products destined for human consumption (as defined by paragraph 8.1. in Schedule I to the Decree regarding hygiene of food of animal origin, with the exception of food referred to in article 1.2. of that Decree and containing both products of plant origin and processed products of animal origin), including: 1) meat of bovines, pigs, sheep, goats, poultry, reindeer, rabbits, game, fishery products, milk and eggs. The Decree lays down rules on: a) structural and functional requirements for food facilities that handle food of animal origin destined for retail sales; b) records relating to food products of animal origin and their handling and transportation, the documents that must accompany such products, and the labelling of food of animal origin; c) the plan of self-monitoring of food business operators and records connected to it; d) the health requirements to be met by food handlers; and e) handling of food of animal origin and the temperature during handling, storage and transportation.

Full text
Swedish
Website
www.finlex.fi

References - Legislation

Implements

Council Regulation (EC) No. 2597/97 laying down additional rules on the common organization of the market in milk and milk products for drinking milk.

Legislation | 1997

Keyword: Milk/dairy products, Food quality control/food safety, Treated food

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

Food Act.

Legislation | Finland | 2006

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Basic legislation, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Inspection, Processing/handling, Institution, Internal trade, International trade, Packaging/labelling, Traceability/product tracing, Offences/penalties, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation (EC) No. 1774/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down health rules concerning animal by-products not intended for human consumption.

Legislation | 2002

Keyword: Non-edible products, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Internal trade, International trade, Transport/storage, Waste disposal, Waste non-domestic sources, Organic waste, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Decree of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry to amend the Decree on Food Hygiene of Foodstuffs of Animal Origin (No. 3 of 2009).

Legislation | Finland | 2009

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Packaging/labelling, Processing/handling, HACCP, Transport/storage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry to amend the Decree on Food Hygiene of Foodstuffs of Animal Origin (No. 43 of 2006).

Legislation | Finland | 2006

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Meat, Slaughtering, Fish products, Milk/dairy products, HACCP, Packaging/labelling, Toxicity/poisoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX