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Decree of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry on survey of cattle for EHEC in slaughterhouses and animal husbandry sites (No. 24 of 2006).

Country/Territory
Finland
Document type
Regulation
Date
2006
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Livestock, Food & nutrition
Keyword
Hygiene/sanitary procedures Meat Inspection Animal health Pests/diseases Data collection/reporting Cattle
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

This Decree of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, made under sections 20, 25 and 40 of the Food Act and section 12 of the Act concerning animal diseases, concerns the control of Enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC) affecting bovines. It provides for: a) survey of beef for EHEC in slaughterhouses and small slaughterhouses; b) testing for EHEC in livestock locations when EHEC bacteria have found in cattle; and c) testing for EHEC on a rearing place for beef which is suspected to have

Full text
Swedish
Website
www.finlex.fi

References - Legislation

Implements

Food Act.

Legislation | Finland | 2006 (2011)

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act No. 55 of 1980 concerning animal diseases.

Legislation | Finland | 1980 (1999) | Repealed

Keyword: Basic legislation, Animal health, Institution, Pests/diseases, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Decree of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry to amend the Decree on survey of cattle for EHEC in slaughterhouses and animal husbandry sites (No. 27 of 2010).

Legislation | Finland | 2010

Keyword: Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Meat, Inspection, Animal health, Pests/diseases, Data collection/reporting, Cattle

Source: FAO, FAOLEX