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Decree of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry on zoonoses (No. 316 of 2021).

Country/Territory
Finland
Document type
Regulation
Date
2021
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Livestock
Keyword
Animal health Animal production Pests/diseases Cattle Poultry Swine Slaughtering Processing/handling Vaccination Inspection Drugs
Geographical area
Arctic, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
This Act entered into force on 21 April 2021.
Abstract

The present Decree lays down rules for the prevention, detection and control of zoonotic diseases, including the use of antimicrobials and vaccines on animals. It contains 61 sections divided into the following chapters: 1) General provisions; 2) Salmonella monitoring in facilities; 3) Control measures in case of suspicion or confirmation of salmonella infection in facilities; 4) Control of salmonella in authorized food premises used in the meat industry; 5) Control of campylobacter in broilers; 6) STEC follow-up; 7) National BSE provisions supplementing Regulation (EC) No 999/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council; 8) Final provisions.

Full text
Swedish
Website
www.finlex.fi

References - Legislation

Implements

Act on animal diseases (No. 76 of 2021).

Legislation | Finland | 2021

Keyword: Aquaculture, Fish disease, Animal health, Food quality control/food safety, Basic legislation, Public health, Animal production, Pests/diseases, Monitoring, Registration, Data collection/reporting, Animal reproduction, Biosecurity, Risk assessment/management, Vaccination, Quarantine, Classification/declassification, Transport/storage, International trade, Inspection, Offences/penalties, Wild fauna, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Animal Feed Act (No. 1263 of 2020).

Legislation | Finland | 2020

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Basic legislation, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Inspection, Traceability/product tracing, Genetically modified organism (GMO), Packaging/labelling, Internal trade, International trade, Drugs, Processing/handling, Data collection/reporting, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on the medical treatment of animals (No. 387 of 2014).

Legislation | Finland | 2014 (2022)

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Residues, Animal health, Animal welfare, Pests/diseases, Drugs, Quarantine, Hormones/steroids, Traceability/product tracing, Data collection/reporting, Equine-animals, Monitoring, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Food Act (No. 297/2021).

Legislation | Finland | 2021

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Decree of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry relative to control on salmonella in establishments in the meat industry (No. 134 of 2012).

Legislation | Finland | 2012

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Government Decree on the control of campylobacter in broilers (No. 10/VLA/2007).

Legislation | Finland | 2007

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Meat, Animal health, Pests/diseases, Inspection, Data collection/reporting, Slaughtering

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Government Decree on measures relating to TSE diseases affecting slaughterhouses and processing sites (No. 7/VLA/2009).

Legislation | Finland | 2009

Keyword: Public health, Food quality control/food safety, Meat, Slaughtering, Inspection, Processing/handling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Government Decree on samples of carcases, hygiene tests and EHEC tests at slaughterhouses and at animal husbandry sites (No. 24/VLA/2006).

Legislation | Finland | 2006

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Meat, Animal health, Pests/diseases, Inspection, Data collection/reporting, Slaughtering

Source: FAO, FAOLEX