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

Country/Territory
Finland
Document type
Regulation
Date
2012
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Food quality control/food safety Hygiene/sanitary procedures Inspection Meat Biosecurity
Geographical area
Arctic, Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, European Union Countries, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

The Decree provides for the salmonella testing to be performed in slaughterhouses and cutting plants and based on the national salmonella control program approved by Commission Decision 94/968/EC. It also provides for the coordination of the criteria for salmonella tests in the national salmonella control program and in accordance with Commission Regulation (EC) No 2073/2005 on microbiological criteria for foodstuffs. It shall apply to slaughterhouses and cutting plants handling meat of bovine animals, swine, broilers, turkeys, chickens, ducks, geese or guinea fowl and at premises producing minced meat or meat preparations, meat of broilers, turkeys or chickens. Food sampling and testing shall be carroed out under the responsibility of a food operator in accordance with rules set out in the First Schedule to this Decree. The Decree also provides with respect to measures that shall be taken (in accordance with Article 7 of Commission Regulation (EC) No 2073/2005) if salmonella is found in food or a facility.

Full text
Swedish
Website
www.finlex.fi

References - Legislation

Implements

Regulation (EC) No. 2160/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the control of salmonella and other specified food-borne zoonotic agents.

Legislation | 2003

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Inspection, Internal trade, International trade, Animal health, Pests/diseases, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EC) No. 2073/2005 on microbiological criteria for foodstuffs.

Legislation | 2005

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, HACCP, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Processing/handling, Meat, Milk/dairy products, Vegetables/legumes, Fruits/edible nuts, Fish products, Packaging/labelling

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