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Food Safety and Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 2996 of 2013).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Document type
Regulation
Date
2013
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Food quality control/food safety Potable water Hygiene/sanitary procedures Toxicity/poisoning Processing/handling Vending Transport/storage Inspection Enforcement/compliance Offences/penalties
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, European Union Countries, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

These Regulations continue to provide for the for the execution and enforcement of a number of EU instruments regarding control of food business operators with respect to hygienic conditions in the production and placing on the market of food. The changes in respect of repealed legislation concern updates regarding Community legislation implemented by these Regulations. The Regulations, among other things: provide that the Food Standards Agency is the competent authority for the purposes of the EU Hygiene Regulations; provide with respect to (prosecution and judgement of) offences; provide that the Secretary of State may issue codes of recommended practice to food authorities; and provide that the requirements in the following Schedules have effect: (a) Schedule 3 (bulk transport in sea-going vessels of liquid oils or fats and the bulk transport by sea of raw sugar); (b) Schedule 4 (temperature control requirements); (c) Schedule 5 (the direct supply by the producer of small quantities of meat from poultry or lagomorphs slaughtered on the farm); (d) Schedule 6 (restrictions on the sale of raw milk intended for direct human consumption); and (e) Schedule 8 (the special health mark to be applied in the case of animals that have undergone emergency slaughter).

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

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

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

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. 854/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down specific rules for the organisation of official controls on products of animal origin intended for human consumption.

Legislation | 2004

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Basic legislation, Inspection, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Processing/handling, HACCP, Internal trade, International trade, Certification, Drugs, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Animal welfare

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EC) No. 2075/2005 laying down specific rules on official controls for Trichinella in meat.

Legislation | 2005

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Meat, Inspection, International trade, Animal health, Pests/diseases, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Swine

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

Amends

Official Feed and Food Controls (England) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 3255 of 2009).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2009

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Toxicity/poisoning, Certification, Inspection, International trade, Animal health, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

General Food Regulations 2004 (S.I. No. 3279 of 2004).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2004

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Packaging/labelling, Institution, Fraud/deceit/adulteration

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Trade in Animals and Related Products Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 1197 of 2011).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2011

Keyword: Fish disease, Food quality control/food safety, International trade, Fish products, Animal health, Animal production, Pests/diseases, Animal reproduction, Genetic resources, GMO, Inspection, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Food Hygiene (England) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 14 of 2006).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2006

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Potable water, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Toxicity/poisoning, Processing/handling, Vending, Transport/storage, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Food Hygiene (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 1742 of 2012).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2012

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Institution, Animal health, Pests/diseases, Marking/identification, Slaughtering

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Food Safety and Hygiene (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 868 of 2016).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2016

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Food Information Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 1855 of 2014).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2014

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Packaging/labelling, Consumer protection, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Official Feed and Food Controls (England) and the Food Safety and Hygiene (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 2748 of 2014).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2014

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Authorization/permit, Transport/storage, Sugar, Oils/oilseeds/fats, Meat, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Certification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Food Safety and Hygiene (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 2885 of 2014).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2014

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Potable water, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Toxicity/poisoning, Processing/handling, Vending, Transport/storage, Inspection, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX