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Government Decree on official controls on food (No. 72 of 2020).

Country/Territory
Finland
Document type
Regulation
Date
2020
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition, Cultivated plants
Keyword
Food quality control/food safety Inspection Data collection/reporting Processing/handling Planting material/seeds Plant production
Geographical area
Arctic, Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, European Union Countries, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

The present Government Decree lays down rules for the implementation of certain provisions of the Food Act. Its provisions cover the compulsory notification of activities in the food sector, including of primary production sites for food and seeds, as well as food premises. The Decree also covers the handling of notifications, decisions on approval and conditional approval. It also contains special provisions on the eligibility conditions for inspectors at cutting plants and egg packing plants and the eligibility conditions for professional qualifications of official veterinarians supervising slaughterhouse operations or dairies.

Full text
Swedish
Website
www.finlex.fi

References - Legislation

Implements

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