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Ministerial Circular No. 1 amending and updating Circular No. 21 establishing the guidelines for the compilation of non compulsory manuals of food hygiene practice.

Country/Territory
Italy
Document type
Miscellaneous
Date
1998
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Gazzetta Ufficiale della Repubblica Italiana No. 36, 13 February 1998.
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Food quality control/food safety Hygiene/sanitary procedures HACCP
Geographical area
Alps, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, Mediterranean, Southern Europe
Abstract

Manuals of proper food hygiene practices are voluntary documents compilated in accordance with Legislative Decree No. 155 of 26 May 1997. The Annex to this Ministerial Circular contains the framework of the content of these manuals, which shall in particular deal with: premises (arrangements, disinfestation procedures, maintenance); tools and devices; production stages (raw materials used, deposits, waste and residues, etc.); personnel. In compliance with Directive 93/43/EEC, operators' organizations which have drawn up the manuals shall submit them to the Ministry of Health-Department of Food and Nutrition and of Veterinary Health. The latter shall thereafter verify the conformity of the manuals to the prescriptions contained in article 3 of Legislative Decree No. 155 of 1997. Afterwards, the Ministry shall forward the manuals that have been checked to the Upper Health Institute and to the Regions, category associations concerned, consumers' associations. The same procedure must be followed to update the manuals, according to technical and scientific developments.

Full text
Italian
Website
www.comune.jesi.an.it

References - Legislation

Implements

Legislative Decree No. 156 implementing Directive No. 93/99/CEE making additional provisions for the official control of foodstuffs.

Legislation | Italy | 1997

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 93/43/EEC on the hygiene of foodstuffs.

Legislation | European Union | 1993

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Standards, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Processing/handling, Packaging/labelling, Transport/storage, International trade, Vending, HACCP

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amends

Circular No. 21 establishing the guidelines for the compilation of non compulsory manuals of food hygiene practice.

Legislation | Italy | 1995

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Standards, HACCP

Source: FAO, FAOLEX