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Order No. 544 on examination for Trichinella in meat.

Country/Territory
Denmark
Document type
Regulation
Date
2014
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Livestock, Food & nutrition
Keyword
Authorization/permit Certification Consumer protection Food quality control/food safety Game Inspection Meat Pests/diseases Animal health Animal welfare
Geographical area
Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
1 June 2014.
Abstract

This Order lays down detailed rules on the examination of meat in Denmark (art. 3) of Trichinella found in meat and in adherence to EU regulations. Carcasses of pigs shall not be tested for Trichinella if it is demonstrated these were raised under controlled animal keeping conditions. Slaughterhouses and game handling establishments must ensure for Trichinella inspection as follows: carcasses of pigs from herds not qualify for controlled animal keeping conditions (Commission Regulation EC No. 2075/2005 - Annex IV). Carcasses of horses, and wild animals, including wild pigs susceptible to Trichinella. Results of samples taken for Trichinella in accordance with this Order must ensure that they are analyzed at specially accredited laboratories and by certified professionals in in accordance to Annex I, Paragraph III, Chapter III, Part B of the European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 854/2004 of 29 April 2004 on control regulation for food of animal origin.

Full text
Danish
Website
www.retsinformation.dk

References - Legislation

Implements

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

Legislation | European Union | 2005

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Animal Keeping Act (LBK no. 9 of 06/01/2022).

Legislation | Denmark | 2004 (2022)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Animal health, Animal production, Animal reproduction, Animal welfare, Pests/diseases, International trade, Transport/storage, Inspection, Ranching/captive breeding, Dangerous animal/harmful animal, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Slaughtering, Swine, Marking/identification, Certification, Data collection/reporting, Drugs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Food Act (No. 46 of 2017).

Legislation | Denmark | 1998 (2017)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Food quality control/food safety, Nutrition, Transport/storage, Packaging/labelling, Processing/handling, Codex Alimentarius, Inspection, International trade, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Trichinella instructions No. 9294.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Certification, Consumer protection, Food quality control/food safety, Game, Inspection, Meat, Pests/diseases, Animal health, Animal welfare

Source: FAO, FAOLEX