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Order No. 732 on mussels.

Country/Territory
Denmark
Document type
Regulation
Date
2020
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition, Fisheries
Keyword
Aquaculture Inspection Hygiene/sanitary procedures Food quality control/food safety Molluscs Standards Classification/declassification Toxicity/poisoning
Geographical area
Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, European Union Countries, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
1 July 2020.
Abstract

This Order sets regulations for the monitoring and inspection, research and analysis of algal sites where harvesting of mussels takes place. These regulations include the application of hygiene methods for cleaning and conditioning of mussels destined for human consumption, with the purpose of meeting health standards and microbiological classification criteria. Rules may be suspended, should there be risks of poison in specific algal areas which may compromise the quality of mussel harvesting. The Ministry of Environment and Food shall regulate provisions of this Order through its Danish Veterinary and Food Administration. The latter will ensure to adhere to regulations to EU provisions while it shall not be responsible for costs incurred for the procurement, submission and testing of samples, reporting of analytical results required under this Order.

Full text
Danish
Website
www.retsinformation.dk

References - Legislation

Implements

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

Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1881/2006 setting maximum levels for certain contaminants in foodstuffs.

Legislation | 2006

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Standards, Agricultural commodities, Beverages, Cereals/grains/rice, Vegetables/legumes, Fish products, Fruits/edible nuts, Meat, Milk/dairy products, Oils/oilseeds/fats, Molluscs, Breastfeeding/infant food, Toxicity/poisoning

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

Food Act (No. 46 of 2017).

Legislation | Denmark | 2013

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation (EU) 2017/625 of the European Parliament and of the Council on official controls and other official activities performed to ensure the application of food and feed law, rules on animal health and welfare, plant health and plant protection products.

Legislation | 2017

Keyword: Animal feed/feedstuffs, Enforcement/compliance, Basic legislation, Food quality control/food safety, Packaging/labelling, Internal trade, International trade, Ecological production/organic production, Certification, Agricultural commodities, Residues, Drugs, Animal welfare, Animal health, Plant protection, Pesticides

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/624 concerning specific rules for the performance of official controls on the production of meat and for production and relaying areas of live bivalve molluscs in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2017/625 of the European Parliament and of the Council.

Legislation | 2019

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Meat, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Molluscs, Fish products, Slaughtering, Animal health, Pests/diseases, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Order No. 978 on mussels.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Inspection, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Food quality control/food safety, Molluscs, Standards, Classification/declassification, Toxicity/poisoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX