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Ordinance № 5 of 30 September 2020 on the health requirements for food-producing animals.

Country/Territory
Bulgaria
Document type
Regulation
Date
2020
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Food quality control/food safety Hygiene/sanitary procedures Processing/handling Standards
Geographical area
Black Sea, Eastern Europe, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries
Entry into force notes
This text entered into force on the day of its publication in the Official Gazette (published on 9 October 2020).
Abstract

This Ordinance, as in accordance with the terms of Bulgarian Law on Food, lays down necessary health requirements for animals from which food intended for human consumption is obtained, intended when: 1. Producing, processing and distributing primary products of animal origin and products obtained from them, intended for human consumption; 2. introduction from foreign of third countries of such primary products of animal origin and of products derived therefrom if intended for human consumption. The Bulgarian Food Safety Agency (BFSA) shall exercise control over business operators of products of animal origin, intended for human consumption, at all stages of production, processing and distribution in order to prevent the spread of diseases, which are transmitted to animals, and in order to verify that all primary products and foodstuffs derived from animals actually meet mandatory veterinary health requirements.

Full text
Bulgarian
Website
dv.parliament.bg

References - Legislation

Implements

Law on Food.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 1999 (2017)

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Mineral water, Genetically modified organism (GMO), Packaging/labelling, Processing/handling, Registration, Transport/storage, Authorization/permit, International trade, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX