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Regulation (EC) No. 854/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down specific rules for the organisation of official controls on products of animal origin intended for human consumption.

Country/Territory
European Union
Document type
Legislation
Date
2004
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Livestock, Food & nutrition
Keyword
Food quality control/food safety Inspection Hygiene/sanitary procedures Processing/handling HACCP Internal trade International trade Certification Drugs Animal feed/feedstuffs Animal health Animal welfare
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

There is hereby established the legislative framework for the organization of official controls on products of animal origin. The performance of official controls pursuant to this Regulation shall be without any prejudice to food business operators' primary legal responsibility for ensuring food safety, as laid down in Regulation (EC) No. 178/2002 concerning the general principles and requirements of food law.

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Website
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References - Legislation

Implemented by

Act relative to zoonoses.

Legislation | Sweden | 1999 (2006)

Keyword: Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Animal health, Pests/diseases

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Notification regarding provisions of the European Communities which complete provisions of the Act relative to zoonoses.

Legislation | Sweden | 2006

Keyword: Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Animal health, Pests/diseases

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Notification (2006:1037) regarding provisions of the European Communities which complete provisions of the Animal Protection Act.

Legislation | Sweden | 2006

Keyword: Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Animal health, Pests/diseases

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Food Hygiene Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006 (S.R. No. 3 of 2006).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2006

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Potable water, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Toxicity/poisoning, Processing/handling, Vending, Transport/storage, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ministerial Joint Decree No. 15523 establishing additional measures for the implementation of Regulations (EC) Nos. 178/2002, 852/2004, 853/2004, 854/2004, 882/2004 and trans positioning into the national legislation Council Directive 2004/41/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council.

Legislation | Greece | 2006

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Inspection, Internal trade, International trade, Processing/handling, HACCP, Certification, Traceability/product tracing, Early warning system/emergency intervention system, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fishery Products (Official Controls Charges) (Wales) Regulations 2005 (W.S.I. No. No. 3297 (W. 255) of 2005).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2005 | Repealed

Keyword: Landing, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Fish products, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Legislative Decree No. 193 implementing Directive 2004/41/EC concerning food safety and implementing European Community regulations in this sector.

Legislation | Italy | 2007

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Processing/handling, Slaughtering, Offences/penalties, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Règlement grand-ducal déterminant les modalités d’application et les sanctions de divers règlements (CE).

Legislation | Luxembourg | 2008

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, International trade, Registration, Inspection, Offences/penalties, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Food Hygiene (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (W.S.I. No. 975 (W.129) of 2012).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2012

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Enforcement/compliance, Liability/compensation, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 588 on penal provisions for violation of certain regulations on food hygiene.

Legislation | Denmark | 2013 | Repealed

Keyword: Offences/penalties, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, International trade, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Food (Miscellaneous Amendments)(Scotland) Regulations 2013 (S.S.I. No. 336 of 2013).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2013

Keyword: Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Inspection, Meat

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Food Hygiene (England) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 14 of 2006).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2006 | Repealed

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Potable water, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Toxicity/poisoning, Processing/handling, Vending, Transport/storage, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Food Hygiene (Scotland) Regulations 2006 (S.S.I. No. 3 of 2006).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2006

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Potable water, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Toxicity/poisoning, Processing/handling, Vending, Transport/storage, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Food Safety and Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 2996 of 2013).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2013

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Potable water, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Toxicity/poisoning, Processing/handling, Vending, Transport/storage, Inspection, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ordinance by the Ministry of Food and Rural Space on competences of licensing and registration of food establishments.

Legislation | Germany | 2005 (2008)

Keyword: Business/industry/corporations, Food quality control/food safety, Authorization/permit, Registration, Meat, Milk/dairy products, Poultry products, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Food Penalty Ordinance.

Legislation | Germany | 2006 (2016)

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Codex Alimentarius, Fraud/deceit/adulteration, Offences/penalties, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 57 of 2010 (V. 7.) FVM of the Ministry of Rural Development concerning the placing on the market of food and the authorization and notification of food production.

Legislation | Hungary | 2010 (2013)

Keyword: Processing/handling, Internal trade, Authorization/permit, Registration, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the identification and placing on the market of the meat of animals produced from emergency slaughter outside slaughter establishments.

Legislation | Slovenia | 2009

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Processing/handling, Internal trade, Slaughtering

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1023 on Food Licensing.

Legislation | Denmark | 2011 | Repealed

Keyword: Data collection/reporting, Registration, Food quality control/food safety, Authorization/permit, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ministerial Order No. 139/2006 on sanitary control for fish products.

Legislation | Mozambique | 2006

Keyword: Fishing vessel, Fish products, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Marine fisheries, Inspection, Processing/handling, Transport/storage, Standards, Food additives, Food quality control/food safety

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Food Act.

Legislation | Finland | 2006 (2011)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Inspection, Processing/handling, Institution, Internal trade, International trade, Packaging/labelling, Traceability/product tracing, Offences/penalties, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Food Hygiene (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2012 (S.S.I. No. 75 of 2012).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2012

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Packaging/labelling, Traceability/product tracing, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Inspection, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Animal Origin - Foodstuff Hygiene Ordinance.

Legislation | Germany | 2007 (2016)

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Meat, Milk/dairy products, Game, Poultry products, Transport/storage, Internal trade, Sugar, Processing/handling, Inspection, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Animal Origin – Foodstuff Inspection Ordinance.

Legislation | Germany | 2007 (2016)

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Meat, Slaughtering, Inspection, Internal trade, Processing/handling, Milk/dairy products, Poultry products, Fish products, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree on the implementation of veterinary and sanitary requirements for certain food processing activities relating to animal products.

Legislation | Czech Republic | 2009

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Processing/handling, HACCP, Traceability/product tracing, Treated food, Transport/storage, Internal trade, International trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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

Order No. 1007 on Food Licensing.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Processing/handling, Registration, Inspection, Internal trade, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Consumer protection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Instruction No. 25 of 2010 on hygiene requirements and inspection on live molluscs, fish, and fishery products.

Legislation | Albania | 2010

Keyword: Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Inspection, Fish products, Marine fishes, Molluscs, Freshwater fishes, Processing/handling, Transport/storage, HACCP, Food quality control/food safety

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1013 on mussels.

Legislation | Denmark | 2011 | Repealed

Keyword: Molluscs, Aquaculture, Processing/handling, Certification, Consumer protection, Data collection/reporting, Classification/declassification, Fish products, Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Inspection, Internal trade, Toxicity/poisoning, Standards, Traceability/product tracing

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Notification (2009:912) regarding provisions of the European Communities which complete provisions of the Act relative to animal testing and related matters.

Legislation | Sweden | 2009

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Meat, Residues, Inspection, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Animal production, Animal welfare

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Notification (2010:231) regarding provisions of the European Communities which complete provisions of the Food Act.

Legislation | Sweden | 2010

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Meat, Residues, Inspection, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Animal production, Animal welfare

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Notification (2011:198) regarding provisions of the European Communities which complete provisions of the Act relative to animal feed and by-products of animal origin (2006:805).

Legislation | Sweden | 2011

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Meat, Residues, Inspection, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Animal production, Animal welfare

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Notification (2010:338) regarding provisions of the European Communities which complete provisions of the Act relative to animal testing and related matters.

Legislation | Sweden | 2010

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Meat, Residues, Inspection, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Animal production, Animal welfare

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation (2013:419) of the EU regulations complemented by the Animal Welfare Act (1988:534).

Legislation | Sweden | 2012 (2013)

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Inspection, Consumer protection, Slaughtering, Enforcement/compliance, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Animal health, Animal welfare, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Real Decreto Nº 340/2014 - Controles oficiales en establecimientos de producción de carne fresca de aves de corral y lagomorfos.

Legislation | Spain | 2014

Keyword: Poultry products, Internal trade, Authorization/permit, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Inspection, Slaughtering, Packaging/labelling, Certification, Animal health, Animal welfare, Poultry

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Government Decree No. 1112 validating Veterinary and Sanitary Regulation on organization of specific official control of foodstuffs of animal origin.

Legislation | Moldova, Republic of | 2010 (2013)

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Risk assessment/management, Inspection, Processing/handling, Meat, Slaughtering, HACCP, Certification, Animal health, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal welfare

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Notification relative to EC regulations that complete the Food Act (SFS No. 1243 of 2004).

Legislation | Sweden | 2005

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Animal health, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Notification No. 1243 of 2005 relative to EC-Directives supplementing the Food Act (1971:511).

Legislation | Sweden | 2005

Keyword: Fish products, Food quality control/food safety, Residues, Animal production, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Inspection, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree on the prevention of avian influenza.

Legislation | Czech Republic | 2007

Keyword: Animal health, Pests/diseases, Early warning system/emergency intervention system, Poultry, Birds, Quarantine, Vaccination, Hygiene/sanitary procedures

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Notification (2006:1034) regarding provisions of the European Communities which complete provisions of the Act relative to animal testing.

Legislation | Sweden | 2006

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Residues, Meat, Inspection, Animal health, Animal production, GMO, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Pests/diseases

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Arrêté 20 mars 2009 relatif aux modalités de mise en oeuvre de l'information sur la chaîne alimentaire pour les lots de volailles et de lagomorphes destinés à l'abattage en vue de la consommation humaine.

Legislation | France | 2009

Keyword: Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Access-to-information, Poultry products, Animal health, Pests/diseases, Poultry, Animal welfare

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Hygiene of Fishery Products and Fish Feed) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 335 of 2006).

Legislation | Ireland | 2006

Keyword: Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Authorization/permit, Animal health, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Registration

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Trade in Animals and Related Products (Wales) Regulations 2011 (W.S.I. No. 2379 (W.252) of 2011).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2011

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, International trade, Fish products, Animal health, Animal production, Pests/diseases, Animal reproduction, Genetic resources, GMO, Inspection, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Presidential Decree No. 79 establishing additional measures for the implementation of Regulations (EC) Nos. 178/2002, 852/2004, 853/2004, 854/2004 and 882/2004 of the European Parliament and Council with regard to hygiene rules for foodstuffs of animal origin, the official controls on products of animal origin intended for human consumption and animal health and animal welfare rules; harmonisation of veterinary legislation to Directive 2004/41/EC.

Legislation | Greece | 2007

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Processing/handling, Standards, Meat, Fish products, Game, Milk/dairy products, Poultry products, HACCP, Transport/storage, Inspection, Certification, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Animal welfare, Internal trade, International trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Trade in Animals and Related Products Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2011 (S.R. No. 438 of 2011).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2011

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, International trade, Fish products, Animal health, Animal production, Pests/diseases, Animal reproduction, Genetic resources, GMO, Inspection, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Food and Feed Hygiene) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 423 of 2009).

Legislation | Ireland | 2009

Keyword: Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Inspection, Residues, Fish products, Offences/penalties, Animal health, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Registration

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act No. XLVI of 2008 on food chain and its control.

Legislation | Hungary | 2008 (2014)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Access-to-information, Codex Alimentarius, Consumer protection, Food quality control/food safety, Offences/penalties, Packaging/labelling, Traceability/product tracing, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, HACCP, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Animal welfare, Pests/diseases, Fertilizers/nutrients, Pesticides, Plant protection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on detailed conditions for the appointment of official veterinarians and official veterinary auxiliaries.

Legislation | Slovenia | 2008

Keyword: Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Animal welfare, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Trade in Animals and Related Products Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 1197 of 2011).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2011

Keyword: Fish disease, Food quality control/food safety, International trade, Fish products, Animal health, Animal production, Pests/diseases, Animal reproduction, Genetic resources, GMO, Inspection, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

EU Legislation (Milk and Dairies) (Jersey) Order 2017 (R&O. 106/2017).

Legislation | Jersey (UK) | 2017

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Milk/dairy products, Standards, Offences/penalties, Animal production, Registration, Inspection, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation made under the Commodities Act on live bivalve molluscs.

Legislation | Netherlands | 2014 (2016)

Keyword: Aquaculture, Mariculture, Molluscs, Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Fish products, Standards, Processing/handling, Inspection, Traceability/product tracing

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Government Decree No. 435 validating Special Rules for Hygiene of Foodstuffs of Animal Origin.

Legislation | Moldova, Republic of | 2010 (2018)

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Processing/handling, Standards, Meat, Game, Milk/dairy products, Poultry products, Fish products, Slaughtering, HACCP, Certification, Packaging/labelling, Internal trade, Marking/identification, Drugs, Pests/diseases

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1663/2006 amending Regulation (EC) No. 854/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down specific rules for the organisation of official controls on products of animal origin intended for human consumption.

Legislation | European Union | 2006

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No. 739/2011 amending Annex I to Regulation (EC) No. 854/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down specific rules for the organisation of official controls on products of animal origin intended for human consumption.

Legislation | European Union | 2011

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 633/2014 amending Annex III to Regulation (EC) No. 853/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council and Annex I to Regulation (EC) No. 854/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the specific requirements for handling large wild game and for the post-mortem inspection of wild game.

Legislation | European Union | 2014

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/2285 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 854/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down specific rules for the organisation of official controls on products of animal origin intended for human consumption as regards certain requirements for live bivalve molluscs, echinoderms, tunicates and marine gastropods and Annex I to Regulation (EC) No. 2073/2005 on microbiological criteria for foodstuffs.

Legislation | European Union | 2015

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, HACCP, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Molluscs, Fish products

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 505/2010 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 854/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down specific rules for the organisation of officials controls on products of animal origin intended for human consumption.

Legislation | European Union | 2010

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 151/2011 amending Annex I to Regulation (EC) No. 854/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards farmed game.

Legislation | European Union | 2011

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Certification, Inspection, Game

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 219/2014 amending Annex I to Regulation (EC) No. 854/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the specific requirements for post-mortem inspection of domestic swine.

Legislation | European Union | 2014

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/1979 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 854/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down specific rules for the organisation of officials controls on products of animal origin intended for human consumption as regard echinoderms harvested outside classified production areas.

Legislation | European Union | 2017

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 218/2014 amending Annexes to Regulations (EC) No. 853/2004 and (EC) No. 854/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council and Commission Regulation (EC) No. 2074/2005.

Legislation | European Union | 2014

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1021/2008 amending Annexes I, II and III to Regulation (EC) No. 854/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down specific rules for the organisation of official controls on products of animal origin intended for human consumption and Regulation (EC) No. 2076/2005 as regards live bivalve molluscs, certain fishery products and staff assisting with official controls in slaughterhouses.

Legislation | European Union | 2008

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX