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ANNEX IU.K.+E.U.

1.Meat products and treated stomachs, bladders and intestines originating in the third countries or parts thereof referred to in Article 3(b)(i) of this Decision shall:U.K.+E.U.

(a)

contain meat eligible for import into the Community as fresh meat, as defined in point 1.10 of Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 853/2004; and

(b)

be derived from one or more of the species or animals which have undergone a non-specific treatment as set out in point A Part 4 of Annex II to this Decision.

2.Meat products and treated stomachs, bladders and intestines originating in the third countries or parts thereof, as referred to in Article 3(b)(ii), shall comply with the conditions set out in (a), (b) or (c) of this point:U.K.+E.U.

(a)

the meat products and/or treated stomachs, bladders and intestines must:

(i)

contain meat and/or meat products derived from a single species or animal, as set out under the relevant column in Parts 2 and 3 of Annex II indicating the species or animal concerned; and

(ii)

have undergone at least the specific treatment required for meat of that species or animal, as set out in Part 4 of Annex II;

(b)

the meat products and/or treated stomachs, bladders and intestines must:

(i)

contain fresh, processed or partly processed meat of more than one species or animal, as set out under the relevant column of Parts 2 and 3 of Annex II which are mixed prior to undergoing their final treatment, as set out in Part 4 of Annex II; and

(ii)

have undergone the final treatment referred to in (i) that must be at least as severe as the most severe treatment set out in Part 4 of Annex II for meat of the species or animals concerned, as set out under the relevant column in Parts 2 and 3 of Annex II;

(c)

the final meat products and/or treated stomachs, bladders and intestines must:

(i)

be prepared by mixing previously treated meat or treated stomachs, bladders and intestines of more than one species or animal; and

(ii)

have undergone the previous treatment referred to in (i) that must have been at least as severe as the relevant treatment set out in Part 4 of Annex II for the species or animal concerned as set out under the relevant column in Parts 2 and 3 of Annex II for each meat component of the meat product and treated stomachs, bladders and intestines.

3.The treatments set out in Part 4 of Annex II shall constitute the minimum acceptable processing conditions for animal health purposes for meat products and stomachs, bladders and intestines derived from the relevant species or animal originating in the third countries or parts thereof listed in Annex II.U.K.+E.U.

However, in cases where import of offal is not authorised under Decision 79/542/EEC owing to Community animal health restrictions, it may be imported as a meat product or treated stomach, intestine or bladder or used in a meat product provided the relevant treatment referred to in Part 2 of Annex II is carried out and the Community public health requirements are fulfilled.

In addition, an establishment from a country listed in Annex II may be authorised to produce meat products and treated stomachs, bladders and intestines that have undergone treatments B, C or D, as referred to in Part 4 of Annex II, even where that establishment is located in a third country or part thereof that is not authorised for imports into the Community of fresh meat under the condition that the Community public health requirements are fulfilled.