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Commission Regulation (EC) No 2073/2005 of 15 November 2005 on microbiological criteria for foodstuffs (Text with EEA relevance)

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Article 1.Subject-matter and scope

  3. Article 2.Definitions

  4. Article 3.General requirements

  5. Article 4.Testing against criteria

  6. Article 5.Specific rules for testing and sampling

  7. Article 6.Labelling requirements

  8. Article 7.Unsatisfactory results

  9. Article 8.Transitional derogation

  10. Article 9.Analyses of trends

  11. Article 10.Review

  12. Article 11.Repeal

  13. Article 12.This Regulation shall enter into force on the 20th day...

  14. Signature

    1. ANNEX I

      Microbiological criteria for foodstuffs

      1. Chapter 1. Food safety criteria

        1. Interpretation of the test results

      2. Chapter 2. Process hygiene criteria

        1. 2.1 Meat and products thereof

          1. Interpretation of the test results

        2. 2.2 Milk and dairy products

          1. Interpretation of the test results

        3. 2.3 Egg products

          1. Interpretation of the test results

        4. 2.4 Fishery products

          1. Interpretation of the test results

        5. 2.5 Vegetables, fruits and products thereof

          1. Interpretation of the test results

      3. Chapter 3. Rules for sampling and preparation of test samples

        1. 3.1 General rules for sampling and preparation of test samples

        2. 3.2 Bacteriological sampling in slaughterhouses and at premises producing minced meat,...

          1. Sampling rules for carcases of cattle, pigs, sheep, goats and...

          2. Sampling rules for poultry carcases and fresh poultry meat

          3. Guidelines for sampling

          4. Sampling frequencies for carcases, minced meat, meat preparations, mechanically separated...

        3. 3.3 Sampling rules for sprouts

          1. A. General rules for sampling and testing

            1. 1. Preliminary testing of the batch of seeds

            2. 2. Sampling and testing of the sprouts and the spent irrigation...

            3. 3. Sampling frequency

          2. B. Derogation from the preliminary testing of all batches of seeds...

    2. ANNEX II

      1. The studies referred to in Article 3(2) shall include:

      2. specifications for physico-chemical characteristics of the product, such as pH,...

      3. When necessary on the basis of the abovementioned studies, the...

      4. predictive mathematical modelling established for the food in question, using...

      5. The above mentioned studies shall take into account the inherent...

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