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The Avian Influenza and Influenza of Avian Origin in Mammals (Scotland) Order 2006

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Treatment, labelling and movement of meat from poultry from a protection zone

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61.—(1) The occupier of a slaughterhouse within or outside a protection zone to which poultry from premises in a protection zone are sent must ensure that–

(a)the poultry are kept separate from poultry from outside the zone;

(b)the poultry are slaughtered separately or at different times from poultry from outside the zone; and

(c)the part of the slaughterhouse and any equipment and any other thing which has been used for the slaughter or subsequent processing of the poultry are cleansed and disinfected in accordance with a veterinary inspector’s instructions before poultry from outside the zone are slaughtered.

(2) No person shall move poultry meat from any slaughterhouse, cutting plant or cold store in a protection zone unless–

(a)the poultry from which it was produced originated outside a protection zone and meat from it is stored and transported separately from meat produced from poultry originating in a protection zone;

(b)the poultry meat was produced at least 21 days before the date a veterinary inspector estimates as the date of earliest infection at premises in the protection zone and has been stored and transported separately from meat produced after that date;

(c)the poultry meat was produced from poultry originating in the protection zone and complies with the requirements set out in paragraph (3); or

(d)the Scottish Ministers declare otherwise in a declaration made in accordance with article 28(2)(b).

(3) Poultry meat from poultry originating in the protection zone and referred to in paragraph (2)(c) must–

(a)not be supplied for intra-Community or international trade;

(b)be marked in accordance with the instructions of the Scottish Ministers;

(c)be obtained, cut, stored and transported separately from meat intended for intra-Community or international trade;

(d)not be used in meat products intended for intra-Community or international trade unless–

(i)it is obtained, cut, transported and stored separately from poultry meat intended for such trade; and

(ii)it has been heat treated at a minimum temperature of 70°C, which temperature must be reached throughout the meat.

(4) Poultry meat from poultry originating outside a protection zone must be cut, transported and stored separately from poultry meat from poultry originating in such a zone.

(5) In this article, “meat product” means a product resulting from the processing of poultry meat or from the further processing of such a product, the cut surface of which shows that it is no longer fresh meat.

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