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The Foot-and-Mouth Disease (Export Restrictions) (Scotland) Regulations 2007

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5.—(1) No person shall export meat products, including treated stomachs, bladders and intestines, of an animal of the bovine, ovine, caprine or porcine species and other biungulate coming from the restricted area, or prepared using meat obtained from animals originating in that area.

(2) The prohibition in paragraph (1) does not apply to meat products that have been transported and stored since the date of production separately from other meat products not eligible for dispatch, provided that the meat products–

(a)are clearly identified;

(b)bear the health mark in accordance with Chapter III or Annex I to Regulation 854/2004; and

(c)are either–

(i)made from meats described in regulation (2); or

(ii)have undergone at least one of the relevant treatments laid down for foot-and-mouth disease in Part 1 of Annex III to Directive 2002/99 laying down the animal health rules governing the production, processing, distribution and introduction of products of animal origin for human consumption(1).

(3) Meat products exported to another member State must be accompanied by a certificate from an official veterinarian which bears the following words–

  • Meat products (including treated stomachs, bladders and intestines) conforming to Commission Decision 2007/554/EC of 9 August 2007 concerning certain protection measures against foot-and-mouth disease in the United Kingdom.

(4) Paragraph (3) does not apply to meat products which comply with paragraph (2) and which have been processed in an establishment operating HACCP and an auditable standard operating procedure that ensures that standards for treatment are met and recorded, if compliance with paragraph (2)(c)(ii) is stated in the commercial document accompanying the consignment, endorsed in accordance with regulation 12.

(5) Paragraph (3) does not apply to meat products heat treated in accordance with paragraph (2)(c)(ii) and stored in hermetically sealed containers in such manner as to ensure that they are shelf stable, if the heat treatment applied is stated in the commercial document accompanying the consignment.

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OJ No. L 18, 23.1.2003, p.11.

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