The Beef and Pig Carcase Classification (England) Regulations 2010

Regulation 2

SCHEDULE 2European provisions: pig carcases

This schedule has no associated Explanatory Memorandum
(1) Regulation containing European provision(2) Provision(3) Subject matter
Council RegulationAnnex V, point B(II)Requirement to classify carcases into one of the specified classes
Annex V, point B(III), as modified by Articles 3 and 4 of Commission Decision 2004/370/EC authorising methods for grading pig carcases in the United Kingdom(1)Requirement to present carcases in a manner specified in these provisions

Annex V, point B(IV), sub-paragraph 1, together with Article 1 of, and Annex I to, Commission Decision 2004/370/EC

Requirement to grade carcases by methods authorised by the Commission

Commission Regulation

Article 21(1)

Requirement as to timing of classification of carcases

Article 21(3)

Requirements as to marking or labelling of carcases

Article 21(4)

Requirements as to identifying a carcase and keeping a record in respect of it

Article 21(5)

Prohibition on removing fat, muscle or other tissue before weighing, grading and marking

Article 22(1) and (2)

Requirements as to weighing of carcase and weight adjustments

Article 23(1), (2) and Annex IV

Requirements concerning assessment of lean-meat content of carcases


OJ No L 116, 22.4.2004, p 32, to which there are amendments not relevant to these Regulations.