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The Import and Export Restrictions (Foot-And-Mouth Disease) (Wales) (No. 12) Regulations 2001

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Dispatch of milk products

9.—(1) No person shall dispatch milk products.

(2) The prohibition in paragraph (1) shall not apply in relation to—

(a)milk products produced before 1st February 2001;

(b)milk products prepared from milk which complies with paragraphs (2) or (3) of regulation 8;

(c)milk products destined for dispatch to a third country where import conditions permit such products to be subject to treatment other than laid down in these Regulations which ensures the inactivation of the foot-and-mouth disease virus;

(d)milk products intended for human consumption produced from milk of a pH less than 7.0 and subjected to heat treatment at a temperature of at least 72°C for at least 15 seconds or an equivalent treatment;

(e)milk products intended for human consumption produced from raw milk of bovine, ovine or caprine animals which have been resident for at least 30 days on a holding situated, within the restricted area, in the centre of a circle of at least 10 km radius where no outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease has occurred during the 30 days prior to producing the raw milk, and which are subject to a maturation or ripening process of at least 90 days during which the pH is lowered below 6.0 throughout the substance, and the rind of which has been treated with 0.2% citric acid immediately prior to wrapping or packaging.

(3) The prohibitions described in paragraph (1) shall not apply to—

(a)milk products prepared in approved establishments under the following conditions—

(i)all milk used in the establishment must either conform to the conditions of regulation 8(2) or be obtained from animals outside the restricted area;

(ii)all milk products used in the final product must either conform to the conditions of paragraph (2)(a) or (b) of this regulation or be made from milk obtained from animals outside the restricted area;

(iii)the milk products must only be intended for human consumption and all milk products used in the final product will either conform to the conditions of paragraphs 3(a)(i) and (ii) above or meet the conditions of paragraph (2)(d) or (2)(e) of this regulation;

(iv)the establishment shall be under strict veterinary control; and

(v)the milk products must be clearly identified and transported and stored separately from milk and milk products which are not destined for dispatch; or

(b)milk products prepared in parts of the United Kingdom outside the restricted area using milk obtained before 1st February 2001 from the restricted area provided that the milk products are clearly identified and transported and stored separately from milk products not destined for dispatch.

(4) Milk products consigned to another member State shall be accompanied by an official certificate prepared by the National Assembly, the Secretary of State or the Minister and signed by a person appointed as an officer of the kind specified in the certificate which bears the following words—

  • Milk products conforming to Commission Decision 2001/172/EC of 1st March 2001 concerning certain protection measures with regard to foot-and-mouth disease in the United Kingdom.

(5) Paragraph (4) shall not apply to milk products which conform to the requirements of paragraph (2)(a), (b), (d) or (e) if such compliance is stated in the commercial document accompanying the consignment, endorsed in accordance with regulation 14, and the milk products have been processed in an establishment operating HACCP and an auditable standard operating procedure which ensures that standards for treatment are met and recorded.

(6) Paragraph (4) shall not apply to milk products which conform to the requirements of paragraph (2)(a), (b), (d) or (e) and which have been treated in hermetically sealed containers so as to ensure they are shelf stable if the heat treatment applied is stated in the commercial document accompanying the consignment.

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