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The Food Hygiene (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2010

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Regulation 2(4)

SCHEDULE 1SCHEDULE SUBSTITUTED FOR SCHEDULE 1 TO THE FOOD HYGIENE (WALES) REGULATIONS 2006

SCHEDULE 1DEFINITIONS OF EU LEGISLATION

  • “Decision 2006/766” (“Penderfyniad 2006/766”) means Commission Decision 2006/766/EC establishing the lists of third countries and territories from which imports of bivalve molluscs, echinoderms, tunicates, marine gastropods and fishery products are permitted(1) as last amended by Decision 2009/951;

  • “Decision 2009/951” (“Penderfyniad 2009/951”) means Commission Decision 2009/951/EU amending Annexes I and II to Decision 2006/766/EC establishing the lists of third countries and territories from which imports of bivalve molluscs, echinoderms, tunicates, marine gastropods and fishery products are permitted(2);

  • “Directive 2004/41” (“Cyfarwyddeb 2004/41”) means Directive 2004/41/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council repealing certain directives concerning food hygiene and health conditions for the production and placing on the market of certain products of animal origin intended for human consumption and amending Council Directives 89/662/EEC and 92/118/EEC and Council Decision 95/408/EC (3);

  • “Regulation 178/2002” (“Rheoliad 178/2002”) means Regulation (EC) No. 178/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down the general principles and requirements of food law, establishing the European Food Safety Authority and laying down procedures in matters of food safety(4) as last amended by Regulation 596/2009;

  • “Regulation 852/2004” (“Rheoliad 852/2004”) means Regulation (EC) No. 852/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the hygiene of foodstuffs(5) as amended by Regulation 219/2009 and as read with Regulation 2073/2005;

  • “Regulation 853/2004” (“Rheoliad 853/2004”) means Regulation (EC) No. 853/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down specific hygiene rules for food of animal origin(6) as amended by Regulation 2074/2005, Regulation 2076/2005, Regulation 1662/2006, Regulation 1791/2006, Regulation 1243/2007 and Regulation 219/2009 and as read with Directive 2004/41, Regulation 1688/2005, Regulation 2074/2005 and Regulation 2076/2005;

  • “Regulation 854/2004” (“Rheoliad 854/2004”) means Regulation (EC) No. 854/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down specific rules for the organisation of official controls on products of animal origin intended for human consumption(7) as amended by Regulation 882/2004, Regulation 2074/2005, Regulation 2076/2005, Regulation 1663/2006, Regulation 1791/2006 and Regulation 219/2009 and as read with Directive 2004/41, Regulation 2074/2005, Regulation 2075/2005, Regulation 2076/2005 and Decision 2006/766;

  • “Regulation 882/2004” (“Rheoliad 882/2004”) means Regulation (EC) No. 882/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council on official controls performed to ensure the verification of compliance with feed and food law, animal health and animal welfare rules(8) as last amended by Regulation 596/2009 and as read with Regulation 2074/2005, Regulation 2076/2005 and Regulation 669/2009;

  • “Regulation 1688/2005” (“Rheoliad 1688/2005”) means Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1688/2005 implementing Regulation (EC) No. 853/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards special guarantees concerning salmonella for consignments to Finland and Sweden of certain meat and eggs(9);

  • “Regulation 2073/2005” (“Rheoliad 2073/2005”) means Commission Regulation (EC) No. 2073/2005 on microbiological criteria for foodstuffs(10) as amended by Regulation 1441/2007;

  • “Regulation 2074/2005” (“Rheoliad 2074/2005”) means Commission Regulation (EC) No. 2074/2005 laying down implementing measures for certain products under Regulation (EC) No. 853/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council and for the organisation of official controls under Regulation (EC) No. 854/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council and Regulation (EC) No. 882/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council, derogating from Regulation (EC) No. 852/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council and amending Regulations (EC) No. 853/2004 and (EC) No. 854/2004 (11) as amended by Regulation 1664/2006, Regulation 1244/2007 and Regulation 1250/2008;

  • “Regulation 2075/2005” (“Rheoliad 2075/2005”) means Commission Regulation (EC) No. 2075/2005 laying down specific rules on official controls for Trichinella in meat(12) as last amended by Regulation 1245/2007;

  • “Regulation 2076/2005” (“Rheoliad 2076/2005”) means Commission Regulation (EC) No. 2076/2005 laying down transitional arrangements for the implementation of Regulations (EC) No. 853/2004, (EC) No. 854/2004 and (EC) No. 882/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council and amending Regulations (EC) No. 853/2004 and (EC) No. 854/2004 (13) as amended by Regulation 1666/2006, Regulation 479/2007, Regulation 1246/2007, Regulation 439/2008 and Regulation 146/2009;

  • “Regulation 1662/2006” (“Rheoliad 1662/2006”) means Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1662/2006 amending Regulation (EC) No. 853/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down specific hygiene rules for food of animal origin(14);

  • “Regulation 1663/2006” (“Rheoliad 1663/2006”) means Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1663/2006 amending Regulation (EC) No. 854/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down specific rules for the organisation of official controls on products of animal origin intended for human consumption(15);

  • “Regulation 1664/2006” (“Rheoliad 1664/2006”) means Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1664/2006 amending Regulation (EC) No. 2074/2005 as regards implementing measures for certain products of animal origin intended for human consumption and repealing certain implementing measures(16);

  • “Regulation 1666/2006” (“Rheoliad 1666/2006”) means Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1666/2006 amending Regulation (EC) No. 2076/2005 laying down transitional arrangements for the implementation of Regulations (EC) No. 853/2004, (EC) No. 854/2004 and (EC) No. 882/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council(17);

  • “Regulation 1791/2006” (“Rheoliad 1791/2006”) means Council Regulation (EC) No. 1791/2006 adapting certain Regulations and Decisions in the fields of free movement of goods, freedom of movement of persons, company law, competition policy, agriculture (including veterinary and phytosanitary legislation), transport policy, taxation, statistics, energy, environment, cooperation in the fields of justice and home affairs, customs union, external relations, common foreign and security policy, and institutions, by reason of the accession of Bulgaria and Romania(18);

  • “Regulation 479/2007” (“Rheoliad 479/2007”) means Commission Regulation (EC) No. 479/2007 amending Regulation (EC) No. 2076/2005 laying down transitional arrangements for the implementation of Regulations (EC) No. 853/2004, (EC) No. 854/2004 and (EC) No. 882/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council and amending Regulations (EC) No. 853/2004 and (EC) No. 854/2004 (19);

  • “Regulation 1243/2007” (“Rheoliad 1243/2007”) means Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1243/2007 amending Annex III to Regulation (EC) No. 853/2004 of the European Parliament and the Council laying down specific hygiene rules for food of animal origin(20);

  • “Regulation 1244/2007” (“Rheoliad 1244/2007”) means Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1244/2007 amending Regulation (EC) No. 2074/2005 as regards implementing measures for certain products of animal origin intended for human consumption and laying down specific rules on official controls for the inspection of meat(21);

  • “Regulation 1245/2007” (“Rheoliad 1245/2007”) means Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1245/2007 amending Annex I to Regulation (EC) No. 2075/2005, as regards the use of liquid pepsin for the detection of Trichinella in meat(22);

  • “Regulation 1246/2007” (“Rheoliad 1246/2007”) means Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1246/2007 amending Regulation (EC) No. 2076/2005 as regards the extension of the transitional period granted to food business operators importing fish oil intended for human consumption(23);

  • “Regulation 1441/2007” (“Rheoliad 1441/2007”) means Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1441/2007 amending Regulation (EC) No. 2073/2005 on microbiological criteria for foodstuffs(24);

  • “Regulation 439/2008” (“Rheoliad 439/2008”) means Commission Regulation (EC) No. 439/2008 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 2076/2005 as regards imports of fishery products from Fiji(25);

  • “Regulation 1250/2008” (“Rheoliad 1250/2008”) means Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1250/2008 amending Regulation (EC) No. 2074/2005 as regards certification requirements for import of fishery products, live bivalve molluscs, echinoderms, tunicates and marine gastropods intended for human consumption(26);

  • “Regulation 146/2009” (“Rheoliad 146/2009”) means Commission Regulation (EC) No. 146/2009 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No. 2076/2005 as regards imports of fishery products from Cameroon(27);

  • “Regulation 219/2009” (“Rheoliad 219/2009”) means Regulation (EC) No. 219/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council adapting a number of instruments subject to the procedure referred to in Article 251 of the Treaty to Council Decision 1999/468/EC with regard to the regulatory procedure with scrutiny: Adaptation to the regulatory procedure with scrutiny – Part Two(28);

  • “Regulation 596/2009” (“Rheoliad 596/2009”) means Regulation (EC) No. 596/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council adapting a number of instruments subject to the procedure referred to in Article 251 of the Treaty to Council Decision 1999/468/EC with regard to the regulatory procedure with scrutiny: Adaptation to the regulatory procedure with scrutiny – Part Four (29); and

  • “Regulation 669/2009” (“Rheoliad 669/2009”) means Commission Regulation (EC) No. 669/2009 implementing Regulation (EC) No. 882/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the increased level of official controls on imports of certain feed and food of non-animal origin and amending Decision 2006/504/EC (30)..

Regulation 2(5)

SCHEDULE 2SCHEDULES INSERTED IMMEDIATELY AFTER SCHEDULE 3 TO THE FOOD HYGIENE (WALES) REGULATIONS 2006

Regulation 17(5)

SCHEDULE 3AREQUIREMENTS REFERRED TO IN REGULATION 17(5)

The requirements are that—

(a)on 31 December 2005 the slaughterhouse was licensed as a low throughput slaughterhouse under the Fresh Meat (Hygiene and Inspection) Regulations 1995(31);

(b)the condition of meat derived from domestic ungulates slaughtered at the slaughterhouse is only rarely such that it is necessary to detain such meat after post-mortem inspection for further inspection by the official veterinarian;

(c)where such further inspection is considered necessary by the official veterinarian, the meat concerned is destroyed or is detained at an alternative detention facility in the locality of the slaughterhouse;

(d)when meat is transported from the slaughterhouse to the alternative detention facility referred to in paragraph (c), it must be marked 'detained meat' and accompanied by a document that has been signed by the official veterinarian, declares that the meat is detained meat and contains the following information–

(i)name and address of slaughterhouse of origin;

(ii)name and address of alternative detention facility;

(iii)number of carcases or cuts; and

(iv)species of animal; and

(e)no processing for human consumption of bovine animals that, in accordance with point 2 of Part I of Chapter A of Annex III to the Community TSE Regulation, require BSE testing at slaughter or of swine (domestic and farmed game), solipeds and other species susceptible to Trichinosis that, under Article 5 of Regulation 854/2004 as read with point 1 of Part C of Chapter IX of Section IV of Annex I to that Regulation, require examination for Trichinosis takes place at the slaughterhouse.

  • For the purposes of this Schedule the “Community TSE Regulation” (“Rheoliad TSE y Gymuned”) means Regulation (EC) No. 999/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down rules for the prevention, control and eradication of certain transmissible spongiform encephalopathies(32) as last amended by Regulation (EC) No. 220/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No. 999/2001 laying down rules for the prevention, control and eradication of certain transmissible spongiform encephalopathies, as regards the implementing powers conferred on the Commission(33) and as read with—

    (i)

    Commission Decision 2007/411/EC prohibiting the placing on the market of products derived from bovine animals born or reared within the United Kingdom before 1 August 1996 for any purpose and exempting such animals from certain control and eradication measures laid down in Regulation (EC) No. 999/2001 and repealing Decision 2005/598/EC (34),

    (ii)

    Commission Decision 2007/453/EC establishing the BSE status of Member States or third countries or regions thereof according to their BSE risk(35), and

    (iii)

    Commission Decision 2009/719/EC authorising certain Member States to revise their annual BSE monitoring programmes(36) as amended by Commission Decision 2010/66/EU amending Decision 2009/719/EC authorising certain Member States to revise their annual BSE monitoring programmes(37).

Regulation 17(6)

SCHEDULE 3BREQUIREMENTS REFERRED TO IN REGULATION 17(6)

The requirements are that—

(a)on 31 December 2005 the slaughterhouse was licensed as a low throughput slaughterhouse under the Poultry Meat, Farmed Game Bird Meat and Rabbit Meat (Hygiene and Inspection) Regulations 1995(38);

(b)the condition of meat derived from poultry or lagomorphs slaughtered at the slaughterhouse is only rarely such that it is necessary to detain such meat after post-mortem inspection for further inspection by the official veterinarian;

(c)where such further inspection is considered necessary by the official veterinarian, the meat concerned is destroyed or is detained at an alternative detention facility in the locality of the slaughterhouse; and

(d)when meat is transported from the slaughterhouse to the alternative detention facility referred to in paragraph (c), it must be marked 'detained meat' and accompanied by a document that has been signed by the official veterinarian, declares that the meat is detained meat and contains the following information–

(i)name and address of slaughterhouse of origin;

(ii)name and address of alternative detention facility;

(iii)number of carcases or cuts; and

(iv)species of animal.

Regulation 17(7)

SCHEDULE 3CREQUIREMENTS REFERRED TO IN REGULATION 17(7)

The requirements are that—

(a)on 31 December 2005 the slaughterhouse was licensed as a low throughput slaughterhouse under the Fresh Meat (Hygiene and Inspection) Regulations 1995(39);

(b)the food business operator at the slaughterhouse only accepts domestic ungulates that have been transported direct from the holding of origin or from a market;

(c)the food business operator responsible for transporting the domestic ungulates undertakes in writing to the food business operator at the slaughterhouse that he or she is to ensure that the means of transport are cleaned and, if necessary, disinfected after emptying;

(d)the food business operator at the slaughterhouse retains the undertaking referred to in paragraph (c) for one year; and

(e)the food business operator at the slaughterhouse acknowledges to the official veterinarian that he or she may be required under animal health rules to cease operating at the slaughterhouse in the event of an animal disease outbreak.

Regulation 17(8)

SCHEDULE 3DREQUIREMENTS REFERRED TO IN REGULATION 17(8)

The requirements are that—

(a)on 31 December 2005 the slaughterhouse was licensed as a low throughput slaughterhouse under the Poultry Meat, Farmed Game Bird Meat and Rabbit Meat (Hygiene and Inspection) Regulations 1995(40);

(b)the food business operator at the holding of origin of the poultry or lagomorphs transports them from that holding direct to the slaughterhouse and undertakes in writing to the food business operator at the slaughterhouse that he or she is to ensure that the means of transport are cleaned and, if necessary, disinfected after emptying;

(c)the food business operator at the slaughterhouse retains the undertaking referred to in paragraph (b) for one year; and

(d)the food business operator at the slaughterhouse acknowledges to the official veterinarian that he or she may be required under animal health rules to cease operating at the slaughterhouse in the event of an animal disease outbreak..

(1)

OJ No. L320, 18.11.2006, p.53.

(2)

OJ No. L328, 15.12.2009, p.70.

(3)

OJ No. L157, 30.4.2004, p.33. The revised text of Directive 2004/41/EC is now set out in a Corrigendum (OJ No. L195, 2.6.2004, p.12).

(4)

OJ No. L31, 1.2.2002, p.1.

(5)

OJ No. L139, 30.4.2004, p.1. The revised text of Regulation (EC) No. 852/2004 is now set out in a Corrigendum (OJ No. L226, 25.6.2004, p.3) which must be read with a further Corrigendum (OJ No. L204, 4.8.2007, p.26).

(6)

OJ No. L139, 30.4.2004, p.55. The revised text of Regulation (EC) No. 853/2004 is now set out in a Corrigendum (OJ No. L226, 25.6.2004, p.22) which must be read with a further Corrigendum (OJ No. L204, 4.8.2007, p.26).

(7)

OJ No. L139, 30.4.2004, p.206. The revised text of Regulation (EC) No. 854/2004 is now set out in a Corrigendum (OJ No. L226, 25.6.2004, p.83) which must be read with a further Corrigendum (OJ No. L204, 4.8.2007, p.26).

(8)

OJ No. L165, 30.4.2004, p.1. The revised text of Regulation (EC) No. 882/2004 is now set out in a Corrigendum (OJ No. L191, 28.5.2004, p.1) which must be read with a further Corrigendum (OJ No. L204, 4.8.2007, p.29).

(9)

OJ No. L271, 15.10.2005, p.17.

(10)

OJ No. L338, 22.12.2005, p.1, as read with the corrigenda at OJ No. L278, 10.10.2006, p.32 and OJ No. L283, 14.10.2006, p.62.

(11)

OJ No. L338, 22.12.2005, p.27.

(12)

OJ No. L338, 22.12.2005, p.60.

(13)

OJ No. L338, 22.12.2005, p.83.

(14)

OJ No. L320, 18.11.2006, p.1.

(15)

OJ No. L320, 18.11.2006, p.11.

(16)

OJ No. L320, 18.11.2006, p.13.

(17)

OJ No. L320, 18.11.2006, p.47.

(18)

OJ No.L363, 20.12.06, p.1.

(19)

OJ No. L111, 28.4.2007, p.46.

(20)

OJ No. L281, 25.10.2007, p.8.

(21)

OJ No. L281, 25.10.2007, p.12.

(22)

OJ No. L281, 25.10.2007, p.19.

(23)

OJ No. L281, 25.10.2007, p.21.

(24)

OJ No. L322, 7.12.2007, p.12.

(25)

OJ No. L132, 22.5.2008, p.16.

(26)

OJ No. L337, 16.12.2008, p.31.

(27)

OJ No. L50, 21.2.2009, p.3.

(28)

OJ No. L87, 31.3.2009, p.109.

(29)

OJ No. L188, 18.7.2009, p.14.

(30)

OJ No. L194, 25.7.2009, p.11.

(31)

S.I. 1995/539, revoked by S.I. 2005/3292 (W. 252).

(32)

OJ No. L147, 31.5.2001, p.1.

(33)

OJ No. L87, 31.3.2009, p.155.

(34)

OJ No. L155, 15.6.2007, p.74.

(35)

OJ No. L172, 30.6.2007, p.84.

(36)

OJ No. L256, 29.9.2009, p.35.

(37)

OJ No. L35, 6.2.2010, p.21.

(38)

S.I. 1995/540, revoked by S.I. 2005/3292 (W.252).

(39)

S.I. 1995/539, revoked by S.I. 2005/3292 (W.252).

(40)

S.I. 1995/540, revoked by S.I. 2005/3292 (W.252).

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