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Regulation (EC) No 2160/2003 of the European Parliament and of the CouncilShow full title

Regulation (EC) No 2160/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 November 2003 on the control of salmonella and other specified food-borne zoonotic agents

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. CHAPTER I INTRODUCTORY PROVISIONS

    1. Article 1.Subject matter and scope

    2. Article 2.Definitions

    3. Article 3.Competent authorities

  3. CHAPTER II COMMUNITY TARGETS

    1. Article 4.Community targets for the reduction of the prevalence of zoonoses and zoonotic agents

  4. CHAPTER III CONTROL PROGRAMMES

    1. Article 5.National control programmes

    2. Article 6.Approval of the national control programmes

    3. Article 7.Food and feed business operators' control programmes

  5. CHAPTER IV CONTROL METHODS

    1. Article 8.Specific control methods

  6. CHAPTER V TRADE

    1. Article 9.Intra-Community trade

    2. Article 10.Imports from third countries

  7. CHAPTER VI LABORATORIES

    1. Article 11.Reference laboratories

    2. Article 12.Approval of laboratories, quality requirements and approved testing methods

  8. CHAPTER VII IMPLEMENTATION

    1. Article 13. Implementing and transitional measures

    2. Article 14.Committee procedure

    3. Article 15.Consultation of the European Food Safety Authority

    4. Article 16.Report on financial arrangements

  9. CHAPTER VIII GENERAL AND FINAL PROVISIONS

    1. Article 17.Community controls

    2. Article 18.Entry into force

  10. Signature

    1. ANNEX I

    2. ANNEX II

      CONTROL OF ZOONOSES AND ZOONOTIC AGENTS LISTED IN ANNEX I

      1. A. General requirements for national control programmes

      2. B. Minimum sampling requirements

        1. 1. After the relevant control programme referred to in Article 5...

        2. 2. The requirements laid down in point 1 are without prejudice...

        3. 3. The results of the analysis must be recorded, together with...

        4. 4. Immunological testing may not be used if the animals have...

      3. C. Specific requirements concerning breeding flocks of Gallus gallus and breeding...

        1. 1. The measures laid down in points 3 to 5 must...

        2. 2. If the competent authority has approved the method of analysis...

        3. 3. Non-incubated eggs from the flock must be destroyed.

        4. 4. All birds, including day-old chicks, in the flock must be...

        5. 5. Where eggs for hatching from flocks in which Salmonella enteritidis...

        6. 6. All references in this section to ‘ Salmonella Typhimurium ’...

      4. D. Specific requirements concerning flocks of laying hens

        1. 1. Eggs shall not be used for direct human consumption as...

        2. 2. Eggs originating from flocks with unknown health status, that are...

        3. 3. When birds from infected flocks are slaughtered or destroyed, steps...

        4. 4. In order to exclude false-positive initial results, the competent authority...

      5. E. Specific requirement concerning fresh meat

        1. 1. From 1 December 2011 , fresh poultry meat from animal...

        2. 2. Within 72 months of entry into force of this Regulation,...

        3. 3. The criterion laid down in paragraph 1 does not apply...

    3. ANNEX III

      Specific criteria to determine salmonella serotypes with public health significance

      1. When determining which are the salmonella serotypes with public health...

      2. the most frequent salmonella serotypes in human salmonellosis on the...

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