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Regulation (EC) No 854/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 laying down specific rules for the organisation of official controls on products of animal origin intended for human consumption (repealed)

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. CHAPTER I GENERAL PROVISIONS

    1. Article 1.Scope

    2. Article 2.Definitions

  3. CHAPTER II OFFICIAL CONTROLS IN RELATION TO COMMUNITY ESTABLISHMENTS

    1. Article 3.Approval of establishments

    2. Article 4.General principles for official controls in respect of all products of animal origin falling within the scope of this Regulation

    3. Article 5.Fresh meat

    4. Article 6.Live bivalve molluscs

    5. Article 7.Fishery products

    6. Article 8.Raw milk and dairy products

    7. Article 9.Action in the case of non-compliance

  4. CHAPTER III PROCEDURES CONCERNING IMPORTS

    1. Article 10.. . . . . . . . . ....

    2. Article 11.Lists of third countries and parts of third countries from which imports of specified products of animal origin are permitted

    3. Article 12.List of establishments from which imports of specified products of animal origin are permitted

    4. Article 13.Live bivalve molluscs, echinoderms, tunicates and marine gastropods

    5. Article 14.Documents

    6. Article 15.Special provisions for fishery products

  5. CHAPTER IV FINAL PROVISIONS

    1. Article 16.. . . . . . . . . ....

    2. Article 17.Amendment and adaptation of the Annexes

    3. Article 18.Specific decisions

    4. Article 19.Committee procedure

    5. Article 20.Consultation of the European Food Safety Authority

    6. Article 21.Report to the European Parliament and to the Council

    7. Article 22.Entry into force

  6. Signature

    1. ANNEX I

      FRESH MEAT

      1. SECTION I: TASKS OF THE OFFICIAL VETERINARIAN

        1. CHAPTER I: AUDITING TASKS

          1. 1. . . . . . . . . . ....

          2. 2. In addition to the general requirements of Article 4(5) concerning...

        2. CHAPTER II: INSPECTION TASKS

          1. A. Food chain information

            1. 1. . . . . . . . . . ....

            2. 2. . . . . . . . . . ....

            3. 3. . . . . . . . . . ....

          2. B. Ante-mortem inspection

            1. 1. Subject to paragraphs 4 and 5:

            2. 2. Ante-mortem inspection must in particular determine whether, as regards the...

            3. 3. . . . . . . . . . ....

            4. 4. . . . . . . . . . ....

            5. 5. . . . . . . . . . ....

          3. C. Animal welfare

          4. D. Post-mortem inspection

            1. 1. . . . . . . . . . ....

            2. 2. Additional examinations are to take place, such as palpation and...

            3. 3. . . . . . . . . . ....

            4. 4. . . . . . . . . . ....

            5. 5. . . . . . . . . . ....

          5. E. Specified risk material and other animal by-products

          6. F. Laboratory testing

            1. 1. The official veterinarian is to ensure that sampling takes place...

            2. 2. . . . . . . . . . ....

        3. CHAPTER III: HEALTH MARKING

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          2. 2. The official veterinarian is to ensure, in particular, that:

          3. 3. The health mark must be an oval mark at least...

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      2. SECTION II: ACTION FOLLOWING CONTROLS

        1. CHAPTER I: COMMUNICATION OF INSPECTION RESULTS

          1. 1. . . . . . . . . . ....

          2. 2. . . . . . . . . . ....

          3. 3. . . . . . . . . . ....

          4. 4. . . . . . . . . . ....

        2. CHAPTER II: DECISIONS CONCERNING FOOD CHAIN INFORMATION

          1. 1. . . . . . . . . . ....

          2. 2. . . . . . . . . . ....

          3. 3. . . . . . . . . . ....

          4. 4. When the accompanying records, documentation or other information shows that:...

          5. 5. . . . . . . . . . ....

        3. CHAPTER III: DECISIONS CONCERNING LIVE ANIMALS

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          2. 2. . . . . . . . . . ....

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          4. 4. . . . . . . . . . ....

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          8. 8. . . . . . . . . . ....

        4. CHAPTER IV: DECISIONS CONCERNING ANIMAL WELFARE

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          2. 2. . . . . . . . . . ....

          3. 3. . . . . . . . . . ....

          4. 4. . . . . . . . . . ....

          5. 5. When:

        5. CHAPTER V: DECISIONS CONCERNING MEAT

          1. 1. Meat is to be declared unfit for human consumption if...

          2. 2. The official veterinarian may impose requirements concerning the use of...

      3. SECTION III: RESPONSIBILITIES AND FREQUENCY OF CONTROLS

        1. CHAPTER I: OFFICIAL AUXILIARIES

        2. CHAPTER II: FREQUENCY OF CONTROLS

          1. 1. The competent authority is to ensure that at least one...

          2. 2. However, the competent authority may adapt this approach in certain...

          3. 3. The flexibility provided for in paragraph 2 does not apply:...

          4. 4. . . . . . . . . . ....

        3. CHAPTER III: INVOLVEMENT OF SLAUGHTERHOUSE STAFF

          1. A. SPECIFIC TASKS CONCERNING THE PRODUCTION OF MEAT FROM POULTRY AND...

          2. B. SPECIFIC SAMPLING AND TESTING TASKS

        4. CHAPTER IV: PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

          1. A. OFFICIAL VETERINARIANS

            1. 1. . . . . . . . . . ....

            2. 2. The competent authority must make arrangements for the test. The...

            3. 3. . . . . . . . . . ....

            4. 4. . . . . . . . . . ....

            5. 5. . . . . . . . . . ....

            6. 6. . . . . . . . . . ....

            7. 7. . . . . . . . . . ....

          2. B. OFFICIAL AUXILIARIES

            1. 1. . . . . . . . . . ....

            2. 2. The competent authority must make arrangements for such tests. To...

            3. 3. . . . . . . . . . ....

            4. 4. . . . . . . . . . ....

            5. 5. Training for official auxiliaries is to cover, and tests are...

            6. 6. . . . . . . . . . ....

            7. 7. . . . . . . . . . ....

            8. 8. . . . . . . . . . ....

      4. SECTION IV: SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

        1. CHAPTER I: DOMESTIC BOVINE ANIMALS

          1. A. BOVINE ANIMALS UNDER SIX WEEKS OLD

          2. B. BOVINE ANIMALS OVER SIX WEEKS OLD

        2. CHAPTER II: DOMESTIC SHEEP AND GOATS

        3. CHAPTER III: DOMESTIC SOLIPEDS

        4. CHAPTER IV: DOMESTIC SWINE

          1. A. ANTE-MORTEM INSPECTION

            1. 1. The competent authority may decide that pigs intended for slaughter...

            2. 2. Ante-mortem inspection at the holding of provenance is to comprise:...

            3. 3. . . . . . . . . . ....

            4. 4. Ante-mortem inspection at the slaughterhouse need cover only:

            5. 5. When pigs are not slaughtered within three days of the...

          2. B. POST-MORTEM INSPECTION

            1. 1. Carcases and offal of pigs are to undergo the following...

            2. 2. The official veterinarian shall proceed with additional post-mortem inspection procedures...

            3. 3. Depending on the identified risks, the additional post-mortem procedures referred...

        5. CHAPTER V: POULTRY

          1. A. ANTE-MORTEM INSPECTION

            1. 1. The competent authority may decide that poultry intended for slaughter...

            2. 2. Ante-mortem inspection on the holding of provenance is to comprise:...

            3. 3. . . . . . . . . . ....

            4. 4. Ante-mortem inspection at the slaughterhouse need only cover:

            5. 5. When birds are not slaughtered within three days of the...

            6. 6. . . . . . . . . . ....

            7. 7. . . . . . . . . . ....

            8. 8. . . . . . . . . . ....

          2. B. Post-mortem inspection

            1. 1. All birds are to undergo post-mortem inspection in accordance with...

            2. 2. . . . . . . . . . ....

          3. C. SPECIMEN HEALTH CERTIFICATE

        6. CHAPTER VI: FARMED LAGOMORPHS

        7. CHAPTER VII: FARMED GAME

          1. A. Ante-mortem inspection

            1. 1. . . . . . . . . . ....

            2. 2. . . . . . . . . . ....

            3. 3. When ante-mortem inspection takes place no more than three days...

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            5. 5. . . . . . . . . . ....

          2. B. Post-mortem inspection

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            2. 2. . . . . . . . . . ....

            3. 3. . . . . . . . . . ....

        8. CHAPTER VIII: WILD GAME

          1. A. Post-mortem inspection

            1. 1. . . . . . . . . . ....

            2. 2. . . . . . . . . . ....

            3. 2a. . . . . . . . . . ....

            4. 3. During post-mortem inspection, the official veterinarian is to carry out:...

            5. 4. . . . . . . . . . ....

            6. 5. . . . . . . . . . ....

            7. 6. . . . . . . . . . ....

          2. B. Decisions following controls

        9. CHAPTER IX: SPECIFIC HAZARDS

          1. A. Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies

          2. B. Cysticercosis

            1. 1. . . . . . . . . . ....

            2. 2. . . . . . . . . . ....

          3. C. Trichinosis

            1. 1. . . . . . . . . . ....

            2. 2. . . . . . . . . . ....

          4. D. Glanders

            1. 1. . . . . . . . . . ....

            2. 2. . . . . . . . . . ....

          5. E. Tuberculosis

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            2. 2. . . . . . . . . . ....

          6. F. Brucellosis

            1. 1. . . . . . . . . . ....

            2. 2. . . . . . . . . . ....

          7. G. Salmonella

            1. 1. Without prejudice to the first paragraph of Article 1 to...

            2. 2. . . . . . . . . . ....

            3. 3. . . . . . . . . . ....

        10. CHAPTER X: SPECIMEN HEALTH CERTIFICATE

          1. A. SPECIMEN HEALTH CERTIFICATE FOR LIVE ANIMALS

          2. B. SPECIMEN HEALTH CERTIFICATE FOR ANIMALS SLAUGHTERED AT THE HOLDING

          3. C. SPECIMEN HEALTH CERTIFICATE FOR FARMED GAME SLAUGHTERED AT THE HOLDING...

    2. ANNEX II

      LIVE BIVALVE MOLLUSCS

      1. CHAPTER I: SCOPE

      2. CHAPTER II: OFFICIAL CONTROLS CONCERNING LIVE BIVALVE MOLLUSCS FROM CLASSIFIED PRODUCTION AREAS

        1. A. CLASSIFICATION OF PRODUCTION AND RELAYING AREAS

          1. 1. . . . . . . . . . ....

          2. 2. . . . . . . . . . ....

          3. 3. The competent authority may classify as being of Class A...

          4. 4. The competent authority may classify as being of Class B...

          5. 5. . . . . . . . . . ....

          6. 6. If the competent authority decides in principle to classify a...

        2. B. MONITORING OF CLASSIFIED RELAYING AND PRODUCTION AREAS

          1. 1. Classified relaying and production areas must be periodically monitored to...

          2. 2. . . . . . . . . . ....

          3. 3. Sampling plans to check the microbiological quality of live bivalve...

          4. 4. Sampling plans to check for the presence of toxin-producing plankton...

          5. 5. . . . . . . . . . ....

          6. 6. . . . . . . . . . ....

          7. 7. . . . . . . . . . ....

          8. 8. . . . . . . . . . ....

        3. C. DECISIONS AFTER MONITORING

          1. 1. . . . . . . . . . ....

          2. 2. . . . . . . . . . ....

        4. D. ADDITIONAL MONITORING REQUIREMENTS

          1. 1. . . . . . . . . . ....

          2. 2. . . . . . . . . . ....

        5. E. RECORDING AND EXCHANGE OF INFORMATION

        6. F. FOOD BUSINESS OPERATORS' OWN CHECKS

      3. CHAPTER III: OFFICIAL CONTROLS CONCERNING PECTINIDAE, MARINE GASTROPODS AND ECHINODERMS WHICH ARE NOT FILTER FEEDERS HARVESTED OUTSIDE CLASSIFIED PRODUCTION AREAS

    3. ANNEX III

      FISHERY PRODUCTS

      1. CHAPTER I: OFFICIAL CONTROLS OF PRODUCTION AND PLACING ON THE MARKET

        1. 1. Official controls on the production and placing on the market...

        2. 2. However, subject to paragraph 3, official controls of vessels:

        3. 3. . . . . . . . . . ....

        4. 4. . . . . . . . . . ....

      2. CHAPTER II: OFFICIAL CONTROLS OF FISHERY PRODUCTS

        1. A. ORGANOLEPTIC EXAMINATIONS

        2. B. FRESHNESS INDICATORS

        3. C. HISTAMINE

        4. D. RESIDUES AND CONTAMINANTS

        5. E. MICROBIOLOGICAL CHECKS

        6. F. PARASITES

        7. G. POISONOUS FISHERY PRODUCTS

      3. CHAPTER III: DECISIONS AFTER CONTROLS

    4. ANNEX IV

      RAW MILK, COLOSTRUM, DAIRY PRODUCTS AND COLOSTRUM BASED PRODUCTS

      1. CHAPTER I: CONTROL OF MILK AND COLOSTRUM PRODUCTION HOLDINGS

        1. 1. Animals on milk and colostrum production holdings must be subject...

        2. 2. . . . . . . . . . ....

        3. 3. . . . . . . . . . ....

      2. CHAPTER II: CONTROL OF RAW MILK AND COLOSTRUM UPON COLLECTION

        1. 1. . . . . . . . . . ....

        2. 2. . . . . . . . . . ....

    5. ANNEX V

      ESTABLISHMENTS NOT SUBJECT TO THE LISTING REQUIREMENT OF ARTICLE 12(1)

      1. . . . . . . . . . ....

      2. . . . . . . . . . ....

    6. ANNEX VI

      REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTIFICATES ACCOMPANYING IMPORTS

      1. . . . . . . . . . ....

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