During the inspection, precautions must be taken to ensure that contamination of the meat by actions such as palpation, cutting or incision is kept to a minimum. Where reference is made to this paragraph, Articles 5 and 7 of Decision 1999/468/EC shall apply, having regard to the provisions of Article 8 thereof. However, a third country may appear on such lists without a Community control having taken place there if: the risk determined in accordance with Article 18, point 18 does not warrant it; and. § 281 [BGB] SchE statt der Leistung wg. Diese neue EU-Kontrollverordnung tritt in zwei Jahren in Kraft. Der amtliche Tierarzt hat zu verifizieren, ob die Verpflichtung des Lebensmittelunternehmers gemäß der Verordnung (EG) Nr. Translator. knowledge of the relevant laws, regulations and administrative provisions. THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION. (2)  Note for Official Journal: Insert No of Regulation laying down specific hygiene rules for food of animal origin (see recital 1, 2nd Regulation). 2. The official veterinarian may impose requirements concerning the use of meat derived from animals having undergone emergency slaughter outside the slaughterhouse. When the rules concerning the protection of animals at the time of slaughter or killing are not respected, the official veterinarian is to verity that the food business operator immediately takes necessary corrective measures and prevents recurrence. Art. To support the audit, the competent authority may carry out performance tests, in order to ascertain that staff performance meets specified parameters; to verify the food business operator's relevant records; to take samples for laboratory analysis whenever necessary; and. Ante-mortem inspection must in particular determine whether, as regards the particular animal inspected, there is any sign: of any condition which might adversely affect human or animal health, paying particular attention to the detection of zoonotic diseases and diseases on List A or, where appropriate, List B of the Office International des Epizooties (World organisation for animal health, OIE). The tonsils must be removed; inspection of the trachea and oesophagus; visual examination and palpation of the lungs; incision and examination of the bronchial and mediastinal lymph nodes (Lnn. In: Virginia Ri- differenzierung beruflicher Kompetenzprofile nach Wissensarten. Where appropriate, the competent authority shall also notify the competent authority of the Member State of dispatch of its decision. The nature and intensity of the official controls should be based on an assessment of public health risks, animal health and welfare, where appropriate, the type and throughput of the processes carried out and the food business operator concerned. Health marks shall be applied by, or under the responsibility of, the official veterinarian when official controls have not identified any deficiencies that would make the meat unfit for human consumption. An official auxiliary may carry out this screening. Member States shall ensure that the production and placing on the market of live bivalve molluscs, live echinoderms, live tunicates and live marine gastropods undergo official controls as described in Annex II. Certificates must bear a unique identifying number. Such official controls should in particular target milk production holdings and raw milk upon collection. Report to the European Parliament and to the Council. Official auxiliaries are to maintain up-to-date knowledge and to keep abreast of new developments through regular continuing education activities and professional literature. Carcases and offal of bovine animals over six weeks old are to undergo the following post-mortem inspection procedures: visual inspection of the head and throat; incision and examination of the sub-maxillary, retropharyngeal and parotid lymph nodes (Lnn retropharyngiales, mandibulares and parotidei); examination of the external masseters, in which two incisions must be made parallel to the mandible, and the internal masseters (internal pterygoid muscles), which must be incised along one plane. It shall approve an establishment for the activities concerned only if the food business operator has demonstrated that it meets the relevant requirements of Regulations (EC) No .../2004 (15) and No .../2004 (16) and other relevant requirements of food law. 3. Where provided for in Section III, Chapter II, or in Section IV, ante-mortem inspection may be carried out at the holding of provenance. 1. However, such flexibility should not compromise food hygiene objectives. Carcases and offal of pigs other than those referred to in paragraph 2 are to undergo the following post-mortem inspection procedures: visual inspection of the head and throat; incision and examination of the submaxillary lymph nodes ( Lnn mandibulares); visual inspection of the mouth, fauces and tongue; visual inspection of the lungs, trachea and oesophagus; palpation of the lungs and the bronchial and mediastinal lymph nodes (Lnn. In the case of Member States, however, these codes are AT, BE, DE, DK, ES, FI, FR, GR, IE, IT, LU, NL, PT, SE and UK; the mark must indicate the approval number of the slaughterhouse; and. CHAPTER IV: DECISIONS CONCERNING ANIMAL WELFARE. communicated to the Commission. These official controls should comprise audits of food business operators' activities and inspections, including checks on food business operators' own controls. Training and test should cover wild game, farmed game and lagomorphs, where appropriate. 0000006976 00000 n Training for official auxiliaries is to cover, and tests are to confirm knowledge of, the following subjects: familiarity with the farming industry organisation, production methods, international trade etc.. basic knowledge of diseases, in particular zoonoses-viruses, bacteria, parasites etc.. monitoring for disease, use of medicines and vaccines, residue testing. In addition to the monitoring of relaying and production zones referred to in paragraph 1 of Part B, a control system must be set up comprising laboratory tests to verify food business operators' compliance with the requirements for the end product at all stages of production, processing and distribution. to document elements taken into account and the findings of the audit. In the case of factory and freezer vessels flying the flag of Member States, the maximum periods of three and six months applying to the conditional approval of other establishments may be extended, if necessary. However, killing of these birds on the slaughter line may take place at the end of the normal slaughter process, if precautions are taken to avoid the risk of spreading pathogenic organisms and to clean and disinfect the facilities immediately after killing. To decide on the classification, opening or closure of production areas, the competent authority may take into account the results of controls that food business operators or organisations representing food business operators have carried out. Herausgeber Volkshochschule der Stadt Schweinfurt Titel Programm 1. particularly in the case of animals having undergone emergency slaughter. (27)  Note for the Official Journal: insert number of Regulation laying down specific hygiene rules for food of animal origin (see recital 1, 2nd Regulation). L 96 vom 31.3.2004, S. 10) Geändert durch: Amtsblatt Nr. bifucationes, eparteriales and mediastinales). THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION, Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community, and in particular Articles 95 and 152(4)(b) thereof, States within the committee referred to in Article 19(1). The post-mortem inspection procedures described in Chapters I and IV are the minimum requirements for the examination for cysticercosis in bovine animals over 6 weeks old and swine. Minimal handling of the carcase and offal or special technical facilities may be required for that purpose. The trachea and the main branches of the bronchi must be opened lengthwise and the lungs must be incised in their posterior third, perpendicular to their main axes; these incisions are not necessary where the lungs are excluded from human consumption; visual inspection of the liver and the hepatic and pancreatic lymph nodes, (Lnn portales); palpation of the liver and its lymph nodes; visual inspection of the gastrointestinal tract, the mesentery, the gastric and mesenteric lymph nodes ( Lnn. In addition to the generally valid EU laws, every country has its own legal texts. emaciation and/or general or localised oedema, recent pleural or peritoneal adhesions, and. In the case of slaughterhouses, game handling establishments and cutting plants placing fresh meat on the market, an official veterinarian shall carry out the auditing tasks referred to in paragraphs 3 and 4. Such official controls are to verify compliance with the health standards for live bivalve molluscs laid down in Annex III, Section VII, Chapter V, to Regulation (EC) No .../2004 (3) as well as compliance with other requirements of Annex III, Section VII, Chapter IX, to that Regulation. The slaughter of animals suspected of having a disease or condition that may adversely affect human or animal health is to be deferred. The competent authority may decide, on the basis of epidemiological or other data from the holding, that fattening pigs housed under controlled housing conditions in integrated production systems since weaning need, in some or all of the cases referred to in paragraph 1, only undergo visual inspection. In this case, an official veterinarian or an approved veterinarian is to carry out ante-mortem inspection. Member States shall maintain up-to-date lists of approved establishments, with their respective approval numbers and other relevant information, and make them available to other Member States and to the public in a manner that may be specified in accordance with the procedure referred to in Article 19(2). Acting in accordance with the procedure laid down in Article 251 of the Treaty (3). However, fishery products derived from bivalve molluscs, echinoderms, tunicates and marine gastropods may be placed on the market if they have been produced in accordance with Section VII of Annex III to Regulation (EC) No .../2004 (1) and comply with the standards laid down in Chapter V, point 2, of that Section. 853/2004, dafür zu sorgen, dass Tiere, deren Haut oder Fell so beschaffen ist, dass ein nicht vertretbares Risiko einer Kontaminierung des Fleisches während der Schlachtung besteht, erst nach vorheriger Reinigung für den Verzehr geschlachtet werden, eingehalten wird. in relation to post-mortem inspection, the official veterinarian must regularly check the work of official auxiliaries and, in the case of animals having undergone emergency slaughter outside the slaughterhouse, carry out the inspection personally. In that event, the competent authority must have designated the laboratory carrying out the analysis and, if necessary, sampling and analysis must have taken place in accordance with a protocol that the competent authority and the food business operators or organisation concerned have agreed. nicht wie geschuldet erbrachter Leistung the requirements of paragraphs 2 to 5 are complied with. 1 NRA 455416 . Without prejudice to animal-health rules, these examinations are not necessary if the competent authority is able to guarantee that the head, including the tongue and the brains, will be excluded from human consumption; visual inspection of the lungs, trachea and oesophagus; palpation of the lungs and the bronchial and mediastinal lymph nodes (Lnn. General principles for official controls in respect of all products of animal origin falling within the scope of this Regulation, 1. Having consulted the Committee of the Regions. If the competent authority identifies serious deficiencies or has to stop production at an establishment repeatedly and the food business operator is not able to provide adequate guarantees regarding future production, the competent authority shall initiate procedures to withdraw the establishment's approval. 1. other obvious extensive changes, such as putrefaction. Where appropriate, the Commission may propose general measures in accordance with paragraphs 1 or 2 of this Article. sampling plans and the methods and analytical tolerances to be applied to check compliance with the criteria; organoleptic criteria for the evaluation of the freshness of fishery products; analytical limits, methods of analysis and sampling plans for the official controls on fishery products required under Annex III, including with regard to parasites and environmental contaminants; the method by which the Commission will make lists of third countries and establishments in third countries available to the public pursuant to Articles 11, 12, 13 and 15; models for documents and criteria for the use of electronic documents; criteria for determining the risk that particular products of animal origin imported into the Community present; special import conditions for particular products of animal origin, taking account of the associated risks, information that relevant third countries have provided and, where necessary, the results of Community controls carried out in such third countries. Exemptions from Annexes I, II, III, IV, V and VI may be granted in accordance with the procedure referred to in Article 19(2), provided that they do not affect the achievement of the objectives of this Regulation. Where the results of sampling show that the health standards for molluscs are exceeded, or that there may be otherwise a risk to human health, the competent authority must close the production area concerned, preventing the harvesting of live bivalve molluscs. 1102/2008 (Text von Bedeutung für den EWR. The Commission shall provide the contact points that Member States have designated for this purpose with regular notifications concerning new or updated lists that it has received from the competent authorities of third countries concerned in accordance with paragraph 3. Where the official veterinarian so requires, the vertebral column and the head are to be split lengthwise. 0000016115 00000 n In the case of an inspection of a factory or freezer vessel flying the flag of a Member State carried out with a view to the approval of the vessel, the competent authority of the Member State the flag of which the vessel is flying is to carry out inspections in such a manner as to comply with the requirements of Article 3, particularly the time limits of Article 3(2). Official controls of fishery products are to include at least the following elements. Sampling plans to check for the presence of chemical contaminants must enable the detection of any overshooting of the levels laid down in Commission Regulation (EC) No 466/2001 (2). (20)  Note for the Official Journal: insert number of Regulation on the hygiene of foodstuffs (see recital 1, 1st Regulation). (3)  Note for Official Journal: Insert No of Regulation laying down specific hygiene rules for food of animal origin (see recital 1, 2nd Regulation). The Commission shall be assisted by the Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health instituted by Article 58 of Regulation (EC) No 178/2002. . The colours used for health marking must be authorised in accordance with Community rules on the use of colouring substances in foodstuffs. Random testing is to take place to verify compliance with Community legislation on parasites. A certificate conforming to the specimen in Chapter X, Part A, is to accompany live animals inspected at the holding. 1244/2007. THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION, Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community, and in particular Article 152(4)(b) thereof, Official controls on pectinidae harvested outside classified production areas are to be carried out in fish auctions, dispatch centres and processing establishments. Durch die Nachfolgenorm werden am 14.12.2019 die Verordnungen (EG) Nr. Dabei gilt es, den Leistungsstand, der Carcases and offal of sheep and goats are to undergo the following post-mortem inspection procedures: visual inspection of the head after flaying and, in the event of doubt, examination of the throat, mouth, tongue and retropharyngeal and parotid lymph nodes. inspection and assessment of slaughtered animals. When pigs are not slaughtered within three days of the issue of the health certificate provided for in paragraph 1(a): if the pigs have not left the holding of provenance for the slaughterhouse, they are to be re-examined and a new health certificate issued; if the pigs are already en route for or at the slaughterhouse, slaughter may be authorised once the reason for the delay has been assessed, provided that the pigs undergo a further veterinary ante-mortem inspection. Linguee. Candidates may acquire the required knowledge as part of their basic veterinary training, or through training undertaken, or professional experience acquired, after qualifying as veterinarians. Verordnung (EG) Nr. The official veterinarian is, wherever possible, to undertake annual continuing education activities. The flexibility provided for in paragraph 2 does not apply: to animals that have undergone emergency slaughter; to animals suspected of having a disease or condition that may adversely affect human health; to bovine animals from herds that have not been declared officially free of tuberculosis; to bovine, ovine and caprine animals from herds that have not been declared officially free of brucellosis; in the case of an outbreak of a disease listed on OIE List A or, where appropriate, OIE List B. The tongue must be freed to permit a detailed visual inspection of the mouth and the fauces and must itself be visually inspected and palpated. Any overshooting of the relevant level should lead to additional analyses whenever appropriate; without prejudice to more specific Community legislation, derives from animals or carcases containing residues of forbidden substances or from animals that have been treated with forbidden substances; (k)consists of the liver and kidneys of animals more than two years old from regions where implementation of plans approved in accordance with Article 5 of Directive 96/23/EC has revealed the generalised presence of heavy metals in the environment; has been treated illegally with decontaminating substances; has been treated illegally with ionising or UV-rays; contains foreign bodies (except, in the case of wild game, material used to hunt the animal); exceeds the maximum permitted radioactivity levels laid down under Community legislation; indicates patho-physiological changes, anomalies in consistency, insufficient bleeding (except for wild game) or organoleptic anomalies, in particular a pronounced sexual odour; contains specified risk material, except as provided for under Community legislation; shows soiling, faecal or other contamination; consists of blood that may constitute a risk to public or animal health owing to the health status of any animal from which it derives or contamination arising during the slaughter process; in the opinion of the official veterinarian, after examination of all the relevant information, it may constitute a risk to public or animal health or is for any other reason not suitable for human consumption. those checks identify non-compliance with the rules on the protection of animals. The number of official staff involved shall be decided by the competent authority and shall be such that all the requirements of this Regulation can be met. The nature and intensity of auditing tasks in respect of individual establishments shall depend upon the assessed risk. These conditions are to ensure, in particular, that the competent authority of the Member State the flag of which the vessel is flying receives reports on the results of inspections and on any suspected non-compliance without delay, so as to enable it to take the necessary measures. The performance of official controls pursuant to this Regulation shall be without prejudice to food business operators' primary legal responsibility for ensuring food safety, as laid down in Regulation (EC) No 178/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 28 January 2002 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 (11), and any civil or criminal liability arising from the breach of their obligations. These controls may take place at the occasion of veterinary checks carried out pursuant to Community provisions on animal or public health or animal welfare and may be carried out by an approved veterinarian. 3. 854/2004 und (EG) Nr. A separate guidance document on Regulation (EC) No 178/2002 has been Pending a final judgement, such carcases and related offal must be stored separately from other meat. Sampling plans to check the microbiological quality of live bivalve molluscs must take particular account of: the likely variation in faecal contamination, and. The geographical distribution of the sampling points and the sampling frequency must ensure that the results of the analysis are as representative as possible for the area considered. The Commission shall then consider proposing general measures in accordance with paragraph 1. Where the Member State decides in principle in favour of this system, it shall inform the Commission of that decision and its associated conditions. 0000004485 00000 n Nr. Directive 2005/36/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 September 2005 on the recognition of professional qualifications (Text with EEA relevance) Richtlinie 2005/ It is also appropriate to provide for at least 18 months to elapse between entry into force and the application of the new rules, to allow competent authorities and the industries affected time to adapt.