Notice On The Trichinella Examination Of Meat

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse om trikinundersøgelse af kød

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Overview (table of contents) Chapter 1 definitions and scope

Chapter 2 Investigations for trichinae

Chapter 3 Measures by detection of trichinae

Chapter 4 payment of expenditure

Chapter 5 penal provisions

Chapter 6 the entry into force of The full text of the Executive order on the Trichinella examination of meat 1)

Under section 34, paragraph 2, article 35, article 37, paragraph 3, article 45, paragraph 2-7, § 48, § 49, § 50 and section 60, paragraph 3, of law No. 526 of 24. June 2005 on food products, as amended by Act No. 1549 by 20. December 2006 and law No. 110 by 26. February 2008 (food law), and section 26, section 29, article 30, paragraphs 1, 3 and 4, § 33, § 36, § 44, paragraphs 1 and 3, § 53, section 58 (1) and (2), § 61, § 67 and section 70 (3) of law No. 432 of 9. June 2004 on the keeping of animals, as amended by Act No. 105 of 20. February 2006 shall be fixed:

Chapter 1

Definitions and scope

§ 1. This announcement complements Commission Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003. 2075/2005 of 5. December 2005 laying down specific rules on official controls for Trichinella in meat (Trichinella Regulation) as amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003. 1245/2007 of 24. October 2007. The notice sets including the modalities of surveillance of trichinosis in Denmark as a region with a negligible Trichinella risk, see. art. 3 in Trichinella regulation.

§ 2. In this notice, the term:





1) Trichinosis: A nematode belonging to species of the genus Trichinella.

2) domestic swine: Individuals of the species pigs kept as livestock.

3) finishers: domestic pigs reared for slaughter, with the exception of sows and boars.

4) Indoor farmed pigs: domestic swine, that after the first few, top six, live weeks and after weaning, have not had access to outdoor facilities.

5) Sows and boars: domestic pigs reared for breeding.

6) wild boar: wild individuals of the species pigs.

7) Trichinella infestation, animal species: All warm-blooded vertebrate animals and birds, which under normal conditions of life might have been infected with trichinosis, including predators, birds of prey and the nature of horses and other animals odd-toed ungulates. Ruminants and largo morphs are not susceptible to infection with trichinosis under normal living conditions.

8) animals for slaughter: Trichinella infestation, animal species kept as livestock, and which are killed and processed slagtemæssigt for human consumption.

9) Game: Trichinella infestation, animal species of wild game and farmed game as defined in European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003. 853/2004 of 29 April 2004. April 2004 laying down specific hygiene rules for food of animal origin, as amended (hygiene regulation for food of animal origin).





Chapter 2

Investigations for trichinae

§ 3. Carcases of farmed pigs examined not indoors for trichinae, when the slaughterhouse, the official veterinarian certifying that the opposite of slaughter pigs reared indoors, see. § 4.

(2). At slaughterhouses and game processing houses Trichinella examination must be conducted by:





1) carcases of pigs that are not reared indoors,

2) carcases of other animals for slaughter, which are susceptible to Trichinella, including sows, boars and wild boar than those referred to in paragraph 1, and

3) wild animals are susceptible to Trichinella.





§ 4. To slaughter pigs are considered to be reared indoors, the crew responsible for the slaughterhouses, as this provides pigs to, declare that all pigs reared indoors on the property. The Declaration is issued at the same time as, or as part of the food chain information, see. hygiene regulation for food of animal origin, annex II, section III.

(2). Slaughterhouses shall keep documentation for remission of the Trichinella examination for at least 2 years.

§ 5. Hunters for use in own household dismantles the wild animals are susceptible to trichinosis shall ensure that the game is examined for presence of Trichinella.

(2). The hunter must keep documentation for examination for at least 2 years.

§ 6. Hunters, who provide game meat directly to the final consumer, see. notice of authorization and registration of food businesses as well as self-monitoring (approval notice), to ensure that wild animals are susceptible to trichinosis, is examined and found to be free of trichinae prior to delivery.

(2). The hunter must keep documentation for examination for at least 2 years.

§ 7. Establishments directly supplying the final consumer, and which gets delivered game directly from Hunter, see. the approval notice must furnish proof that wild animals are susceptible to trichinosis, is examined and found to be free of trichinae in further marketing.

(2). The company shall keep the documentation for at least 2 years.

§ 8. A property owner or keeper shall demonstrate that meat from own animals susceptible to trichinosis, and as for own consumption if slaughtered and slagtemæssigt treated on site, are examined and found to be free of trichinae.

(2). Paragraph 1 shall not apply in the case of slaughter of pigs reared indoors.

(3). Owner or user shall keep documentation for examination for at least 2 years.

§ 9. Samples taken for Trichinella examination must be analysed on a food agency approved laboratory or a laboratory that is accredited by an accreditation body signatory to the European Accreditation organisation EA's multilateral mutual recognition agreement. Sampling and analysis are carried out using the methods set out in the Trichinella regulation.

§ 10. A property owner or user, hunters and companies that supply to the final consumer, must ensure that the detection of trichinae by samples taken in accordance with §§ 5-8 are reported to food region, immediately after the result is available.

§ 11. Offal and all other parts of Trichinella infestation, animal species as well as household waste containing such residues must be disposed of properly, so that the material can not cause risk of transmission of infection with Trichinella.

Chapter 3

Measures by detection of trichinae

§ 12. By detection of parasite larvae, which can not be ruled out to be carrying threadworms, the herds from which included animals for slaughter in that batch analysis, under official supervision of the food the region.

§ 13. By detection of trichinae in a slaughter put the crew who delivered the animals to the slaughterhouse under official supervision of the food the region.

(2). Food the region may decide that the other crews in a defined area around a crew as referred to in paragraph 1 shall be placed under official supervision.

§ 14. Be demonstrated that trichinae by investigation of wildlife pursuant to section 3, paragraph 2, no. 3, §§ 5-7 or by examination of the wild fauna, crews in a designated area shall be placed under official supervision of the food the region.

§ 15. Be detected in a herd trichinae in other animals in captivity than animals for slaughter, the crew put under official supervision of the food the region. Food region may also decide that other crews in a designated area around the crew shall be placed under official supervision.

§ 16. Food region can put a crew under public supervision, if the supplied levedyr for a crew under official supervision in accordance with this Ordinance. A delivering Eurosystem crew be however not under public supervision, if it can be excluded that the infection originated from this crew.

(2). Food region can put a crew under public supervision, if the received levedyr from a crew under official supervision in accordance with this decree a receiving crew, however, not be under public supervision, if it can be excluded that there are Trichinella infected animals in the herd.

§ 17. The public supervision under section 12 and section 16, paragraph 2, include:





1) that all indoor farmed pigs from the crew examined for Trichinella at the time of slaughter and

2) the movement of levedyr from the crew may only take place with the food the region's permission.





(2). The public surveillance in accordance with §§ 13-15 and section 16, paragraph 1 includes:





1) to indoor farmed pigs from the crew examined for Trichinella at the time of slaughter,

2) to food the region can implement the Trichinella examination of Trichinella infestation, other animals on the property, including dogs, cats and rats,

3) that after food the region's manual implemented the necessary protective and infection – restrictive measures, and

4) to relocation of levedyr from the crew may only take place with the food the region's permission.





§ 18. Food region cancels public supervision pursuant to section 12, if the suspicion be rebutted, see. However, section 13.

(2). Food the region lifts a public supervision in a crew under section 13, paragraph 1, when at least 12 months has elapsed after the latest discovery of trichinosis in a slaughter animals from the herd. Food region may, however, remove the public supervision at an earlier time if it is without doubt that the infection originated from a delivering Eurosystem crew, and all animals received from this herd is slaughtered.

(3). Food the region lifts a public supervision in a crew under section 16, paragraph 1, when at least 12 months has elapsed after the latest discovery of trichinosis in a slaughter, unless it can be excluded that the infection originated from the crew.


(4). Food the region lifts a public supervision under section 16, paragraph 2, when all animals received from a crew under official supervision in accordance with this Ordinance, were slaughtered.

(5). Food the region lifts a public supervision in a crew under section 13, paragraph 2, section 14 or section 15, when, on the basis of an assessment of the area's infection load and the infection protective measures deemed justifiable.

Chapter 4

Payment of expenses

§ 19. Food Agency shall bear the cost of examinations pursuant to section 17, paragraph 2, no. 2.

(2). Work as food region, incidentally performs after this notice, shall be paid after notice of payment for checks of food and live animals, etc.

(3). Other expenses pursuant to this Ordinance than those referred to in paragraph 1, the food agency.

Chapter 5

Criminal provisions

§ 20. With fine punished anyone who





1) violates sections 3-11; § 12 of the basic regulation. § 17 paragraph 1; section 13 of the basic regulation. section 17, paragraph 2, no. 1 or 4; section 14 of the basic regulation. section 17, paragraph 2, no. 1 or 4; § 15 of the basic regulation. § 17 paragraph 2, nr. 1 or 4; section 16 (1) of the basic regulation. section 17, paragraph 2, no. 1 or 4; section 16, paragraph 2, of the basic regulation. section 17, paragraph 1, or

2) fails to comply with the injunction or prohibition under section 13 of the basic regulation. section 17, paragraph 2, no. 3; section 14 of the basic regulation. section 17, paragraph 2, no. 3; § 15 of the basic regulation. section 17, paragraph 2, no. 3 or section 16, paragraph 1, of the basic regulation. section 17, paragraph 2, no. 3.





(2). The penalty can rise to imprisonment for up to 2 years, if it knows the action or failure occurred violations are committed with intent or gross negligence, and there in the infringement is





1) caused damage to human or animal health or caused danger therefor, or

2) achieved or intentional obtained a financial benefit for the person himself or others.





(3). That can be imposed on companies, etc. (legal persons) criminal liability in accordance with the provisions of the criminal code 5. Chapter.

Chapter 6

Date of entry into force of

§ 21. The notice shall enter into force on the 1. June 2008.
DVFA, the 28. May 2008, Anders Munk Jensen/Janni Rose Christensen Official notes 1) Executive order complements and contains provisions from Commission Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003. 2075/2005 of 5. December 2005 laying down specific rules on official controls for Trichinella in meat (Official Journal L 338 of 22 December 2005, p. 60-82), as amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003. 1245/2007 of 24. October 2007 amending Annex 1 to the Regulation 2075/2005 as regards the use of liquid pepsin for the detection of Trichinella in meat (Official Journal L 281 of 25 October 2007, pp. 10-20). According to art. 249 of the EC Treaty where a regulation is directly applicable in each Member State. The reproduction of these provisions is thus entirely justified in practical terms and shall not affect the validity of that regulation look in Denmark.