Notice Of Salmonellosis In Poultry As Well As Salmonella And Campylobacter In Poultry, Etc.

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse om salmonellose hos fjerkræ samt salmonella og campylobacter i slagtefjerkræ m.m.

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Overview (table of contents) Chapter 1 definitions and scope

Chapter 2 Salmonellosis in poultry

Chapter 3 prohibition of use of antimicrobial drugs and vaccination

Chapter 4 Salmonella testing of poultry for slaughter

Chapter 5 Campylobacterkontrol of broiler chickens

Chapter 6 public oversight

Chapter 7 Submission and examination of samples as well as the transmission and storage of the test results

Chapter 8 Self-monitoring

Chapter 9 to implement expenditure

Chapter 10 penal provisions

Chapter 11 entry into force

Annex 1

Annex 2

Annex 3

Annex 4 The full text of the ordonnance on salmonellosis in poultry as well as salmonella and campylobacter in poultry, etc. 1)

Pursuant to section 4, paragraph 1, article 5, paragraph 1, article 32, article 36, paragraph 1, section 37, paragraphs 1 and 3, § 39, paragraph 1, article 40, paragraph 1, § 41, § 45, paragraphs 1 and 2, § 49, § 50, § 51, § 54, (3) and (4) and section 60, paragraph 3 of law No. 526 of 24. June 2005 about foods, etc. (food law) as well as article 26, § 29, § 30, § 33, § 34, paragraph 1, § 36, § 37, § 47, article 53, paragraph 1, article 58, paragraph 1, article 61, paragraph 1, § 62, § 67 and section 70 (3) of law No. 432 of 9. June 2004 on the keeping of animals, as amended by Act No. 404 of the 1. June 2005, lays down:

Chapter 1

Definitions and scope

§ 1. This Decree lays down provisions on salmonella in poultry and about salmonella. The Decree also lays down provisions on examination for campylobacter in broilers.

(2). The Executive order does not relate to infections with Salmonella Gallinarum and S. Pullorum (chicken typhus), covered by the Executive order of chicken typhus.

§ 2. In this notice, the term:

1) Poultry: hens, chickens, turkeys, Guinea fowl, ducks, geese, quail, farmed game birds, pigeons and ratites, hobby-and ornamental birds.

2) slaughter poultry: Poultry, slaughtered for human consumption.

3) A Flock: Poultry of the same age and with the same health status constitute an operational entity and shall be kept at the same CHR-number. For poultry in cage houses, this includes all animals sharing the same airspace.

4) a House: a room or enclosure in which a flock is housed. There must be a physical separation between the spaces, to other buildings or outdoors.

5) CHR-number: a unique number that is in the soil, the central registry (CHR) identifies a specific geographic location

6) AM-status: Salmonella status of each flock before delivery to the slaughter. As AM-positive flocks, which are regarded by the said section 7 or in later samples are detected salmonella. Flocks, which referred to in § 7 or by later samples is not detected salmonella, regarded as AM-negative. A bunch who are under suspicion in accordance with the Ordinance on the control of salmonella in breeding hens and hatching eggs-producing here or order on the control of salmonella in breeding konsumægshønsehold and therefor, shall be considered as AM-positive, until the suspicion be rebutted in accordance with the said regulations.

7) a consignment of poultrymeat: production between two cleanings and desinfektioner, URf.eks. a day's production or a shift. If between two cleanings are produced as well AM-negative as AM-positive flocks, the production of AM-negative and AM positive flocks are considered as two separate parties.

8) Salmonellosis: Disease, where increased mortality or general weakness, supplemented by laboratory findings makes it overwhelmingly likely that the salmonella bacteria are a crucial factor in the disease's causal complex.

9) first appearance: a condition where, after salmonella is detected and subsequently discontinued, symptoms occur at the same or other animals in the flock, which makes it overwhelmingly likely that the salmonella bacteria are a crucial factor in the disease's causal complex.

Chapter 2

Salmonellosis in poultry

§ 3. The who, in his or her possession has animals that are or may be suspected of being infected by salmonella, must summon a veterinarian, see. § 27, paragraph 1, of the law on the keeping of animals.

(2). When a veterinarian may be summoned in accordance with paragraph 1 shall examine the suspected disease veterinarian confirm or rule out the search as well as the nature of the disease was found, see. section 28, paragraph 1, of the law on the keeping of animals.

(3). If a veterinarian after examination conducted in accordance with paragraph 2, or otherwise in connection with its work, suspect the existence of disease, covered by paragraph 1, the veterinarian is to carry out reporting to food region, see. section 28, paragraph 3, of the law on the keeping of animals.

(4). Is there not found salmonella in the herd within the last 6 months or in the case of new-onset, veterinarian take samples of relevant material to study.

(5). The veterinarian shall, after receiving the results of the laboratory examinations, as soon as possible, notify the owner of the result.

§ 4. On the initiative of the Food Administration owner must ensure that procured and submitted material for testing for salmonella from the herds as a result of clinical symptoms suspected to be infected with salmonella.

(2). Food agency may have taken samples from herds to study the prevalence of infection with salmonella in animal populations as well as from herds in a defined geographical area in which one or more crews are put under official supervision due to salmonella.

(3). Food Agency can leave blood samples taken in the framework of other disease control programs during the search for serological reaction against salmonella.

§ 5. If suspected cases of salmonellosis in a herd is confirmed, puts food region crew under official supervision, in accordance with article 3. § 20.

Chapter 3

Prohibition of use of antimicrobial drugs and vaccination

§ 6. Antimicrobials should not be used as a method for the control of salmonella in poultry, however, antimicrobials used to treat salmonellosis, see. Chapter 2.

(2). Vaccination must not be used for the prevention and control of salmonella in broiler chickens and chickens.

Chapter 4

Salmonella testing of poultry for slaughter

Studies and follow-up in the herd

§ 7. The owner of a crew is responsible for, that samples are taken for testing for salmonella from every flock of poultry for slaughter in accordance with the rules set out in annex 1 (AM-samples), see. However, section 17.

(2). Paragraph 1 shall also apply to flocks of poultry supplied for slaughter at the slaughterhouse outside Denmark.

(3). Submission and examination of the in (1) and (2) the said samples occurs after the rules set out in annex 1.

(4). Exempted from the provisions in paragraph 1 – 3, is poultry flocks under investigation after the Ordinance on the control of salmonella in chickens and turkeys as well as producing rearing breeding here or order on the control of salmonella in breeding for this, see konsumægshønsehold or However, annex 1, para. 2 (d).

§ 8. Before that poultry sold for slaughter, the owner of the crew must be in possession of the results of the tests, see AM. § 7.

(2). Information about the flock AM-status must be sent to the slaughterhouse, along with those in the hygiene regulation for food of animal origin, annex II, section III, cited production information (food chain information), unless it is agreed that the slaughterhouse receives test results directly from the lab, analyzing the samples.

§ 9. Food region puts a bunch of chickens kept under official supervision, in accordance with article 3. section 21, if found salmonella in samples, see AM. section 7, or in samples pursuant to section 10, paragraph 3. Public oversight includes subsequent flock, when this is considered AM-positive under section 10 (1), (3). PT.

§ 10. Where a flock of chickens found salmonella in samples, see AM. § 7 (1) and (2), the owner must ensure thorough cleaning and disinfection as well as ventilation and drying of the infected houses. Cleaning and disinfecting food approved by the region on the basis of a visual assessment and examination of swabs taken from food the region after completion of the cleaning and disinfection. If the region cannot accept the cleaning, food is considered the subsequent chicken flock to be AM-positive, regardless of the outcome of the other samples are taken from the flock.

(2). If in a flock of chickens found salmonella in AM-samples owner must ensure that for the subsequent flock procured additional tests in accordance with Annex 1, point 2 (c).

(3). Where a flock of chickens found salmonella in samples or samples in the AM in accordance with paragraph 1 or 2 and the previous bunch is found salmonella, according to this bunch of be an idle period of at least 12 days. Insertion of new poultry after idle period must first happen when food the region has approved cleaning and disinfecting the House. Shall be notified of approval on the basis of a visual assessment and examination of swabs taken from food the region after completion of the cleaning and disinfection.

(4). The owner must draw up a reorganisation plan, if for two consecutive chicken flocks found salmonella in samples or samples in the AM in accordance with paragraph 1 or 2. Reorganisation plan be submitted for approval in the region no later than 14 days after food found in swab test in accordance with paragraph 1 or in AM-samples taken in the ensuing bunch.


(5). In the case of repeated findings of salmonella in chicken flocks on a property can food region impose on the owner to draw up a reorganisation plan.

§ 11. Where a flock of turkeys for salmonella is found in AM-samples see. § 7 (1) and (2), the owner must ensure thorough cleaning and disinfection as well as ventilation and drying of the infected houses. Cleaning and disinfecting food approved by the region on the basis of a visual assessment and examination of swabs taken from food the region after completion of the cleaning and disinfection.

(2). The owner must draw up a reorganisation plan, if for two consecutive flocks of turkeys for salmonella is found in AM-sample or in samples taken in accordance with paragraph 1. Reorganisation plan be submitted for approval in the region no later than 14 days after food found in swab test in accordance with paragraph 1 or in AM-sample taken in the ensuing bunch.

(3). In the case of repeated findings of salmonella in Turkey flocks on a property can food region impose on the owner to draw up a reorganisation plan.

§ 12. Where a flock of broiler ducks detected salmonella in AM-samples, see. § 7 (1) and (2), the owner must ensure thorough cleaning and disinfection as well as ventilation and drying of the infected houses.

§ 13. The owner of a crew must ensure that CHR and house number is clearly indicated in the immediate vicinity of the entrance to the House.

Studies and follow-up at the slaughterhouse

§ 14. Poultry from AM-positive flocks to be slaughtered at a poultry slaughterhouse as the last in a lot.

(2). The whole slaughter line as well as cutting rooms and equipment, which has been in contact with AM-positive parties, must be cleaned and disinfected thoroughly before slaughtered poultry, in which there is no evidence of salmonella.

§ 15. Companies making the slaughter of poultry, must take and submit samples of fresh poultry meat of fowls, chickens and turkeys for testing for salmonella in accordance with the rules set out in annex 2.

(2). Companies that slaughter chickens or chicks, must immediately notify food region, if in the tests referred to in paragraph 1 or in samples taken as part of the company's own checks detected salmonella. There followed up found according to the rules laid down in annex 2, Chapter 5.

(3). If in samples of fresh meat of turkeys found salmonella in samples as referred to in paragraph 1 are followed up on that found in accordance with the rules set out in annex 2, Chapter 6. Food the region may require the company to draw up an action plan for the reduction of salmonella levels in the slaughterhouse in accordance with the rules set out in annex 2. Prohibition or injunction issued in connection therewith shall be maintained until the salmonella prevalence have been documented reduced to below the limits laid down in annex 2.

§ 16. Meat from the chicken and chicken flocks may not be marketed as fresh meat, before the results of the investigations pursuant to section 7 and section 15 confirms that there is no salmonella in the flesh.

(2). At the discovery of salmonella in samples taken under section 7, section 10 (1) or (2) or section 15 of the chicken and chicken meat, the lot must be destroyed, heat treated or used for any other purpose that does not involve an infection risk, and which is accepted by food region.

(3). By heat treatment to achieve a core temperature of meat be minimum 75 ° c. There may be used by food region approved a combination of temperature and time, which gives the same effect. Heat treatment shall be carried out on a wholesale company.

(4). By any finding of salmonella in fresh chicken and chicken meat after this is marketed, the whole production quantity is obtained in technologically similar conditions and likely to present the same risk, as soon as possible, be withdrawn from the market and destroyed, heat treated or used in any other way, which does not pose an infection risk, and which is accepted by food region.

(5). In the course of trade or export of chicken or chicken meat covered by paragraph 2, the dispatching establishment across from food the region demonstrate that the recipient undertaking is an agreement to the effect that the meat will be destroyed, heat treated, see. paragraph 3, or used for any other purpose that does not involve an infection risk, and which is accepted by food region.

§ 17. The provisions of § § 7 – 16 shall not apply to the Guinea fowl, geese, quail, pigeons, ostriches, farmed feathered game and hobby-and ornamental birds.

(2). Companies that only butcher poultry for the purpose of restitution to the owner for use in his private crew household are not subject to the provisions of § § 7-16.

Chapter 5

Campylobacterkontrol of broiler chickens

§ 18. The owner of a herd, which sold poultry for slaughter to a slaughterhouse located in Denmark, is responsible for the fact that samples are taken for testing for campylobacter in accordance with the rules set out in annex 1.

(2). Submission and examination of the tests referred to in paragraph 1 is effected according to the rules laid down in annex 1.

§ 19. Before that poultry sold for slaughter, the owner of the crew must be in possession of the results of the samples taken in accordance with article 18, paragraph 1.

(2). Information on the Group campylobacterstatus to be sent to the slaughterhouse, along with those in the hygiene regulation for food of animal origin, annex II, section III, cited production information (food chain information), unless it is agreed that the slaughterhouse receives prøveresulta-tet direct from the laboratory.

Chapter 6

Public oversight

§ 20. A public supervision under section 5 include:

1) to flock to be kept isolated,

2) to poultry from the flock must not be sold or otherwise transferred for live use,

3) to poultry from the flock must be slaughtered at a poultry slaughterhouse under escort of laissez-passer issued by food region,

4) to animals or their products may only be moved from the property in accordance with the permission of and under conditions provided by the food region,

5) that individuals who move between the flock and other flocks, must take measures to prevent the spread of infection,

6) that the owner must ensure effective pest control,

7) that the owner shall ensure that fertilizer, feed and similar products are treated in accordance with the food the region's leaflet

8) that the owner should ensure that tools, machinery and the like, used in the farm must be cleaned and disinfected before they are removed from the places of residence, in accordance with article 3. However, paragraph 2, and

9) that the owner shall immediately notify the public oversight to all who come in contact with the crew.

(2). In paragraph 1, no. 3, said slaughterhouse shall ensure that equipment used in connection with the input port of the animals from a herd is under official supervision, cleaned and disinfected immediately after delivery at the slaughterhouse.

(3). Public oversight will be repealed when

1) food region estimates that poultry flock health condition is normal in herds,

2) food region estimates that crews with hobby and ornamental birds no longer pose a risk, or smittemæssig

3) the Flock is slaughtered and cleaning and disinfection operations are approved by the food the region. Shall be notified of approval on the basis of a visual assessment and examination of swabs taken from food the region after completion of the cleaning and disinfection.

§ 21. A public supervision under section 9 include:

1) to flock to be kept isolated,

2) to poultry from the flock must not be sold or otherwise transferred for live use,

3) to poultry or products thereof may only be moved from the property in accordance with the permission of and under conditions provided by the food region,

4) that individuals who move between the flock and other flocks, must take measures to prevent the spread of infection

5) the owner shall ensure an effective pest control,

6) that the owner shall ensure that fertilizer, feed and similar products are treated in accordance with the food the region's leaflet

7) that the owner should ensure that tools, machinery and the like, used in the farm must be cleaned and disinfected before they are removed from the places of residence, in accordance with article 3. However, paragraph 2,

8) that the owner shall immediately notify the public oversight to all who come in contact with the crew, and

9) to the owner after food the region's instructions implements a elucidation of potential sources of infection and possibly. the spread of the infection as well as inform the food region of the result of the diagnosis.

(2). As the Flock is slaughtered at the abattoir, must ensure that the equipment used in connection with the input port of the animals from a herd is under official supervision, cleaned and disinfected immediately after delivery at the slaughterhouse.

(3). Public oversight will be repealed when

1) Flock is culled or slaughtered, and

2 in the section 10) (1) or (3) or section 11 referred to cleaning and disinfection is approved by the food the region.

Chapter 7

Submission and examination of samples as well as the transmission and storage of the test results

§ 22. All suspect salmonella isolates should be examined with a view to the serotyping. By detection of Salmonella Typhimurium or Salmonella Enteriditis phage type must also be carried out. In addition, there must be carried out susceptibility testing of Salmonella Typhimurium.

(2). The examinations referred to in paragraph 1, shall be carried out at the Technical University of Denmark, Veterinary Institute, a laboratory approved for that purpose by the food agency or a laboratory accredited by an accreditation body signatory to the European Ak-crediting organization EA's multilateral mutual recognition agreement.


§ 23. Samples taken in accordance with the rules laid down in article 3, paragraph 4, section 4, paragraph 1, section 7, section 10, paragraph 2, section 15 and section 18, must be submitted for inspection by the food agency approved laboratory or a laboratory that is accredited by an accreditation body signatory to the European Ak-crediting organization EA's multilateral mutual recognition agreement.

§ 24. The laboratory shall communicate the results of the laboratory tests of samples taken in accordance with the rules laid down in this notice to the person who submitted the sample.

(2). The owner must ensure that the outcome of the investigations of samples taken in accordance with section 4, section 7, section 10, paragraph 2 and article 18 after food administration manual, shall be transferred to a data base with Danish Fjerkræraad, as soon as possible after the results are available.

(3). The slaughterhouse must notify the outcome of investigations of samples taken in accordance with section 13 of the food the region in accordance with the rules set out in annex 2, Chapter 7, see. However, section 15, paragraph 2.

(4). The result of the studies of samples taken in accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance shall be kept at the owner, respectively the company for at least 2 years.

§ 25. The owner must ensure that any bacteriological detection of salmonella bacteria in samples are immediately transmitted to the food the region.

section 26. In section 4 of the mentioned specimens should be collected by a veterinarian or after a veterinarian's instructions and under its responsibility.

(2). Taking and sending of samples, implementation of laboratory tests as well as registration, storage and reporting of results by virtue of this Ordinance, in addition to it in paragraph 1 as well as section 7, section 10, paragraph 2, article 15, and sections 22-25 referred to, must be done after the Food Administration Manual.

Chapter 8

Self checking

§ 27. The owner of a chicken crew must prepare and follow a self-monitoring program. Self-monitoring program must meet all requirements, etc. in an industry code of Food Agency is assessed sufficient to prevent salmonella will be introduced in the production chain, and to ensure that, where appropriate, introduced salmonella again removed efficiently from the production chain.

Chapter 9

To implement expenditure

section 28. Costs for laboratory examination of samples taken in accordance with paragraph 3, paragraph 4, article 7, paragraphs 1, 2 and 4, article 15, paragraph 1, and article 18, paragraph 1 shall be held within the State of appropriations allotted for that purpose.

(2). Paragraph 1 shall not apply upon laboratory studies of pigeons, quail, farmed game birds and ratites pursuant to section 3, paragraph 4.

(3). All other expenses incurred under this Ordinance, the Food Agency.

Chapter 10

Criminal provisions

section 29. With fine punished anyone who

1) violates section 3, paragraphs 4-5, section 6, sections 7-8, 10-16, § § § § 18 – 19, § 20 (1) or (2) section 21 (1) or (2) or sections 22 – 27,

2) fails to comply with the injunction or prohibition under section 4 paragraph 1, section 10, paragraph 5, article 11, paragraph 3, article 15, paragraph 3, article 20, paragraph 1, no. 7, § 21 (1) (8). 6 or 9, section 26, paragraph 2, or

3) overrides terms laid down under section 20 (1). 4 or § 21 (1) (8). 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, including savings.

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

Chapter 11

Date of entry into force of

section 30. The notice shall enter into force on the 1. January 2010.

(2). At the same time repealed Executive Order No. 1261 by 15. December 2008 for salmonella in poultry and salmonella in poultry, etc., as amended.
DVFA, the 16. December 2009 P.S.V. Annelise F/Gülay Uslu Annex 1

Samples from the flocks

Chapter 1

Collection of samples




1) Size sample: A sample of dung collected during the round time in the stable by means of tube gauze pulled outside pure rubber boots. Before putting into service must be moisturized with gazen tube of sterile water or other diluent approved by the Technical University of Denmark, Veterinary Institute. (Technical University of Denmark has approved potable water collected in the House where the animals staying, as diluent). Round transition must happen in such a way as to collect manure representative of all parts of the individual floor sections, including areas with litter or grates, provided it is safe to go on the slots. Tube gazen rotated a few times along the way, such that the entire surface has been in contact with the ground at the end. Prøveudtagnin-gen must include all enclosures in a House; This means that if a House is divided into more than two enclosures, must take at least one pair of socks in each enclosure, even if the sampling usually only includes two pairs of boot swabs. When two pairs of socks are being pooled, must be packed in one stomacherpose; When 5 pairs of socks are being pooled into two samples must be packed respectively. two and three pairs of socks in each his stomacherpose.



Broiler chickens




2) For broilers examined every house for salmonella in the following way:

a) 15 – 21 days before slaughter: 5 pairs of boot swabs. The sample shall be taken by the owner, however, making foo-devareregionen sampling 1 time per year. Food the region must take this test-sampling as sample a sample for each started 10 houses on the property, while samples of owner-reste leaked.

b) 7 – 10 days before slaughter: 5 pairs of boot swabs. Sampling shall be carried out by a representative of the slaughterhouse, a laboratory or food region. The sample can be taken by the owner, if the Flock is slaughtered in a slaughterhouse butcher fewer than 5000 chickens or chickens a day. The test may be omitted if there are fewer than 5000 broiler chickens of the flock and flock blows-tes outside Denmark. The test may also be omitted if there are found salmonella in the test sample taken 15 – 21 days prior to slaughter, in accordance with article 3. Nr. 2 (a).

(c)) have been detected salmonella in animals from the previous bunch from the same House, the owner, to take at least one extra pair of boot swabs in order to find the source of contamination.

d) From flocks under investigation after the Ordinance on the control of salmonella in breeding hens and hatching eggs-producing here or order on the control of salmonella in breeding konsumægshønsehold and therefor, shall be taken from 2 pairs of boot swabs, unless the results of the latest investigation is less than 21 days old.

3) For broiler chickens shall be taken from each House 7 – 10 days before slaughter one pair of boot swabs for testing for campylobacter. The sample shall be taken by the owner.



Turkeys




4) For turkeys shall be taken from each House no earlier than 3 weeks prior to slaughter 2 pairs of boot swabs for salmonella. The sample shall be taken by the owner, however, must take food region 1 yearly sample in one flock in the herd.

5) food sampling region of the other turkeys on the property when it finds salmonella in AM-samples, see. section 7, paragraphs 1 and 2.

6) food sampling by region all flocks on site, if in a previous bunch in samples taken by crew owner is found Salmonela Typhimurium, Salmonella Enteritidis, Salmonella Wirchow, Salmonella Infantis or Salmonella Hadar.



Slaughter duck




7) For ducks sampled in each House no earlier than 3 weeks prior to slaughter 2 pairs of boot swabs for salmonella. The sample shall be taken by the owner.



Chapter 2

Submission of samples




8) material for bacteriological examination are submitted to the laboratory as soon as possible and no later than 24 hours after the gathering with clear indication of the CHR-number and house number.



Chapter 3

Sample study




9) On laboratory samples shall be stored refrigerated. The investigation must begin within 24 hours of receipt, however, samples taken Friday refrigerate until Monday. TR-ver for testing for salmonella to be analyzed by a method in accordance with Commission Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003. 646/2007 of 12. June 2007 on the implementation of European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003. No 2160/2003 as regards a Community target for the reduction of the prevalence of Salmonella enteritidis and Salmonella typhimurium in broilers and amending Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003. 1091/2005. Samples for testing for campylobacter to be analyzed according to ISO-standard 10272-1:2006 as the reference method. There are acceptable, the use of alternative analytical methods, if the methods are validated against the reference method, and if using a method that is certified by a third party in accordance with the Protocol set out in EN/ISO standard 16140 or other similar internationally accepted protocols. Alternatively, an analytical method approved by the veterinary and Food Administration also accepted.

Annex 2

Samples of fresh poultrymeat

Chapter 1

General




1) checks for salmonella includes the study of all batches produced, jf. However, Chapter 2, nr. 4, nr. 5 c and 8.

2) the person responsible for the slaughterhouse shall cause that samples taken.

3) samples evenly spaced throughout the slaughter period.



Chapter 2

Collection of samples





4) sampling in slaughterhouses exclusively butcher AM-negative flocks of chickens or hens:

(a)) taken weekly 300 neck skin samples from one randomly selected flock. Samples are being pooled, subject to a maximum of 60 samples are included in a pool.

(b)) at the time of slaughter of flocks, which in the previous rotation is detected salmonella, the Flock is slaughtered at the end of the day, and take 300 neck fur samples of the flock. Samples are being pooled, subject to a maximum of 60 samples are included in a pool.

(c)) shall be taken for each test 1 g of neck skin, which are being pooled into a bulk sample of 60 g. When analysing add sterile peptonbuffer at a ratio of 1 to 9.

5) sampling in slaughterhouses for slaughtering both AM-negative and AM positive flocks of chickens or hens:

a) For parties with AM-negative herds are sampled 300 neck fur samples. The samples shall be distributed equally among the number of flocks, which are included in the lot, except that there shall be taken a minimum of 60 samples of each flock. Samples are being pooled in the same flock, however, so that a maximum of 60 samples are included in a pool.

(b)) shall be taken for each test 1 g of neck skin, which are being pooled into a bulk sample of 60 g. When analysing add sterile peptonbuffer at a ratio of 1 to 9.

(c)) shall be not samples from batches of AM-positive flocks.

6) For slaughterhouses that slaughter between 1000 and 5000 chickens or chickens a day, can try the number reduced to 180 samples can be examined as 3 collect samples of 60 samples.

7) sampling in slaughterhouses for slaughtering turkeys:

(a)) shall be 15 neck kinds samples 5 pools á 3 samples.

(b)) shall be taken for each sample approximately 10 g of neck skin. The samples are being pooled to collect samples of 25 g.

8) For slaughterhouses that slaughter under 1000 hens and chickens or 500 turkeys a day, Food Agency sets sample frequency.

9) a slaughterhouse sampling after nr. 5, can be released for sampling after nr. 4, when, in a period of 3 months is neither found salmonella in samples of fresh meat or in other samples taken at the slaughterhouse.



Chapter 3

Submission of samples




10) samples to be transported to external laboratories, until dispatch from the company to be kept at a temperature of not more than 5 º c. samples must be marked in such a way that the party and the flock from which they are taken, uniquely identifiable.

11) Outer packaging used for shipping, must be complete and be made of insulating material, so as to ensure that the samples upon arrival at the laboratory is still chilled (0-10 ° C).



Chapter 4

Sample study




12) samples must be analysed as soon as possible after sampling has been carried out. Regardless of whether the samples are analysed on the company's own laboratory or be sent to an external laboratory must commence no later than the day after the analysis, the sampling has been carried out. However, samples taken Friday refrigerate until Monday. The samples should not be frozen.

13) Samples must be analysed by a method approved by the veterinary and Food Administration, see. Food Administration method collection.



Chapter 5

Follow-up on findings




14) where it finds salmonella in the in section 13, paragraph 1 tests, the company must make an assessment of what conditions that can be instrumental to found. The assessment shall be based on a thorough review of the company's own checks, so that, where appropriate, be carried out:

a) back tracking and review of origin flocks salmonella status, including the spread of salmonella in the crew,

b) critical review of the capture and transport to the slaughterhouse,

c) critical review of the slaughter process and further processing of the products, including dissection and packaging, and

d) critical review of the cleaning and disinfection procedures.

15) results of the assessment must be recorded.

16) If the assessment is a probable cause for the discovery of salmonella, must be put in place corrective actions to ensure the removal of the cause.

17) If the reason for the discovery of salmonella is not immediately identifiable, the company must draw up a plan for further work on follow-up to be found. This plan shall among other things. include extended sampling, URf.eks. in the form of cleaning and throat fur samples. The extended sampling shall be organised on the basis of a specific risk assessment. The plan must be approved by the food the region. Food the region verifies that the company is in compliance with the measures laid down in the action plan.

18) the routine monitoring is maintained during the extended sampling.



Chapter 6

Companies for slaughtering turkeys




19) where there are two or more gather in salmonella samples in batches of fresh Turkey meat from AM-positive flocks, or if there are one or more positive collective samples in batches of fresh Turkey meat from AM-negative breeding flocks shall respond in accordance with the rules laid down in Chapter 5.

20) the company must launch a sharpened salmonella effort, if the No. 19 limits exceeded three or more times within the last 4 weeks.

21) the company shall, when a sharpened salmonella efforts undertaken, give notice to the food the region.

22) the company remains subject to a sharpened salmonella effort for at least 4 weeks thereafter, and until the salmonella prevalence is below it in no. 20 above limit.

23) By a sharpened salmonella action to be the possible reasons for the high incidence of salmonella to be mapped. It can URf.eks. be done by extended sampling, which can identify and document the slaughter hygiene.

24) within 2 weeks after the initiation of a sharpened salmonella action must have prepared and launched the company a written action plan. The action plan should describe what critical points the company has identified, and the corrective actions the company will launch. These actions will ensure a targeted and sustained hygiene improvement.

25) action plan must be approved by the food the region. Food the region verifies that the company is in compliance with the measures laid down in the action plan.



Chapter 7

Recording and reporting




26) the company shall record the results of the tests for salmonella. The following information must be available, at a minimum:

a) sampling date.

b) Poultry type.

c) Unique Consignment identification.

(d) the result of investigation for salmonella) taken by these birds before slaughter. For broiler chickens are considered a bunch of as positive if one or more of the investigated samples before slaughter is positive.

e) Result of testing for salmonella of the fresh poultry meat after slaughter.

f) initiated corrective actions by the presence of salmonella.

27) the results shall be reported to the food the region each month, immediately after the last survey of month available and no later than the end of the following month. By alert can form in annex 3 shall be used.

Annex 3

Reporting form for salmonella











Sampling date





Type of poultry





Party identification





Result of AM-samples (subheading/neg.)





Result of the PM samples (number of heading no/totalt number) Corrective actions





 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

Slaughterhouse:






Month:





Signature:









Annex 4

Schematic overview of sampling for broilers











Age





Procurement organisation





Sample material





The test is carried out by the







15 – 21 days prior to slaughter

(ante-mortem, AM)





Houses





5 pairs of boot swabs





Owner

Food region: once a year one sample shall be taken from one House for every 10 houses on the property.







7 – 10 days before slaughter





Houses





5 pairs of boot swabs





Slaughterhouse, laboratory or food region







After slaughter (post-mortem, PM)





Slaughterhouse slaughterhouses exclusively butcher AM negative flocks: 300 samples from one flock each week. The samples are analyzed as 5 pools, each with 60 samples.

Slaughterhouses that slaughter both AM negative and positive flocks: at least 300 samples from each batch. The samples are analyzed as 5 pools, each with 60 samples. At least 60 samples shall be taken from each flock in a batch.





Slaughterhouse









Official notes 1) Ordinance contains provisions necessary for the application of parts of Commission Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003. 646/2007 of 12. June 2007 on the implementation of European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003. No 2160/2003 as regards a Community target for the reduction of the prevalence Salmonella Enteritidis and Salmonella Typhimurium in broilers and amending Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003. 1091/2005 (Official Journal of the European Union 2007, l. 151, p. 21) and Commission Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003. 584/2008 of 20. June 2008 on the implementation of European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003. No 2160/2003 as regards the reduction of the prevalence of Salmonella enteritidis and Salmonella typhimurium in turkeys (Official Journal of the European Union 2008, l. 188, p. 26). Executive order complements and also includes provisions from Commission Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003. 1177/2006 of 1. August 2006 on the implementation of European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003. No 2160/2003 as regards the requirements concerning the use of specific control methods in the framework of the national programmes for the control of salmonella in poultry (Official Journal of the European Union 2006, l. 212, p. 3.). According to 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 the said regulations look in Denmark.