Amendments To The Cabinet Of Ministers On 12 August 2014. Regulations No. 461 "requirements For Food Quality Schemes, The Implementation, Operation, Monitoring And Control Arrangements"

Original Language Title: Grozījumi Ministru kabineta 2014. gada 12. augusta noteikumos Nr. 461 "Prasības pārtikas kvalitātes shēmām, to ieviešanas, darbības, uzraudzības un kontroles kārtība"

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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 603 in 2015 (October 20. No 55 24) amendments to the Cabinet of Ministers on 12 august 2014. Regulations No. 461 "requirements for food quality schemes, the implementation, operation, monitoring and control procedures," Issued under the food surveillance law article 4 to make the twelfth Cabinet 2014 12. Regulation No 461-august "requirements for food quality schemes, the implementation, operation, monitoring and control arrangements" (Latvian journal, 2014, 165. no) the following amendments : 1. Make paragraph 3 by the following: "3. food quality schemes in all stages of the food chain can be traced to the manufacturer of the product of the scheme (hereinafter referred to as the operator) complying with requirements under the laws and regulations on food quality schemes, and intended for human consumption has fallen into the product." 2. To supplement the provisions under point 3.1, the following wording: "3.1 food quality schemes are included in the labelling of the products indicated in accordance with: 1. this rule 3.1 21 and 23 and annex 5 – national food quality schemes; 3.1 2. laws and regulations in the field of organic farming-organic farming scheme; 3.1 3. European Parliament and Council of 21 November 2012, the Regulation (EU) No 1151/2012 on agricultural product and food quality schemes article 12 and 23, as well as the Commission's June 13, 2014. the implementing Regulation (EU) no 668/2014, laying down rules for the application of the European Parliament and Council Regulation (EU) No 1151/2012 on agricultural product and food quality schemes , article 13 and annex X – protected geographical indications scheme, protected designation of origin scheme and guaranteed traditional specialities scheme. " 3. Make paragraph 5 by the following: "5. The Operator's compliance to the organic farming scheme certifying authorities set out in the legislation on organic production monitoring and control procedures (hereinafter referred to as the biological control authority), subject to the following criteria: 5.1. operator produces the rule laid down in paragraph 4, the food; 5.2. the finished product produced under the scheme have come in trade; 5.3. each operator in the organic farming scheme realized total production for the period from 1 September of the previous year to the current year's august 31 money terms shall not be less than: 210 euro: 5.3.1 5.3.1.1. organic primary products (including apiculture products) the manufacturer or to the final consumer, retail marketed and branded pre-packed organic products; 5.3.1.2. the primary products of organic farming (including apiculture products) manufacturer that supplies the organic farming or processing company or cooperative, which provides the product going into to the operator (hereinafter referred to as the supplier of raw materials); 5.3.2.1140 – organic products manufacturer, which the food and veterinary service (hereinafter service) registered home production and biological control body for the issue of the related certificates; 5.3.3.1420 – service registered a company that deals with organic agriculture (except for apiculture products or processing and production in the home) and biological control body has certified organic processing of agricultural products; 5.3.4.2135 euro-service in enterprise that deals with organic products or processing and biological control body has certified organic processing of agricultural products. " 4. To supplement the provisions under point 5.1 by the following: "5.1 raw material supplier's compliance with the organic farming scheme certifies biological control institution, if the operator is included in the list of suppliers of raw materials and the organic farming scheme realized total production meets this provision in paragraph 5.3.1.2. that amount." 5. Replace paragraph 9, the words "food and veterinary service (hereinafter service)" with the word "service". 6. Add to 13.1.  and 13.2. subparagraph after the word "name" with the words "the date when the operator started and stopped the operation of the scheme". 7. Replace paragraph 16 in number and the word "March 15" with a number and the word "30 March". 8. Delete paragraph 21.1. 9. Replace paragraph 22, the words "as well as mineral water, potable water and spring water producers" with the words "mineral water, potable water and spring water producers, as well as the slaughterhouse and the companies that perform cutting." 10. Amend paragraph 23, the number "21.1.". 11. Expressing points 24 and 25 as follows: 24. If you have reason to believe that the product does not meet the national food quality schemes, or dispute situation, service product samples for laboratory examination. Laboratory investigations ensure food safety, animal health and the environment "BIOR" Scientific Institute and laboratory examination shall be borne by the operator in accordance with the laws and regulations on food safety, animal health and Environmental Research Institute "BIOR" public administration activities in the framework of the tasks of the price list. 25. Honey and beekeeping products, fresh vegetables, potatoes, mushrooms, fruits and berries, fresh fish and fresh eggs marked only with those provisions of annex 5, the indication referred to in chapter II, and they are obtained in one Member State of the European Union or in the region, indicating that as the country or region of origin. " 12. Express 27.2. subparagraph by the following: "27.2. list of suppliers of raw materials, primary producers, which supply the operator or a cooperative, which provides the product going into to the operator, (17.), if the labelling of these terms used in the annex 5 referred to in chapter II." 13. Add to 29.2. section behind the words "raw material suppliers," with the words "except for the grain growers '. 14. Make the following paragraph 32.1.: "take checking again 32.1., as well as prepare and issue the operator evaluation Protocol. If only the repeated inspection of documents, the evaluation of the Protocol do not issue; ". 15. Make the following paragraph in 33.2: "33.2. product name and food group according to this provision, paragraph 19;". 16. To supplement the provisions of this chapter III1: "III1. Organic farming scheme and monitoring arrangements

25.5 to start activities in the organic scheme, the operator biological control body shall be submitted in writing to: 1. application 41.1 indicating the operator name, legal address, registration number in the register of companies or first name, last name, ID number and address of the place of residence declared; 25.5 2. organic farming scheme product raw material supplier list; 25.5 3. proof of payment or the copy of the summary, which shows that is realized in the organic products intended for human consumption, not less than the provisions prescribed in paragraph 5.3. 41.2 biological control authority within five working days after receipt of the application, verify that the documents referred to in paragraph 41.1. If this rule 41.2 41.3 points are found on inspection in the operator and product consistency diagram organic farming scheme requirements, biological control authority within five working days after the inspection shall take a decision on the inclusion of organic operators scheme and includes the operator of these rules 13.1. the list referred to in point. 25.7. If the operator or the product does not meet the requirements of the organic farming scheme, biological control authority within five working days after the inspection shall take a decision concerning the non-inclusion of operators on organic farming scheme and to notify the operator. 25.8 the Operator on a quarterly basis (quarterly, no later than the last month the fifth day) by the control authorities in the information about changes to this rule 25.5 2. the list referred to in point. 25.8 the Operator every year (no later than 1 September) submit proof of payment or the copy of the summary, which shows that in the period from 1 September of the previous year to the current year's august 31, organic products are marketed to the scheme that rule 5.3. the amount referred to in subparagraph. 25.9 If the operator has not submitted the rules to the documents referred to in paragraph 25.8, biological control of the institutions these rules 13.1. the list referred to in subparagraph made a record of the operator's business interruption and the organic farming scheme shall notify the operator in writing. stopping the operation of 26.0 organic scheme, the operator shall notify in writing to the institution of biological control. " 17. Supplement with annex 5 paragraph 1.4 as follows: "1.4. catering company menu with reference to specific national food quality schemes product." 18. Replace annex 6 in point 2.1 of the text "-0,516 ° C" with "text-° C" 0.587. 19. Replace annex 6, paragraph 6, introductory paragraph, the words "not exceeding" Microbiological indicators with the words "microbiological indicators in five sample units does not exceed". 20. Make 6. the title of chapter III as follows: "III. requirements for beef, pork, goat, sheep and rabbit meat and its products". 21. Make the annex 6 paragraph 8 by the following: ' 8. Carcases and offal of animals with concerned Cabinet 2014 12. Regulation No 461-august "requirements for food quality schemes, the implementation, operation, monitoring and control procedures" in chapter II of annex 5, the said claim shall be marked, if the age of the animal at the time of slaughter: 8.1 castrated male bovine animals-not more than 30 months; 8.2. bovine animals other than those referred to in point 8.1 of this annex, no greater than 24 months; 8.3. rabbits, not less than three months. " 22. Replace annex 6 paragraph 9, introductory paragraph, the word "carcase" with the words "split carcase and meat". 23. Replace paragraph 9.1 of annex 6, the words "E, U or R class" with the text "E, U, R or O class". 24. the Express 6. paragraph 10 of the annex by the following: "10." prior to marketing from a slaughterhouse into the deep musculature carcass pH not exceeding 5.8. "
25. Express 6.12.5. subparagraph by the following: "12.5. a food additive prolongation of the storage period, appearance, taste intensifier (E620 to E640) and the desired characteristics of the structure." 26. Replace annex 6, paragraph 13, the word "jēlkūpināt" with the words "cold smoked". 27. Replace paragraph 14 of annex 6 of the table in paragraph 4, the word "jēlkūpināt" with the words "cold smoked". 28. Make the annex 6 paragraph 15 as follows: "15. Meat (excluding skin) the fat and connective tissue content does not exceed the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2011 Regulation (EU) no 1169/2011 on the provision of food information to consumers and on the amendment of the European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006 and (EC) No 1925/2006 and Commission Directive 87/250/EEC , Council Directive 90/496/EEC, Commission Directive 1999/10/EC of the European Parliament and Council Directive 2000/13/EC, Commission Directive 2002/67/EC and 2008/5/EC and Regulation (EC) no 608/2004 repeal of part B of annex VII of the quantity determined in paragraph 17 that the operator annually accredited laboratory and the production of meat, sausage, meat, meat products-not less than 70 percent of meat without the skin. " 29. Replace paragraph 16 of annex 6, the number and the word "1.8 grams" with a number and the word "1.25 grams". 30. Replace annex 6 17.4 in the word "jēlkūpināt" with the words "cold smoked". 31. To supplement annex 6 to 18, 19 and 20 the following: "6. Sausage production uses only natural and edible collagen casings. 19. the Smoked meat products used only in deciduous wood. 20. Smoked meat and smoked meat products at least once a year, the operator shall check the accredited testing laboratory. Verifiable indicators and their rule is the following: 20.1. smoked meat and smoked meat products of benzo (a) pyrene quantity does not exceed 2 mg/kg, as well as benzo (a) pyrene, benzo (a) anthracene, benzo (b) fluoranthene and the total quantity of krizēn (PAO4) not exceeding 12 mg/kg;
20.2. Traditionally, smoked meat and smoked meat products that are smoked and intended for consumption in Latvia, benzo (a) pyrene shall not exceed 5.0 μg/kg, as well as benzo (a) pyrene, benzo (a) anthracene, benzo (b) fluoranthene and krizēn the total quantity does not exceed 30.0 mg/kg. " 32. Deletion of Annex 8, paragraph 1, the words "taking each batch of grain". 33. Replace table 1 of Annex 8-3 and in paragraph 6 the words "and the number not less than 2.0" with the words "and the number not more than 2,0". 34. the Supplement 8. table 1 of the annex to point 7 by the following: "7. Flax seed base humidity,%, not more than 8% in purity, not permitted not more than 2.0" 35. Replace annex 8 of Chapter 2 in the title, the words "rape" with the words "oil". 36. Replace paragraph 3 of Annex 8, the word "rape" with the word "plant". 37. To replace paragraph 8 and table 2, the words "in the name of rape seed" with the words "oil". 38. Express 8. table 2 of annex 3 and 4 by the following: "3. the characteristic color of the grits the color grain grits smell characteristic of grain products, without other smells, humidity no more than 14.0% whole-grown nut content,%, not less than 99.2 waste impurities content,% not more than 0.30 pest infestation is not permissible impurities, metālmagnētisk mg/kg 3.0 4. Flakes characteristic of the color the color grain flakes smell characteristic of grain products, without other smells, humidity% 10.0-14.0 waste impurities content,% not more than 0.35 acidity flakes, in not more than 5.0 pest infestation is not permissible impurities, metālmagnētisk mg/kg not more than 3.0 ' 39.8 of annex 2 expression. table to paragraph 6 by the following: "6. the cold forced crude oil looks like a color characteristic of oil type oil type smell taste typical of the type of oil, without unwanted overtones of the peroxide value, the MEQ. Active O2/kg, not more than 15 acid number, mg KOH/g, not more than 4.0 moisture and volatile matter by weight, not more than 0.2% insoluble impurities not more than 0.05 ' 40. Supplement table 2 of Annex 8 with point 7 by the following: "7. Mann color characteristic of a product characteristic smell product, without other unwanted smells humidity,%, not more than 15.5 pest infestation of ash content is not allowed ,% not more than 0.60 "

41. Make 8. paragraph 10 of the annex by the following: "10." bread and flour products used flour, which complies with the requirements set out in this annex. The bread is not used in the production of food additives. " 42. Delete paragraph 15 of Annex 8, the words "rye and wheat". 43. To supplement annex 8 3.1. subdivision with 16.1 points in this version: "10.0 is used in the production of bread Crumbs and flour products, which comply with the requirements of this regulation. Breadcrumbs correspond to the following indicators: 1. final moisture 10.0 product does not exceed 4%; 16.1 2. E. coli 10 1 cfu/g; 16.1 3. mold: not more than 100 cfu/g 5 × 1. " 44. Express 17 Annex 8 paragraph by the following: "17. the spread of cannabis produced from crushed hemp seed to the masses and not refined cold forced vegetable oil the following proportions: 17.1. crushed hemp seed mass of-70-90%; 17.2. unrefined cold forced vegetable oil – 10-30%. " 45. Make Annex 9 (1) of the following: "1. If the product will be marked with the Cabinet's 2014 12. Regulation No 461-august" requirements for food quality schemes, the implementation, operation, monitoring and control arrangements "annex 5 referred to in chapter II, raw producer and operator, which is a producer of primary products, comply with the requirements of the environment friendly methods for use in horticulture, in accordance with the laws of the State of the European Union and the granting of aid Administration and supervision, environmental, climate, and improvement of countryside 2014 – 2020 programming period and ensure that the vegetables and potatoes would be grown according to the legislation on integrated agricultural products growing, storage and labelling requirements and control procedures laid down in the integrated plant protection the General principles and requirements and their purported entry State plant protection service of the integrated cultivation of agricultural products. " 46. Replace annex 9, paragraph 2, the word "dry" with the words "without unnecessary surface moisture". 47. Replace annex 7, paragraph 9, the word and the number "9." and with numbers and the word "9 and 10". 48. Add to paragraph 7 of Annex 9 to 10. table as follows: "table 10 indicators of quality fresh and peeled, pickled and salted products Product indicator Pointer size Fresh peeled potatoes and vegetables-Mezofil optional anaerobic and aerobic micro-organisms up to 5 x 105 cfu/g 1 moulds and yeast cells not more than 100 cfu/g 1 Acidified, salted vegetables and mushrooms-optional Mezofil aerobic and anaerobic micro-organisms up to 1 x 104 cfu/g 1 moulds and the yeast cells not more than 100 cfu/g salmonella 25 g not permissible "49. Express 10. point 1 of the annex by the following:" 1. If the product will be marked with the Cabinet's 2014 12. Regulation No 461-august "requirements for food quality schemes, the implementation, operation, monitoring and control procedures" in chapter II of annex 5, the scheme provided the raw material producers and operator, which is a producer of primary products comply with the requirements of the environment friendly methods for use in horticulture, in accordance with the laws of the State of the European Union and the granting of aid, administration and monitoring of the environment, the climate and the countryside to improve the 2014 – 2020 programming period and ensure that the fruit and berries should be raised according to the legislation on integrated agricultural products growing, storage and labelling requirements and control procedures laid down in the integrated plant protection the General principles and requirements and their purported entry State plant protection service of the integrated cultivation of agricultural products. " 50. Make 11. Chapter III of the annex the title as follows: "(iii). the requirements for meat of poultry and its products". 51. To supplement the annex to 7.1 points as follows: "7.1 fresh poultrymeat complies with the standard (A) poultrymeat category." 52. To supplement annex 10.4.11. subparagraph after the word "time" with the text "extension of the flavour booster (E620 to E640)". 53. To replace 11. in paragraph 11 of the annex to the text "shall not exceed 1.8 g" with the words "not exceeding 1.25 g". 54. To supplement annex 11 to 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16 as follows: "12. Poultry meat in fat and connective tissue content does not exceed the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2011 Regulation (EU) no 1169/2011 on the provision of food information to consumers and on the amendment of the European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006 and (EC) No 1925/2006 and Commission Directive 87/250/EEC , Council Directive 90/496/EEC, Commission Directive 1999/10/EC of the European Parliament and Council Directive 2000/13/EC, Commission Directive 2002/67/EC and 2008/5/EC and Regulation (EC) no 608/2004 repeal of part B of annex VII of the quantity determined in paragraph 17 that the operator annually accredited laboratory, and poultry products is not less than 70 percent of poultry meat. 13. Smoked poultry meat products used only in deciduous wood. 14. Smoked poultry and smoked poultry meat products at least once a year, the operator shall check the accredited testing laboratory. Verifiable indicators and their rules are as follows: 14.1 smoked poultry and smoked meat products poultry benzo (a) pyrene shall not exceed 2 mg/kg, as well as benzo (a) pyrene, benzo (a) anthracene, benzo (b) fluoranthene and the total quantity of krizēn (PAO4) not exceeding 12 mg/kg; 14.2. traditionally smoked poultry and smoked poultry meat products that are smoked and intended for consumption in Latvia, benzo (a) pyrene shall not exceed 5.0 μg/kg, as well as benzo (a) pyrene, benzo (a) anthracene, benzo (b) fluoranthene and krizēn the total quantity does not exceed 30.0 mg/kg. 15. The manufacture of sausages from poultry meat, using only natural and edible collagen casings. 16. Manufacture of semi-dry and cold smoked sausage from meat of poultry, is not allowed to use phosphates. " 55. Replace annex 13, the words "in the name of and supplements" with the words "dietary supplements, tea and coffee". 56. the supplement to annex 13 paragraph 4 by the following: "4. Tea and coffee in the table comply with certain characteristics. Table quality scores for tea and coffee, no. p. k. Product index Pointer size 1. Tea Mezofil the aerobic and the anaerobic micro-organisms optional up to 5 x 105 cfu/g 1 moulds and yeast cells, not more than 1 500 cfu/g 2. Coffee (including ACORN, chicory, barley) and the aerobic Mezofil optional anaerobic micro-organisms up to 5 × 105 cfu/g 1 moulds and yeast cells not more than 1000 cfu/g Waste impurities content,%, not more than 0.5 "Prime Minister of the Rashness of farming Newsletters Minister John Dūklav to