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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 356 in 2015 (30 June. No 30 33) pesticide residue control procedures of plant and animal origin published in accordance with the law of the food chain monitoring 10. the third paragraph of article i. General questions 1. determines the order in which the samples are taken and shall prepare and evaluate the results of the study to control pesticide residues in products of plant and animal origin (hereinafter referred to as products). 2. The terms used in the following terms: 2.1. analytical part: a representative quantity of product in the determination of pesticide residues from the analytical sample; 2.2. analytical sample: quantity of product prepared for analysis from the laboratory sample; 2.3. overall format-each primary meat, poultry meat, also a sample taken from the lot or a combination of the primary sample (well mixed) plant products, eggs and egg products, milk and milk products; 2.4. laboratory test sample-sample sent to the laboratory. It is a representative quantity of product taken from the total sample; 2.5.-one or more sample units taken from the unit as a whole, or part, of the product taken from the larger quantities of a product. The sample is representative in relation to the lot and the total sample or animal in connection with the content of pesticide residues, but not necessarily for other characteristics; 2.6. the sample size, the number of items or quantity of product constituting the sample; 2.7. sampling-procedure used to take and prepare a sample; 2.8. the worker – the food and veterinary service (hereinafter service) or the national plant protection service officer, who is authorized to take samples; 2.9. the sampling device: 2.9.1. tool such as scoop, Cup, knife or fork probe, that is used to retrieve a unit from bulk material or from a large package, including barrels, large cheese and meat, including poultry, units (which are too large to be taken as primary samples); 2.9.2. the tool, such as sample dividers used to prepare a laboratory sample of the total sample or analytical part of the analytical model; 2.10. batch-a quantity of the product shipped at one time and what is known is that this product is a homogeneous characteristics (such as origin, producer, variety, Packer, type of packing, markings, consignor); 2.11. primary sample – one or more units from a single place in the lot; 2.12. the unit-less in a separate part of the lot, shall be taken to prepare the primary sample or part thereof. 3. Pesticide residue limits are defined in the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 February 2005, Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 on maximum residue levels of pesticides in or on food and feed of plant and animal origin and amending Council Directive 91/414/EEC (hereinafter Regulation No 396/2005), II and III. 4. the service provides information to the European Commission, the European food safety authority, the Member States of the European Union and the Ministry of Agriculture under Regulation No 396/2005, article 31, paragraph 1 of the said requirements. 5. in all the sampling, preparation and analysis stages follow precautionary measures to prevent the pollution and deterioration of the sample, which may affect the analytical results. 6. a worker is responsible for all procedures related to sample preparation, packaging and delivery to the laboratory.
II. Primary sample and bulk sample preparation 7. In the case of a consignment consisting of several units, the batch size or boundaries are hard to determine, every car, truck or ship's cargo is treated as a separate batch. 8. Shipment is one lot or batch compilation of multiple. Lot grading or manufacturing process can be mixed. 9. If the consignment consists of several lots, and it is possible to determine their origins (for example, different producers), a sample shall be taken from each lot separately. 10. the unit comprises: 10.1. each whole vegetable or fruit or natural bunch. Fresh fruit or vegetables do not rotate; 10.2. healthy, not broken eggs; 10.3. the whole of the animal body part or organ, or part of it – the big animals, their parts or organs. To prepare the units for body parts or organs can be cut; 10.4. any whole or part of the carcase, or whole organs – small animals, their parts or organs; 10.5. the smallest individual packaging, if sampling of packaged products. If the smallest packages are very small, the unit consists of several packages. If the smaller package is very large, the Unit prepared using a sampling device; 10.6. of the bulk material and the large packaging considered part of the product (for example, from the barrel, from a large cheese packaging). 11. Each primary sample is taken from a randomly chosen spot in the lot. The primary sample is taken in quantities to ensure the required number of laboratory samples from the bulk sample. 12. If from plant products, eggs and egg products, or in the case of milk and milk products in view of the party more than one primary sample, each primary sample consists of approximately equal parts of the total sample. 13. the minimum number of primary samples to be taken from the lot in accordance with the provisions of annex 1. Randomly selected primary samples of meat, poultry, party also takes in accordance with the provisions of annex 2. If you suspect that a lot of content too much pesticide residues, sample taken in accordance with the provisions of annex 2. 14. Description of primary samples and minimum size of laboratory samples shall: 14.1. meat and meat products, including poultry meat and poultry meat products-these terms in annex 3; 14.2. products of plant origin – this provision in annex 4; 14.3. eggs and egg products, milk and dairy products – this provision in annex 5. 15. in order to prepare the primary sample or laboratory sample, unit turns or terminates, unless the unit is not designed to split this provision in annex 3.
III. preparation of laboratory samples 16. If the total sample is larger than needed for the distribution of the laboratory sample to ensure a representative part. 17. the representative of the part to use the sampling device, splitting into four parts or other appropriate size reduction technique. 18. in view of the laboratory sample or more laboratory samples, as needed while having a parallel laboratory sample. 19. in view of the laboratory sample, prepare a sampling protocol. Protocol: 19.1. identifies the lot (indicates its origin, owner or supplier of the product name, the quantity of product), record the date and place of sampling, as well as other information that may be relevant; 19.2. Specifies the sampling method; 19.3. list all deviations from the sampling methods. 20. The sampling protocol shall be drawn up in triplicate. One copy: 20.1. is added for each laboratory sample (also parallel to the model); 20.2. remain at the workers; 20.3. the batch is issued to owner or his representative. 21. Laboratory sample shall be placed in a clean, inert container (container) that protects from pollution, damage and leakage. The package is sealed and labelled and accompanied by the sampling protocol. 22. laboratory sample and the laboratory test sample take the parallel to the laboratory as quickly as possible, subject to the conditions of storage of the product. If there is a chance that the sample could spoil before it is delivered to the laboratory, meat, poultry meat, well before frozen samples.
IV. Analytical sample preparation laboratory sample of 23 allocated to each laboratory identification number. The date of receipt of the samples, sample size, and the identification number of the entry of the laboratory sampling protocol. 24. the analytical samples from the laboratory sample as early as possible. If the quantity of pesticide residues is calculated for the product, including the parts that are not analysed, including canned stone fruits tiles, indicates parts separated. 25. the analytical sample and mix well to take the analytical part of the representative. Analytical part size is determined according to the method of analysis and the mixing efficiency. 26. Crushing and blending techniques does not affect existing analytical model in pesticide residue. To minimize the impact on pesticide residue quantity change, analytical processing of samples under appropriate conditions. 27. If the product can affect pesticide residue and alternative procedures are not available, the analytical part consists of whole units or segments taken from whole units. 28. If the analytical part consists of several whole units or segments and cannot be considered representative respect to the analytical sample analysed enough parallel part to obtain reliable results. 29. If the analytical part is stored before analysis, method and time of storage must not affect the determination of pesticide residues.
V. evaluation of the results of the analyses
30. The analytical results obtained from one or more laboratory samples. Results confirmed by the supporting quality control data. 31. If residues exceeding the maximum residue level established their identity and confirm the concentration, making re-analysis of one or more of the test parts. Test parts are taken from the original laboratory sample or laboratory samples of the original. 32. Pesticides shall be limited to the total sample, representative of the lot. 33. If the total of the sample results exceeds the quantity of pesticide residues laid down in Regulation No 396/2005, annex II and annex III service shall decide on the party's non-compliance with the rules laid down, taking into account: 33.1. results obtained from one or, if necessary, a number of laboratory samples; 33.2. the reliability and accuracy of analysis, which shows the supporting quality control data. 34. The batch complies with the rules laid down, if the analytical result shall not exceed the amount of pesticide residues laid down in Regulation No 396/2005 in annex II and annex III. 35. where a party does not comply with the rules laid down, parallel laboratory samples shall be stored in the laboratory for two weeks after the test report. 36. If the owner of the party or its representative wants to use the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004, Regulation (EC) No 882/2004 on official controls performed to ensure the verification of compliance with feed and food law, animal health and animal welfare rules (hereinafter Regulation No 882/2004), article 11, paragraph 5 of the proposed right to re-examine After the party, the lab owner or his representative, the request shall send a parallel investigation of the laboratory sample to the owner of the party or its representative designated laboratory which complies with Regulation (EC) No 882/2004 article 12 paragraph 2. 37. parallel laboratory investigation costs shall be borne by the owner of the party or its representative.
Informative reference to European Union Directive provisions included in the law arising from the Commission of 11 July 2002 Directive 2002/63/EC laying down Community methods of sampling for the official control of pesticide residues in and on products of plant and animal origin and repealing Directive 79/700/EEC. The Prime Minister is the Rapidity of the farming Minister Newsletters John Dūklav annex 1 Cabinet 30 June 2015 regulations no 356 of the party primary to be the minimum number of sample No. p. k. Type of product from the party of primary samples to be taken for a minimum number 1. Meat, including poultry 1 if you suspect that a lot of content too much pesticide residues, sample taken in accordance with the provisions of this annex 2. Other products 2.1. packaged or bulk products can be considered as homogeneous or well-mixed 1partij can be mixed, such as sorting or manufacturing process 2.2. packaged or bulk products that may not be well mixed or homogeneous plant primary foodstuffs, which is composed of large units, the minimum number of primary samples to meet the minimum number of units required for the laboratory and coincides with this provision of the annex 4 contains the minimum number of units of the laboratory sample to 2.2.1. lot weight (kg) 220.127.116.11. < 18.104.22.168.50 50 3-500 5 22.214.171.124. > 500 10 2.2.2. tin cans, cartons or other containers in the lot number 126.96.36.199. 1-25 1 188.8.131.52. 26-100 5 184.108.40.206. Minister of Agriculture John 100 10 > Dūklav annex 2 Cabinet 30 June 2015 regulations no 356 randomly selected primary samples of meat, including poultry, the lot, to detect inappropriate pesticide residues No. p. k. Non-compliant residues in the lot of a chance occurrence (%) The minimum number of primary samples to be taken (n0) required to detect pesticide residues not complying with the following probability 90% 95% 99% 1. 90 1-2 2. 80-2 3 3. 70 2 3 4 4. 60 3 4 5 5. 50 4 5 7 6. 40 5 6 9 7. 35 6 7 11 8. 30 7 9 13 9. 25 9 11 17 10. 20 11 14 21 11. 15 15 19 29 12. 10 22 29 44 13. 5 45 59 90 14. 1 231 299 459 15. 0.5 460 598 919 16. 2301 2995 4603 0.1 notes. 1. the samples chosen randomly. 2. If the number of primary samples to be taken is greater than approximately 10% of all the units in the batch, the number of primary samples to be taken can be less, and is calculated using the following formula: n = n0 that (1 + (n0-1))/N n – the minimum number of primary samples to be taken; No – the number of primary samples to be taken in accordance with this annex; N – number of units in the lot from which a primary sample can be obtained. 3. If a single primary sample is taken, the probability of detecting non-compliance is similar to the irregular occurrence of pesticide residues. 4. Accurate or other probabilities or different incidence of non-compliance to the number of samples to be calculated using the following formula: p = 1-(1-i) n, where p-the probability (expressed as fractions, rather than as a percentage); I – non-compliant residues in the lot (expressed as parts and not as a percentage); n-the number of samples. Agriculture Minister John Dūklav annex 3 Cabinet 30 June 2015 regulations no 356 primary description of samples and minimum size of laboratory samples to meat and meat products, including poultry meat and poultry meat products No. p. k. Examples of the classification of goods in the primary sample to be taken for each laboratory sample minimum quantity (I). The primary products of animal origin 1. The meat of mammals. To control the fat soluble residues for compliance with maximum levels of pesticide residues, samples shall be taken in accordance with paragraph 2 of this annex 1.1. large mammals-all carcase or the party, typically ≤ 10 kg, cattle, sheep, pigs, all or part of the diaphragm, if necessary, with the neck muscle 0.5 kg 1.2. small mammals-all carcase rabbits all carcase or hindquarters 0.5 kg after skinning and boning 1.3. mammalian meat parts – an open, fresh, chilled, frozen, packaged or otherwise quarters, neck-shoulder pieces, back, chest, waist, shoulder the entire unit or any unit or a large part of 0.5 kg after boning 1.4. part of the mammalian meat-frozen, in the case of loose quarters, neck-shoulder-pieces of the cross section of the container takes the frozen meat or whole separate parts of the meat after boning 0.5 kg 2. Mammalian fats, carcass fat also. Fat samples taken under this annex 2.1., 2.2. and 2.3.) (the conditions can be used to determine the FAT or the entire product compliance with the maximum levels of pesticide residues for 2.1. large mammals-whole carcases, or half, usually ≥ 10 kg of bovine, ovine, porcine kidney, abdominal subcutaneous fat, or cut out of one animal 0.5 kg 2.2. small mammals under conditions of slaughter-of whole carcases or half 2 kg turkeys, geese, cocks, capons, Duck thighs, legs and the rest of the dark meat 0.5 kg after skinning and boning 4.2. on average, poultry carcases (0,5-2 kg) chicken, Guinea fowl, chicken thighs, legs, and the rest of the dark meat at least 0.5 kg from three birds after skinning and boning 4.3. small poultry carcases
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