Rules For Animals And Food Of Animal Origin Products And Procedures Issued By The Veterinary Health Certificates

Original Language Title: Noteikumi par dzīvnieku un dzīvnieku izcelsmes pārtikas produktu apriti un kārtību, kādā izsniedz veterināros (veselības) sertifikātus

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Read the untranslated law here: https://www.vestnesis.lv/ta/id/116187

Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 677 in Riga 2005 6 September (pr. Nr. 50) rules for animals and food of animal origin products and procedures issued by the veterinary health certificates Issued in accordance with article 25 of the law on veterinary medicine and point 7 i. General questions 1. determines the food of animal origin destined for the acquisition of animals and food of animal origin products (all stages related to food products of animal origin, production, processing, distribution beginning with the origin of food products to the consumer at the end getting), or the order in which the issue of animals and foodstuffs of animal origin veterinary health certificate. 2. food and veterinary service (hereinafter service) in the monitoring of compliance with these rules and controls to the operator the operation would not cause infectious diseases spread in animal populations and human society. II. Requirements for animals and animal food chain 3. Edible products of animal origin can be obtained from animals whose health status is recognized by the food and the animals concerned: 3.1 stayed in accommodation establishments in the national territory or in a part thereof, which is not the subject of animals and food of animal origin products distribution restrictions due to the outbreak of an epizootic disease or contagious disease of aquaculture animals in the case of an outbreak of communicable diseases laid down in the laws and regulations of the fish and bivalve molluscs against infectious diseases and veterinary requirements for fish and shellfish, aquaculture aquaculture animals and products and offers in the market;
3.2. the slaughtered in an enterprise where no sick animals or have been suspicious of epizootic animal disease with the nature of infectious diseases, aquaculture animals not found in infectious diseases, identified in the regulations of the fish and bivalve molluscs against infectious diseases and veterinary requirements for fish and shellfish, aquaculture aquaculture animals and products and offers in the market. After the slaughter of the inspection does not identify these infectious disease agents;
3.3. in accordance with the legislation on veterinary requirements of fish and shellfish, aquaculture aquaculture animals and products and offer market procedures if they are aquaculture animals. 4. Restrictions on the animal food chain, acquired in the national territory or in a part thereof, which lays down a marketing or other business constraints, does not apply and of products allowed to acquire, produce, process and distribute, provided that all the measures laid down in the law on the Office of epizootic diseases and the prevention of threats, and edible products of animal origin shall comply with the following requirements: 4.1. food products of animal origin are not derived from animals originating in the storage, which found with epizootic diseases in nature possible ill or sick animals;
4.2. processing edible products of animal origin in the company is acquired, processed, transported and stored separately from other animal food products which comply with all the laws and requirements of the animal health, or that activities are carried out at different times;
4.3. before the restriction of food of animal origin products to the company and the restrictions of the area before leaving the service has received an authorisation issued;
4.4. restriction by the edible products of animal origin after processing company have clearly identifiable and separate from the restrictions on non-edible products of animal origin;
4.5. edible products of animal origin, which causes pollution or the threat of negative effects on the animal health situation, exposed to destruction;
4.6. the restriction of animal origin food products are processed in the specified undertaking of the service. 5. Fresh meat which complies with the provisions referred to in paragraph 4, the requirements: 5.1. processing under this provision of the annex;
5.2. shall be marked with the health mark shall, subject to the following conditions: 5.2.1. health marking of fresh meat has two intersecting diagonal lines that highlight the middle of right angles. Intersecting lines do not affect the perception of the information on the labelling;
5.2.2. the fresh meat in the form of an oval health mark shall be produced in accordance with this provision, paragraph 5.2.1., and it is 6, 5 cm wide and 4 cm high. Oval shape in the top third of health marking indicates the country code capital letters-EN, the middle third of the approval number of the slaughterhouse, granted by the laws on food Enterprise recognition and registration in the order, but the bottom third of the initials: EEC;
5.2.3. the fresh meat in the form of an oval health mark in letters not less than 0, 8 cm, but the height of the digits, not less than 1 cm;
5.2.4. in the fresh meat in the form of an oval health mark is allowed to put information about vets who concludes a contract with the territorial departments of the Service Manager for the right to carry out inspection (hereinafter referred to as the veterinarian) and has carried out the health inspection of the meat;
5.2.5. the oval shapes the health marking may be labelled only by an official veterinarian, who according to competency made by animal health requirements;
5.3. acquiring, processing, processing and disseminating the European Union legislation. 6. From aquaculture animals and products which do not comply with the provisions referred to in paragraph 3, the conditions obtained, handled, processed, and distributed by European Union law. III. the veterinary health certificate procedure 7. before a veterinary health certificate issuance service to obtain food for animals and food of animal origin veterinary checks in the following cases: 7.1 if the animals and food of animal origin for the export of products from Latvia to trade on the market of the European Union need to issue veterinary health certificate in accordance with European Union law, adopted in cases provided for by legislation on veterinary requirements and procedures for the control and monitoring of products of animal origin trade with Member States of the European Union;
7.2. If, based on European Union law, animals and food of animal origin products have been granted derogations from the requirements of this regulation. 8. After a veterinary health certificate of approval of the European Commission, in the light of this provision 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14 the criteria laid down in paragraph 1, draw up a veterinary health certificate. The certificate shall be issued for the export of cargo service Inspector (hereinafter Inspector) or an authorised veterinarian. 9. the inspector or an authorised veterinarian or animal food products of animal origin shall be issued by the veterinary health certificate, signature and stamp each page of a document or page, if the veterinary health certificate consists of more than one full page. 10. Veterinary health certificate drawn up and completed in one of the following languages: 10.1 the European Union in the official language of the Member State receiving the animal or animal food products, as well as the Member States of the European Union's official language, which the animal or foodstuffs of animal origin cargo crossing, if the cargo is carried out border checks. If a veterinary health certificate is not specified in the Member States of the European Union in the official languages, which the animal or animal food products, and the cross is carried on cargo border control or document is not specified in the load of the beneficiary country, the official veterinary health certificate is required for official translations in that language;
10.2. other Member States of the European Union in the official languages of the European Union, if the competent authorities of the Member States, carried out a veterinary health certificate control, agrees that language use and language completed the veterinary health certificate shall not create differences between national competent authorities. 11. Animals or animal food products required on the occasion of a veterinary health certificate. 12. The veterinary health certificate meets one of the following requirements: 12.1. single it's not shared pages;
12.2. it is designed to both sides of a single sheet, which is one single document;

12.3. It consists of several consecutive pages, indicating the specific page from the total number of pages, if the veterinary health certificate is issued to more than one full page. 13. The animal health certificates numbered with a unique identification number (a number which is unique and not repeated identification system). If the veterinary health certificate consists of more than one full page, unique number shall be indicated on each page. 14. a veterinary health certificate issued with animals or animal food products before they are exported from the territory of Latvia. IV. Animal and animal food products from third countries 15. Latvia authorised to import animals and foodstuffs of animal origin from third countries, if their acquisition, production, processing and distribution of these provisions meet the requirements laid down in chapters II and III, or the countries concerned provides similar animal health guarantees. Service without notice according to the competency of the company to determine the control of animals and food of animal origin products with the regulatory requirements. 16. in Latvia authorised to import animals and animal food products from a country that is not a Member State of the European Union (hereinafter third country), if it is included in the list approved by the European Commission. 17. the Imported animals and foodstuffs of animal origin from third countries, is required by a veterinary health certificate drawn up in accordance with this provision, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14 of these requirements and which States that: 17.1. animals or animal food products comply with these rules and regulations for human health in the food chain and animal health conditions, requirements or veterinary health certificate shall certify an equivalent requirements;
17.2. the animals and edible products of animal origin, comply with the specific animal and food products of animal origin for import requirements of European Union law. 18. Imported animals and foodstuffs of animal origin from third countries, the service accepts for review and control of veterinary health certificates drawn up in the Russian language, English or another European Union Member State in which the competent official agrees to use carrying out veterinary health certificate control, and if it does not cause disputes between the competent national officials. 19. The veterinary health certificate according to the laws and regulations on human health in the food chain and animal health conditions can include other requirements. Informative reference to European Union Directive provisions included in the law resulting from the Council of Europe of 16 December 2002 Directive 2002/99/EC laying down the animal health rules governing animal production, processing, distribution and introduction of products intended for human consumption. Prime Minister a. Halloween Minister of Agriculture m. Roze attachment Cabinet on 6 September 2005, regulations no 677 of food of animal origin products no p.k. foodstuffs of animal origin handled in the name of the infectious diseases foot-and-mouth disease, classical swine fever swine vesicular disease African swine fever bovine plague Newcastle disease avian influenza sheep and goat pox fresh meat, minced meat, meat products and meat preparations 1. Heat treatment in a hermetically sealed container with an fo value of 3.00 or more (F0 value represents effect of processing, which provides bacteria spore destruction. An F0 value of 3.00 means that the coldest point in the processing of the product is done enough to ensure the equivalent effect of product treatment at 121 ° C for three minutes with immediate heating and chilling) + + + + + + + + 2. Heat treatment during which the internal temperature of the product reaches a minimum of 70 ° C + + + + + + 0 + 3. Heat treatment during which the internal temperature of the product reaches not less than 80 ° C + + + + + + + + 4. Heat treatment in a hermetically sealed container , during which temperatures reach at least 4stund of not less than 60 ° C but not less than the product within 30 minutes the temperature is 70 ° C + + + ++ – – + 5. Nine months of natural fermentation and maturation of bone-in meat, after which the Aw levels no higher than 0.93 or pH no higher than 6.0 + + + ++ 0 0 0 6. Nine months of natural fermentation and maturation of bone-in meat after which the Aw levels no higher than 0.93 or pH no higher than 6.0. During fermentation provides conditions that protect products from contamination + ++ 0 0 0 0 0 7. obtaining processing salami criteria determined by the European Commission + ++ 0 + 0 0 0 8. Ham and fillet processing includes natural fermentation and maturation: ham, not less than 190 days, fillet, not less than 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 140 days +. Heat treatment where a product is provided inside the temperature not lower than 65 ° C, in order to achieve pasteurization effects equivalent to or greater than 40 + 0 0 0 0 0 0 + milk and milk products (including cream) 10. processing 132 ° C for not less than one second + pH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11. Milk below 7.0, apply temporary pasteurization processing high temperature + 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 milk pH 7.0. or more than 7.0 apply double pasteurization process for high temperature + 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 notes. +-product processing efficiency. 0-products processing efficiency is not assured.
Minister of agriculture m. rose