Veterinary Requirements Of The Bovine, Ovine, Caprine And Porcine Species, Fresh Meat And Meat Products Imports From Third Countries

Original Language Title: Veterinārās prasības govju, aitu, kazu un cūku, svaigas gaļas un gaļas produktu importam no trešajām valstīm

Subscribe to a Global-Regulation Premium Membership Today!

Key Benefits:

Subscribe Now

Read the untranslated law here: https://www.vestnesis.lv/ta/id/88006

 
Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 205 in Riga, 30 March 2004 (pr. No 17, 15) veterinary requirements of the bovine, ovine, caprine and porcine species, fresh meat and meat products imports from third countries Issued in accordance with article 25 of the law of veterinary medicine of i. General questions 1. determines the veterinary requirements: 1.1. breeding, animal products and slaughter cows and swine imports from countries which are not Member States of the European Union (hereinafter third countries);
1.2. the breeding, rearing, fattening and slaughter of sheep and goats imported from third countries;
1.3. bovine (including Bubalus Bubalus and Bison Bison breed), sheep, goats and pigs (animals) the fresh meat and meat products from third countries.
2. the rules shall not apply to: 2.1 the animals just for grazing or for working within the European Union;
2.2. regulations on the movement of fresh meat (which implements the European Council 26 June 1964 to Directive 64/433/EEC on health problems affecting intra-Community trade in fresh meat, article 5) and the regulations referred to in paragraph 30 of the fresh meat;
2.3. the fresh meat and meat products that meet the following conditions: 2.3.1. located in the luggage of travellers and intended for consumption in their diet (meat imported from third countries, not more per kilo);
2.3.2. small batches sent to private persons, provided that it is not used for profit (meat imported from third countries, not more per kilo);
2.3.3. It provides for international flights for consumption by the crew and passengers of the vehicle.
II. requirements of the bovine, ovine, caprine and swine imports 3. In Latvia, the animals may be imported from a third country or part of the territory of a third country, which included the European Commission, the countries or parts of countries listed, of which allowed the export of animals to the European Union.
4. from a third country may import animals: 4.1 comply with the veterinary requirements laid down by the European Commission, imports from the country concerned, according to the species and destination;
4.2 before export in the territory of a third country, held six months or since birth in the case of animals less than six months, but in the case of animals for slaughter, — three months, or since birth in the case of animals less than three months.
5. In Latvia, the animals may be imported from a third country in which: 5.1 the last 12 months have been free from the following diseases: rinderpest 5.1.1;
5.1.2. the contagious bovine pleuropneumonia;
5.1.3. the blue tongue disease;
5.1.4. African swine fever;
5.1.5. the pig infectious encephalomyelitis (Teschen disease);
5.1.6. small ruminants plague;
5.1.7. the epizootic haemorrhagic disease;
5.1.8. sheep pox;
5.1.9. goat pox;
5.1.10. Rift Valley fever;
5.2. in the past 6 months is not found in the contagious vesicular stomatitis;
5.3. in the last 12 months, the animals have not been vaccinated against this provision in paragraph 5.1 above diseases;
5.4. in the last 12 months the animals have not been vaccinated against foot-and-mouth disease;
5.5. the past two years has not been free of foot-and-mouth disease;
5.6. not imported animals vaccinated against foot-and-mouth disease in less than a year ago;
5.7. the animals for export to the European Union, have not been vaccinated against foot-and-mouth disease.
6. In Latvia, the animals may be imported from a third country, in which animals vaccinated against foot-and-mouth disease, if you meet the following requirements: 6.1 planned to export the animals have not been vaccinated against foot-and-mouth disease;
6.2. carry out bovine foot-and-mouth disease virus test (using the-faringeāl scrape laring method (probang test)), you must obtain a negative result;
6.3. the serological tests carried out in bovine animals (laying down the foot-and-mouth disease virus antibodies), to obtain a negative result;
6.4. before exporting animals isolated for 14 days in a quarantine station in the official veterinarian (food and veterinary service of the veterinary inspector or a food and veterinary service veterinarian or other Member State or third country designated by the competent central authority of the veterinarian);
6.5. the quarantine station in animals not vaccinated against foot-and-mouth disease during the 21 days prior to export;
6.6. the quarantine station for 21 days prior to export imported animals that differ from the animals of the consignment;
6.7. imported animals quarantined for 21 days.
7. In Latvia, the animals may be imported from a third country in which the last two years of foot-and-mouth disease, if its representative ensures that these rules are respected, 5.4, 5.6 and 5.7 5.5. the requirements referred to in point.
8. If the food and veterinary service finds that the third State vaccination against foot-and-mouth disease virus A, O and C use low quality vaccine, it shall prohibit the cows, sheep, goats and pigs in the territory of Latvia from that third country. The food and veterinary service shall inform the other Member States and the Commission of the decision taken.
9. Latvia is authorised for imports of pigs from third countries in which: 9.1 the last 12 months has been found in swine classical fever;
9.2. during the previous 12 months have been prohibited vaccination against classical swine fever;
9.3. are not imported pigs vaccinated against swine classical fever less than 12 months ago.
10. from a third country may import animals, if you have filled in the veterinary health certificate (original) in accordance with European Union legislation.
11. the animals intended for Slaughter after importation in Latvia led directly to a slaughterhouse and, within five working days after arrival at the slaughterhouse are slaughtered.
12. food and veterinary service, on the basis of the animal health situation, you can identify the slaughterhouse that delivered this provision mentioned in paragraph 11.
III. Requirements for imports of fresh meat from third countries in Latvia 13 may import fresh meat obtained from animals for three months before being slaughtered or since birth in the case of animals less than three months, held in a third country or part of the territory of a third country, which included the European Commission and the countries in the list of countries from which fresh meat is authorised to export to the European Union.
14. in Latvia from third countries authorised to import fresh meat which complies with the requirements of these provisions and the veterinary requirements laid down by the laws of the European Union for the import of fresh meat from that country.

15. the fresh meat may be imported from a third country, in which during the preceding 12 months: 15.1. rinderpest has not occurred, the African swine fever, Teschen's disease and classical swine fever;
15.2. the prohibited animal vaccination against classical swine fever;
15.3. the animals have not been vaccinated against this provision in paragraph 15.1 above diseases.
16. Latvia may import of fresh meat from a third country in which the endemic occurrence of foot-and-mouth disease (strains A, O and C), in the event of an outbreak of disease, there is no systematic slaughter and animals vaccinated against foot-and-mouth disease, subject to the following conditions: 16.1 the European Commission authorised the export of fresh meat to the European Union from the country concerned or its region;
16.2. the meat is mature, pH control, deboned and the major lymph nodes removed.
17. Latvia is authorised for imports of fresh meat from a third country, in which animals vaccinated against foot-and-mouth disease strains SAT or Asia 1 with vaccines, subject to the following conditions: 17.1. exporting country is recognized by the European Commission in the region in which prohibited vaccination against foot-and-mouth disease;
17.2. the exporting country during the last 12 months has been free of foot-and-mouth disease;
17.3. the meat is matured, deboned and the major lymph nodes removed;
17.4. the meat exported not less than three weeks after slaughter of the animals.
18. in Latvia the prohibited import of this provision the offal 17 referred to a third country.
19. from a third country may import carcases and half carcases of swine, bovine, ovine and caprine, carcasses, half carcasses and quarter carcasses, if possible to reconstruct the entire carcase of an animal.
20. from a third country may import fresh meat, if it meets the following requirements: 20.1. it is from the slaughterhouse, which included the European Commission's list of slaughterhouses, of which allowed the export of fresh meat to the European Union;
20.2. has been obtained from animals which after slaughter before and in accordance with the laws and regulations (which implements the European Council 26 June 1964 to Directive 64/433/EEC on health problems affecting intra-Community trade in fresh meat) has seen official veterinarian and obtained satisfactory results;
20.3. treated and marked according to the law (which implements the European Council 26 June 1964 to Directive 64/433/EEC on health problems affecting intra-Community trade in fresh meat);
20.4. the health inspection is stored and transported in accordance with the laws (which implements the European Council 26 June 1964 to Directive 64/433/EEC on health problems affecting intra-Community trade in fresh meat).
21. Contact with fresh meat to follow the laws of the European Union in certain hygiene requirements.
22. This provision 19. in the case referred to in paragraph in Latvia from a third country may import: 22.1. half-carcases, half-carcases, divided into more than three parts, quarter and offal, if they comply with the rules in paragraph 20 and 21 above;
22.2. the fresh meat that is split into more than four parts, meat, bones, offal and beef liver, cut from a company that is recognized by the European Commission, cutting and slicing operations.
23. from a third country may import this rule 22.2. the meat referred to in (a), subject to the following additional requirements: 23.1. it is obtained, cut, investigated and put up (if required) according to the law (which implements the European Council 26 June 1964 to Directive 64/433/EEC on health problems affecting intra-Community trade in fresh meat);
23.2. European Union veterinarians have carried out in the animal health inspection of meat needed to determine its compliance with the requirements of this regulation.
24. from a third country may import meat chopped into pieces that are less than 100 grams, if it derived from the cheek muscles or the brain and meet this provision in paragraph 20 and 23.
25. These regulations 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 and 24 above requirements shall not apply to fresh meat, which is not designed for 25.1.: for human consumption;
25.2. designed for exhibitions, study or analysis;
25.3. for the supply of international organisations.
26. This rule 25.2. the objectives indicated in paragraph meat used after the exhibition, research or analyses are exported from the territory of the European Union or destroyed.
27. in Latvia authorised to import fresh meat intended that rule 25.3. the purpose stated in the paragraph, if the third country has received permission from the European Commission to take such action. The food and veterinary service will ensure that the international community needs the imported meat would not be traded.
28. in Latvia the prohibited from a third country to import: 28.1. fresh meat from boars and cryptorchid pigs;
28.2. the fresh meat from animals which have been used in legislation on the prohibition of certain substances having a hormonal substances (which implement the 1981 Council of Europe July 31 of Directive 81/602 on the prohibition of certain substances having a hormonal substances and the Council of Europe on 7 March 1988 of Directive 88/146 on the specific hormonal substance ban for herds) in certain hormonal substances;
28.3. fresh meat which stated: the laws of 28.3.1. certain hormonal substances prohibition (which implement the 1981 Council of Europe July 31 of Directive 81/602 on the prohibition of certain substances having a hormonal substance in article 4 and the Council of Europe on 7 March 1988 of Directive 88/146 on the use of certain hormonal ban herds 2 and article 7) the specific hormonal substances;
28.3.2. antibiotic residues exceeding the European Union allowed the statutory amount.
28.3.3. pesticide residues in excess of the European Union the statutory permitted;
28.3.4. human health, harmful substances in excess of the European Union the statutory permitted;
28.4. fresh meat treated with ionizing or ultraviolet radiation;
28.5. fresh meat treated with products that may affect the structure of the meat or organoleptic characteristics;
28.6. fresh meat that was used for the labelling of substances not included in the legislation (which implements the European Council 26 June 1964 to Directive 64/433/EEC on health problems affecting intra-Community trade in fresh meat 1. Chapter XI of the annex to the requirements of paragraph 58);

28.7. fresh meat obtained from animals which after slaughter are found before or tuberculosis (any form);
17.9. fresh meat which found alive or not alive cisticerk (cysticerci Bovis, the cysticerci cellulosa), pigs, Trichinella (Trichinella spiralis);
46.8. fresh meat obtained from animals slaughtered too early;
28.10. blood;
No 28.11. Malta, very finely chopped, finely chopped (pieces weighing less than 100 grams) and mechanically recovered meat;
No 28.12. Heads of bovine animals, muscle and other tissues of the head (excluding the tongue).
IV. Requirements for imports of meat products from third countries 29. from a third country may import meat products produced only/partly from fresh meat meeting the requirements of this regulation or for the Member State of the European Union and meet the following requirements: 29.1. is manufactured by, which is included in the European Commission's list of establishments from which allowed the export of meat products to the European Union;
29.2. is manufactured according to the European Union set out;
29.3. is investigated, put up (if necessary), labelled and stored in accordance with the laws and regulations (which the European Council of 21 December 1976 Directive 77/99/EEC on health problems affecting meat products and certain other products of animal origin, production and marketing of requirements), non-irradiated with ionizing radiation and the manufacturer indicated that the optimum temperature for storage and transport.
30. in Latvia authorised to import meat products from a third country or region of a third country, which included this provision in paragraph 13 on the list, but which is not allowed to bring meat products into the European Union, provided that the products in question meet the following requirements: 30.1. is from food companies, which the European Commission has recognized a particular meat product manufacturing;
30.2. is produced from fresh meat meeting the requirements of this regulation and is from the slaughterhouse, which the European Commission recognised the meat supplies this rule 30.1. an undertaking referred to in point;
30.3. is marked according to the European Union legislation;
18.9. is roasted in a hermetically sealed container (at a value of 3.00 or more Foam).
31. Meat products into circulation in compliance with the laws on hygiene requirements food chain.
V. Common requirements for fresh meat and meat products from third countries imports 32. Latvia from third countries of fresh meat/meat products are imported together with the exporting third country, the official veterinarian on veterinary health certificate and health certificate (annex), which satisfies the following requirements: 32.1. Latvian language and is filled in in one of the official languages of the Member State in which the import checks carried out;
32.2. is on one page;
32.3. is issued per beneficiary;
32.4. represents the meat/meat products in compliance with the requirements of this regulation.
33. the health certificate shall be issued on the day on which the fresh meat or meat products are loaded for export at galamērķvalst.
34. The food and veterinary service licences from third countries imported into Latvia, fresh meat and meat products in the territory of Latvia only after the official veterinarian has carried out the necessary robežkontrolpunkt the study and said that the fresh meat or meat products comply with the requirements of this regulation.
35. In Latvia, the third country to import fresh meat and meat products which do not meet the requirements of this regulation, the food and veterinary service sent back by the exporting third country or ensure the destruction of the territory of Latvia.
36. food and veterinary service in Latvia authorise imports of fresh meat and meat products which do not comply with the conditions of these rules, if they are not intended for human consumption and do not pose a threat to human and animal health, and have been imported from a third country that included this provision in paragraph 13 of that list. Such fresh meat and meat products are prohibited to be exported outside the territory of Latvia.
37. If the fresh meat or meat products comply with the requirements of these regulations and the food and veterinary service allowed them to import on the territory of Latvia, the official veterinarian who carried out the provisions referred to in paragraph 34 of the study, presented the certificate of inspection for imports according to the following requirements: 37.1. robežkontrolpunkt or fill in fresh meat/meat products at the place of storage;
37.2. issued on the day on which the fresh meat/meat products are loaded for dispatch to the country of destination;
37.3. fill in at least one of the official languages of the country of destination country languages;
37.4. ensure that the original of the certificate be with fresh meat or meat products.
VI. final question 38. Regulations shall enter into force by 1 May 2004.
Informative reference to European Union Directive provisions included in the law arising from the European Council of 12 December 1972 directives 72/462/EEC on health and veterinary inspection issues, importation of bovine animals and swine and fresh meat from third countries.
Prime Minister i. Emsis Minister of Agriculture m. Roze Editorial Note: rules shall enter into force on 1 May 2004.
 




 
Minister of agriculture m. rose