Rs 910.124 Order From Eaer Of 11 June 1999 On Minimum Requirements For The Control Of Appellations Of Origin And Protected Geographical Indications (Ordinance On The Control Of The Pdo And The Pgi)

Original Language Title: RS 910.124 Ordonnance du DEFR du 11 juin 1999 sur les exigences minimales relatives au contrôle des appellations d’origine et des indications géographiques protégées (Ordonnance sur le contrôle des AOP et des IGP)

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910.124 order of the DAVIS on the minimum requirements for control of designations of origin and protected geographical indications (Ordinance on the control of the PDO and the PGI) of June 11, 1999 (Status January 1, 2015) the federal Department of the economy, training and research (DAVIS), view the art. 18, al. 2, the order of 28 May 1997 on the PDO and the PGI, stop: art. 1 minimum control requirements the certification body must: a. carry out the initial approval of all of the production companies, transformation or development; b. check the flow of goods; c. control the correct use of traceability marks; d. ensure that the process conditions are met; e. overseeing the testing of the final product.

Art. 2 frequency of inspections the certification body control the structural conditions during the initial approval of each company.
Control the flow of goods, traceability and the conditions related to the process is made at least every two years in business transformation and development, and at least every four years in farms of Summering. In production companies, it is performed on a representative sample of companies.
The testing of the final product is made each year on a representative sample of companies for the protected geographical indications (PGI). For the labels of protected origin (PDO), he held at least once per year in each production, transformation or business development involving the final product on the market. When a company brings to market the production of several operators, the testing of the final product must be carried out on a sample of the lots of every operator.
If an irregularity is found, the company is systematically recontrôlée.

New content according to section I of the O of the EAER from 29 oct. in force since Jan. 1, 2014. 2015 (2014 3907 RO).
New content according to section I of the O of the Nov. 16 EAER. 2007, in force since Jan. 1. 2008 (2007 6115 RO).

Art. 3 structural conditions and conditions related to the constraints of the specifications essential to the character of the product include: a. the conditions related to the facilities techniques (structural conditions); b. the conditions related to the process of production, transformation or development (related to the process conditions).

Art. 4Marque of traceability traceability brand is an indelible mark affixed to each product unit, which identifies the batch and the producer. When the nature of the product does not lend, the traceability mark is affixed on the packaging of the product ready for consumption.

New content according to section I of the O of the EAER from 29 oct. in force since Jan. 1, 2014. 2015 (2014 3907 RO).

Art. 5 test the final product testing of the final product is composed of a physical exam and chemical and organoleptic examination.
The organoleptic examination aims to check the conformity of the products to the sensory description contained in the specification.

The sampling is carried out under the responsibility of the certification body. The organoleptic examination is done by the applicant group under the responsibility of the certification body.

New content according to section I of the O of the Nov. 16 EAER. 2007, in force since Jan. 1. 2008 (2007 6115 RO).
Repealed by no I of O of the Nov. 16 EAER. 2007, with effect from Jan 1. 2008 (2007 6115 RO).

Art. 6 report the certification body reports annually to the federal Office of agriculture by name protected, containing: a. the list companies controlled, distributed in the categories 'production', 'transformation' and 'development'; (b) the total quantity of products marketed under the protected name; c. the number and type of corrective actions and withdrawal of certification by protected denomination.

Art. 7 access to companies and documents the certification body must ensure: a. that he has access at all times to businesses; b. it can see all the documents useful for the certification.

Art. 8 control manual the certification bodies, in collaboration with the group who filed an application for a PDO or a PGI, translated into a control manual the procedures provided in this order.
Control manual is an integral part of the system of insurance of the quality of the certification bodies.
The updated version of the systems of the quality of certification bodies is filed at the federal Office of agriculture.

Art. 9 entry into force this order comes into force on July 1, 1999.

RO 1999 2214 the designation of the administrative unit has been adapted to 1 Jan. 2013 in application of art. 16 al. 3 o from 17 nov. 2004 on official publications (RS 170.512.1). This mod has been taken throughout the text.
RS 910.12 State on January 1, 2015

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