On Amendments To The Law Of Ukraine "on The Quality And Safety Of Foodstuff And Food Raw Material"

Original Language Title: Про внесення змін до Закону України "Про якість та безпеку харчових продуктів та продовольчої сировини"

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Read the untranslated law here: http://zakon3.rada.gov.ua/laws/show/2809-15

                                                          
With a k o n u r as th h s on amendments to the law of Ukraine "on the quality and safety of foodstuff and food raw material" (Supreme Council of Ukraine (BD), 2005, N 50, 533), the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine about with t and o in l I is: make a change to the law of Ukraine "on the quality and safety of foodstuff and food raw material (771/97-BP) (Supreme Council of Ukraine , 1998, N 19, art. 98), by capturing it in the following wording: "with a k o n u r as th h s about the safety and quality of food products, this law regulates the relationship between the authorities, manufacturers, vendors (vendors) and consumers of food and determines the legal procedure for ensuring the safety and quality of food products that are produced, are in circulation, imported, exported.
P o e and l I General provisions article 1. Terms and their definitions in this Act the following terms are used in the following meaning: agri-food market-a specially equipped and designated place that is used for the provision of services to create adequate conditions for the sale of agricultural products defined in this law;
accredited laboratory-laboratory, which is accredited in accordance with relevant legislation or international procedures of accreditation;
risk analysis-process consisting of three interconnected components: risk assessment, management (control) risk and risk;
arbitration research-laboratory study, conducted at the request of the person who contested the results of previous laboratory research;
flavourings aromatic substances, aromatic preparations, process flavourings, baking flavourings and their mixtures;
aromatic drug product which is not a flavouring substance, concentrated or nekoncentrovanij, which has aromatic properties and who get by implementing appropriate physical processes (including distillation and solvent extraction) or by using the enzimatičnih or microbiological processes from material of vegetable or animal origin, which are taken in the raw state or after processing for human consumption with the use of traditional methods of food preparation (including dehydration , drying and fermentation);
an aromatic substance-a chemical that gives fragrance (aromatizes): by implementing appropriate physical processes (including distillation and solvent extraction) or by using the enzimatičnih or microbiological processes in materials of vegetable or animal origin, which are taken in the raw state or after processing for human consumption with the use of traditional methods of food preparation (including dehydration, desiccation and fermentation);
by chemical synthesis or the selection of chemical methods, and the flavoring for chemical properties is identical to natural substances contained in this matter of vegetable or animal origin as described in paragraph nine of this article;
by means of chemical synthesis, but the flavoring for chemical properties is not identical to natural substances contained in this matter of vegetable or animal origin as described in paragraph nine of this article;
safety of the food product-food product that is the result of the activity of production and circulation, which is carried out in compliance with the requirements set forth by the sanitary measures and/or technical regulations, and provides assurance that the food product does not harm the health of the person (consumer), if it is used for other purposes;
a safe food product-food product, which does not create adverse effects on human health directly or indirectly under the conditions of its production and circulation in compliance with the requirements of the sanitary measures and consumption (use) by appointment;
the State Inspector of the veterinary medicine (hereinafter veterinary inspector)-doctor of veterinary medicine, who works at the State Department of veterinary medicine (hereinafter the Department) and its territorial bodies, regional service of the veterinary-sanitary control and supervision on the State border and transportation, other State institutions of veterinary medicine who have the powers of the State Veterinary Medicine Inspector ex officio, or doctors of veterinary medicine, which is authorized by the Department or in the case of a foreign country in its respective State Veterinary Authority to carry out inspections of animals and food products , the official veterinary service, in order to protect human health and/or the health of the animals and, if it is necessary for international or domestic trade, to their certification according to the requirements of the relevant international organizations and legislation;
veterinary documents-international veterinary certificate veterinary certificate veterinary card and certificate issued by State inspectors for veterinary medicine or authorized doctors of veterinary medicine, confirming the

Veterinary-sanitary status of food products, the official veterinary service.
State Veterinary-sanitary examination-complex necessary laboratory and special studies, which are conducted by specialists of the State Veterinary Medicine veterinary medicine concerning the determination of the safety and quality of food products, the official veterinary service, the further processing or other use, analysis of production technology and process equipment, which must comply with manufacturer and supplier to ensure the safety of the food product;
Veterinary-sanitary condition of confirmation by the veterinary inspector to comply with the veterinary-sanitary requirements on facilities (sites), the official veterinary service;
Veterinary-sanitary requirements-any measures aimed at protecting the life and health of the animals, as well as to protect human health from the joint with animal diseases (zoonoses), including all relevant laws, orders, decrees, zvodi regulations, requirements and procedures including protiepìzootičnì measures, safety criteria of the final product, methods of processing and manufacturing procedures, testing, inspection, certification and approval, workable measures, provisions of relevant statistical methods, sampling procedures and methods of risk assessment associated with the production and circulation of food products, the official veterinary service;
manufacturer – natural or legal person (its branches, affiliates, other separated units, offices), which carries out economic activities in the production of food products, food additives, flavors, dietary supplements, auxiliary materials to processing and auxiliary means and materials for production with the purpose of putting them into circulation, as well as the circulation;
production of economic activities associated with the production of objects of sanitary measures, including all stages of the process, including the production, preparation, mixing and related procedures, processing, filling, packaging, recycling, recovery and other changes the State of the object;
conclusion of the state sanitary and epidemiological expertise regarding the safety of food products-document set forms, in which on the basis of the results of risk analysis and verification (advanced control) provided by the manufacturer or supplier of the sample of the food product, ancillary equipment and materials for the production and circulation of food products, manufacturing technology and processing equipment used in its production is determined by the list of sanitary measures and technical regulations, which must comply with manufacturer and supplier to ensure the safety of the food product;
expert opinion (veterinary)-a document issued by a State laboratory of veterinary medicine, which certifies the suitability or unsuitability to the human consumption of food products, the official veterinary service, or further processing or other use, and analysis of the production technology, which must comply with manufacturer and supplier to ensure the safety of the food product;
relevant international organization, the World Health Organization (who) Commission on Liquidation, the World Health Organization (FURNITURE) and other international organizations, which are recommendations, instructions and standards related to the protection of health and life of people from food risks;
the date of the "take up" (deadline consumption)-a term, after which, under any set of conditions of storage, food product, probably will not have the quality indicators, usually expected by consumers and not considered suitable for implementation;
State sanitary-and-epidemiological expertise regarding the safety of food products-professional activity, which hold the organs, agencies and institutions of the state sanitary and epidemiological service in order to prevent, reduce and eliminate the possible harmful effects on human health of food product and which consists in assessing the risk, determining appropriate sanitary measures and/or technical regulations for production and/or putting into circulation of foodstuffs and verification (advanced control) on compliance with these measures and reglamentam provided by the manufacturer or supplier of the sample of the food product , auxiliary equipment and materials for the production and circulation of food products, as well as new production technologies and processing equipment;
State control activities of public authorities, carried out during the whole production process and/or circulation of objects of sanitary measures to ensure compliance with the relevant sanitary measures and technical regulations by persons engaged in the production and/or circulation of such objects;
State monitoring of residues of veterinary drugs, contaminants in raw foods of animal origin and forage-programs provided by the Sanitary code of land animals FURNITURE;
State supervision-activities of executive bodies, carried out periodically to ensure compliance with

the respective sanitary measures and technical regulations by persons engaged in the production and/or circulation of objects, sanitary measures and technical regulations;
nutritional supplements-vitamin, vitamin-mineral or herbal supplements separately and/or in combination in the form of pills, tablets, powders, which are taken orally along with food or added to food within the physiological norms for comparison with normal food intake of these substances; dietary supplements also contain or include different substances or mixtures of substances, including protein, carbohydrates, amino acids, edible oils and extracts of plant and animal materials that are deemed necessary or useful for nutrition and overall health;
auxiliary material for recycling-any material, except for materials, food, machinery and equipment, which are not consumed in a meal by themselves, and are used during the production or processing of food product or its components to achieve a production target, the result of which is the presence of residues or derivatives forming substances in the end product;
tools and materials for the production and circulation of materials or substances, including equipment and accessories, the unit packaging (containers) in contact with food and thus may affect their safety;
operational permit-a permit, which is issued to the respective Chief State sanitary doctor and/or with the appropriate Chief State Inspector of veterinary medicine operator facilities (object) on the basis of checking compliance with these facilities (facilities) of sanitary measures and technical regulations, and allows the operator to capacity (object) to carry out economic activity in accordance with this law;
label-any identification tag, label, label that contains pictures or inscriptions, written, printed, recorded using a stencil, vitisnenì or vdavlenì and attached to the unit packaging (container) with food;
not ("edalterovanij") food products-food product is considered unfit to human consumption ("edalterovanim"), if he: contains a toxic or harmful substance, which makes it dangerous for human health (with the exception of matters which are not added substances, if the substance is present at levels that are not considered harmful for human health);
contains added poisonous or harmful substances (with the exception of pesticides in agricultural raw materials as well as food additives, dyes or medicines for animals that are allowed and do not exceed the established maximum residue limits or levels of inclusion);
does not meet the required minimum quality specifications;
prepared, packed, or in any other way produced or distributed in such a way or in such circumstances that can cause pollution and risks to human health;
fully or partially obtained from sick animals or animals that was zabitoû in any other way than on the skotobìjnì, which is under supervision;
located in a container or package which is partially or totally composed of poisonous or harmful substances (substances) that can make food product dangerous to human health;
purposefully subjected to ìrradìacìï, except for the use of ìrradìacìjnoï technology for reasonable technical purposes and according to established international requirements in the safe use and application of radiation ionizing technologies;
contains a food supplement that is not approved for use in Ukraine, or food supplement, which is not permitted for use in a food product, or food additive approved for use in certain food product, but was included in the amount that exceeds the level of impurities set sanitary measures or technical regulations, or, if absent, the level of impurities, relevant international organisations;
contains pesticides or veterinary pharmaceuticals or their remnants that are not permitted in the food product, or remnants of pesticides or veterinary drugs in the food product in excess of the maximum residue limits established by sanitary measures, or, if the latter are missing, the maximum limits of the balance established by the relevant international organizations;
If any useful ingredient was partially or completely excluded from the food product, if any substance has been partially or completely replaced in the food product if damage or nedobroâkìsnìst′ of the food product was hidden in any way or to increase the volume or weight, or reduce its quality or properties, or unreasonably (arbitrarily) makes it more attractive or that has a higher value;
otherwise does not match the corresponding sanitary measures or technical reglamentam;
pollution-making or existence (hitting or kontaminatsija) hurmful substance in a product or in objects with which the foodstuff in contact;
zabrudnûûča substance-any biological substance, including organisms, microorganisms and their parts, or a chemical that impurity or other substance that puts

threat to the safety and suitability of food product;
interested trade partners — States and other subjects of international law that are multilateral and bilateral agreements, a party which is also a Ukraine that regulate the application of sanitary measures, as well as members of related international organizations, a member of which is the Ukraine;
set of rules-the collection of by-laws in the field of the safety and quality of food products;
identification procedure-confirmation of compliance of parameters, biological, physical and chemical parameters and properties specific to this type of food product, the parameters and properties, which are listed at etiketuvannì this food product, as well as the procedure of confirmation of well-known names of this type of product, trademark and/or commercial (brand) name;
koptil′nij koptil′nij-flavoring extract, which is used in the traditional processes of koptìnnâ of food products;
meat-all edible parts of the animals;
maximum residue limit (the maximum level of residues)-maximum content in food or animal feed of certain substances, including pesticides, veterinary drugs, feed additives, residues of auxiliary material for recycling and other chemical or biological substance, which deliberately used and/or the required technology for the cultivation, storage, transport, food production and the remains, including a derivative of the substance, such as conversion products of metabolism , reactions that are toksikologìčne and are dangerous for people in case of exceeding their maximum allowable content in foods consumed by humans;
Max-maximum content (concentration) hurmful substance in a product or feed for animals that are possible for such a product;
international veterinary (HealthDay) certificate-the certificate, the form and the content of which corresponds to the recommendations of the relevant international organizations and issued a State doctor of veterinary medicine in the country of export in accordance with the instructions of the relevant international organisations and certifies the health of animals and/or requirements for the protection of human health, which must meet the food product exports;
international standards, instructions and recommendations, standards, instructions and recommendations developed and adopted by the Commission on Liquidation, the who, the FURNITURE and other international organisations, which are recommendations, instructions and standards related to the protection of health and life of people from food risks;
minimum quality specifications specifications as set out in the form of organoleptic, chemical, biological and physical characteristics of a food product, which must meet a certain food product in order to be considered suitable for human consumption during his lifetime;
good practice-the practice of food production and auxiliary equipment and materials for the production and circulation of foodstuffs, which is necessary for the production of safe and quality products that meet the technical reglamentam, sanitary measures and other requirements that are defined in this Act;
an adequate level of protection of the health of the people-the level of protection that is considered sufficient when developing sanitary measures for the protection of health and life of humans from adverse impact, about which developed these sanitary measures, that is an acceptable level of risk of the occurrence of adverse effects;
the dangerous factor (in food)-any chemical, physical, biological factor, a substance, material or product that influences, or under certain conditions or concentration levels can negatively affect through food on human health;
dangerous food products-food product which does not meet the requirements established by this law;
valid international veterinary (HealthDay) certificate-the certificate that is issued using contains incomplete or inaccurate information, the period of validity of which expired, has nezasvìdčenì corrections or erasures, contains conflicting or incompatible information drawn up in a language that is not compatible with the official samples of certificates issued for food products, the import of which is prohibited or otherwise meets the requirements of the country of destination of the food product;
raw food product of animal origin-meat, fish, shellfish and crustaceans, including fresh, chilled or frozen, and the eggs, milk, honey and their products, which were produced by changing their original condition without the addition of food additives, flavourings or other food products;
wrong bulleted foodstuff-food product is considered wrong markovanim: label fake or misleading;
food product sold under the name of the product;
the information on the label is represented by non-governmental language;
food product packed, filled in bottles or prepared in a way that is misleading;
label food product does not meet the mandatory requirements of the law regarding the labeling of the food product;

the label contains the words, phrases or data that are difficult to read or understand the ordinary consumer the usual conditions of use, display and sale of goods;
food product has been permitted radìoaktivnìj processing in any form for the purpose of preserving and ensuring the safety of the food product, and information about the name and address of the manufacturer that made the liquid processing, is not indicated on the label according to the labeling requirements, specified in this Act, except for the nefasovanogo product that does not have labels and information about which should accompany the treatment to be provided in the accompanying document, which certifies that that nefasovanij food product has been radìoaktivnìj processing;
new food product-food product, including the ingredients of such a food product that is not yet coming into the consumer market, because this food product: has a new or intentionally modified the original molecular structure;
contains or consists of genetically modified organisms;
is made of, but does not contain genetically modified organisms;
contains or selection of the microorganisms, fungi and algae;
contains or selected from plants and food ingredients, selected with the animals, except for foods, including ingredients of these foods obtained by traditional methods of breeding animals and have a history of safe food consumption;
produced by applying a production process that has not previously been used and which may lead to significant changes in the composition and structure of the foods or food ingredients and these affect their nutritional value, metabolism or level of the hazardous factors;
objects of sanitary measures-foods, including foods for special dietary consumption of functional foods and food additives, flavorings, dietary supplements and auxiliary materials to processing, tools and materials for the production and circulation;
circulation-move (transportation) or storage and any actions associated with the transition of ownership or possession, including a sale, Exchange or donation;
equipment and supplies-equipment, machines, kitchen supplies, kitchen equipment, cutlery, tools and other features of the surface which are directly in contact with the food product during its production and circulation;
the required parameters that scientific and reasonable and approved in the order established by legislation order parameters (sanitary standards), including the maximum residue limit (hereinafter-UKRAYINA MMZ), maximum level (hereinafter-MP) the permissible daily dose (hereinafter-DDD), the level of impurities, failure to comply with which foods can lead to adverse effects on human health;
the unit packaging (container)-any packaging, including the wrapper, regardless of material and form, which partially or completely covers the food product for supply as a separate unit (container can contain multiple packages);
operator of production facilities that are provided in this law activities, using the power of (objects) that are part of his right of ownership or use;
risk assessment-scientific and reasonable process that consists of the identification of the hazards, characteristics of the hazard, impact assessment, risk characteristics;
party-any defined quantity of the food product with the same name and properties, which produced identical conditions on the same power (the object);
pesticides-toxic substances, their compounds or mixtures of substances of chemical or biological origin intended for destruction, regulation and termination of development of rodents, weeds, wood or shrubs, zasmìčuûčih fish species and harmful organisms as a result of which affects plants, animals, people and worse sorry material values and people who consume foods if the residual levels of pesticides in foods exceed UKRAYINA MMZ. In addition to pesticides include substances intended to regulate plant growth defolìanti, desiccants, thinning zav'âzej or containment of germination, as well as substances that are applied before or after harvest to protect goods from damage during the period of storage and transportation, except fertilizers, nutrients for plants and animals and veterinary preparations;
notice of risk-the risk of mutual exchange of information between experts from the risk assessment, persons engaged in risk management, interested trade partners and other interested parties;
nutritional value-all the basic natural ingredients of the food product, including carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals and salts;
tag date-mark, which is used in accordance with the provisions of this Act to confirm the suitability of the raw food product of animal origin for human consumption;
power (objects)-the territory, building or complex of buildings, facilities, buildings, equipment and other means, including vehicles, used in the production or turnover of objects of sanitary measures;

acceptable certificate-international sanitary or veterinary certificate that is not invalid or fal′sifìkovanim;
the suitability of the food product or appropriate food product-food product or foodstuff, which is acceptable for human consumption, that is safe and meets the minimum specifications of the quality according to its intended purpose;
border State Inspector of the veterinary medicine (hereinafter-the border veterinary inspector) veterinary inspector of the respective qualifications, which authorized the Department to verify the import, transit and export shipments of food products, the official veterinary service, as well as allow the import or export of products depending on their suitability for human consumption, and issuing international veterinary certificates;
border inspection posts-power (objects) that are located in the point of crossing the State border of Ukraine, including items on car roads, train stations, airports, sea and river ports, the appropriate State control (inspection) of imported and exported goods from goods that moved through the State border of Ukraine;
border sanitary inspector-official state sanitary-epidemiological service of the respective qualifications, which authorized the Chief State sanitary doctor of Ukraine to check the import, export and transit goods with objects of sanitary measures, with the exception of food products, the official veterinary service, as well as allow the import or export of products depending on their suitability for human consumption;
reference (arbitration) laboratory-authorized in accordance with the Chief State sanitary doctor of Ukraine and/or the main State Veterinary Inspector of Ukraine the laboratory involved as a "third party" when resolving disputes the results of the laboratory tests;
risk-the possibility of and the likely extent of the effects of the negative influence of objects of sanitary measures for a certain period of time;
the level of inclusions-the maximum permissible amount (content) of a substance that can be used in the food product, or added to it;
solvent for extraction of any substance to dissolve food product or any of its component, including any hurmful substances contained in the food product or on its surface, which is used in the implementation of the procedure of extraction during the processing of foods or ingredients of these foods and which should be deleted, since it may lead to the unintentional, but technically the imminent appearance of residues or derivatives in foods;
advanced control-validation process safety and minimum QoS object sanitary measures on the basis of his laboratory research that is veterinarnoû or sanìtarnoû services according to their competence;
vegetable products (foods of plant origin)-mushrooms, berries, vegetables, fruits and other foods of vegetable origin, intended for human consumption;
sanitary food safety measure (hereinafter-cleaning event)-the application of any other laws, decrees, regulations, requirements and procedures for the protection of life and health of the people of the risk arising from food additives, contaminants, toxins or disease causing organisms in food, their health service and food, state veterinary service, which is mandatory. Sanitary measures include, in particular, the required parameters of the safety of the final product; methods of processing and production; procedure examination, inspection, certification and approval; provisions on relevant statistical methods; procedures for sampling and methods of risk assessment; requirements for packaging and labeling that directly relate to the safety of food products;
sanitary inspector-official state sanitary-epidemiological service, which has a special medical education and authorized to perform state sanitary-epidemiological supervision;
certificate of fitness for human consumption of the year accountability document published by the results of State control or greater control in accordance with the Chief State sanitary doctor or the main state veterinary inspector in accordance with the competency and certifies the suitability of food product for human consumption by purpose;
agricultural production-agricultural food products of animal and vegetable origin, intended for human consumption in a raw or a 10-State as ingredients for food;
a standard is a document approved by the Executive power central body for technical regulation and consumer policy, which is set for General and systematic use of rules, instructions or specifications of products, related processes and services, compliance with which is

optional. The standard does not contain requirements concerning the safety of food products, established sanitary measures, and may include or be fully dedicated to the requirements concerning marking, packing, marking and labeling of a product or process, as well as the requirements of the terminology that is used on a process, product or service;
deadline date-the time interval specified by the manufacturer of the food product during which, in the case of compliance with the appropriate conditions of storage, transportation, foodstuff stores the compliance with the mandatory requirements of safety and minimum quality specifications;
technical regulations-regulatory act, approved by the Executive power central body for technical regulation and consumer policy, which specifies the characteristics of the product or related processes and production methods, including the relevant administrative provisions, the implementation of which is compulsory. Technical regulations do not contain requirements concerning the safety of food products, established sanitary measures, and may include or be fully dedicated to the requirements regarding terminology, notation, packing, marking and labeling regarding the product, process or method of production;
technological flavoring product, obtained in accordance with proper practices of production, by heating (to a temperature not exceeding 180 (grad.) C, no longer than 15 minutes) a mixture of ingredients not necessarily must have flavours properties and at least one of which must contain nitrogen, and another to be the reducing sugar;
authorized laboratory-accredited laboratory, which the respective State authority entitled to test (to measure preferences, analyze) according to the specific methods and procedures, food products, food additives, dietary supplements, auxiliary materials to processing, tools and materials for the production and circulation to conduct advanced control (inspection);
risk management-the process of choosing alternative solutions on the basis of the results of the risk assessment and, if necessary, selection and implementation of appropriate controls (control), including regulatory measures;
Sham (international sanitary or veterinary) certificate-a certificate that is not approved for use or issued with violation of form, established an official certification body in the country of the exporter, or issued is not authorized on this individuals, organizations, other entities, or contains false or unreliable information;
functional food product-food product, which includes as a component of drugs and/or proposed to prevent or mitigate the flow of human disease;
food additive is any substance that is not usually considered a food product or an, but is added to a food product with technological purpose during production, and that as a result of becoming an integral part of the product (the term does not include contaminants, pesticides or substances added to food to improve their nutritional properties);
foodstuff (food)-any substance or a product (raw, including agricultural products, raw, napìvobroblenij or processed), intended for human consumption. Food product includes drink, chewing gum and any substance, including water, intentionally incorporated into the food product during manufacture, preparation or treatment;
foods for special dietary consumption (use)-foods that are specially processed or formulated to meet the specific dietary needs that exist across a particular physical or physiological state of human and/or a specific illness or disorder and implemented as such, including food products, children's food, food for the athletes and the elderly. The composition of such food should largely differ from the usual products of this kind, if such ordinary foods exist, but may not be substitutes for drugs;
HACCP (hazard analysis and control (Regulation) in critical points)-a system for the identification, evaluation, analysis and control of risks that are important for the safety of food products;
the quality of the food product-the degree of perfection of properties and characteristic features of food product that can meet the needs (requirements) and wishes those who consumes or uses this food product;
international sanitary certificate-the certificate, the form and the content of which corresponds to the recommendations of the relevant international organizations and issued to the competent authority of the country of origin and certifying the suitability of food product for human consumption, excluding the products under control veterinary service;
processing, ribodobuvnì, fish processing, dairies-the power of any form of property, processing meat, raw commodity milk, live, chilled or frozen fish and other seafood in order to obtain the finished food products;
venture wholesale store raw foods of animal origin (holodokombìnati, refrigerators,

specialized warehouses)-power of any form of ownership, storage of raw materials and ready-made food for certain conditions in order to further wholesale realization;
official (authorized) a doctor of veterinary medicine specialist veterinary medicine, appointed By and/or its territorial bodies for performance granted him official authority related to the protection of life and health of animals and the protection of the health of the people from the common of animals diseases (zoonoses), inspection of controlled goods (goods) and the issuance of the necessary accompanying veterinary documents.
Article 2. The law on the safety and quality of food legislation on safety and quality of food products is composed of this law and other acts of legislation issued pursuant to it.
Special legislation for certain categories of food must comply with the provisions of this law.
The action of this law does not apply to tobacco and tobacco products and special requirements for food products, related to the presence in them of genetically modified organisms or their components, which are subject to the regulation of special legislation, as well as foods produced for personal consumption.
P o e and l II PART of the STATE in ensuring the SAFETY and QUALITY of FOODSTUFFS Article 3. State ensuring the safety and quality of food products, the State ensures the safety and quality of food products in order to protect the life and health of the population from harmful factors that may be present in food products by: setting the required parameters of food safety;
establishing minimum specifications of food quality in technical regulations;
installation of sanitary measures and veterinary-sanitary requirements for capabilities (objects) and to persons who are employed in the production process, sale (supply), storage (exhibits) of food products;
ensuring the safety of new food products for consumption by people before the start of their circulation in Ukraine;
setting standards for foods for their identification;
ensuring the availability of food for special dietary consumption of functional foods and dietary additives declared the special characteristics and their safety for consumption by humans, including persons who have special dietary needs;
informing and raising the awareness of manufacturers, sellers (suppliers) and consumers regarding the safety of food and good manufacturing practices;
installation requirements for the knowledge and skills of responsible personnel of manufacturers, sellers (suppliers);
the establishment of requirements concerning the State of health of the responsible personnel of manufacturers, sellers (suppliers);
participation in the work of relevant international organizations that set sanitary measures and standards of food products at the regional and global levels;
the exercise of State control over the facilities (sites), which are produced and processed products that constitute a significant risk to the health and life of people;
the exercise of State supervision for the purpose of verifying the performance of producers and sellers (suppliers) of objects of sanitary measures, the requirements of this law;
violations of this law and the implementation of the necessary measures to bring to justice persons who do not meet the provisions of this law.
Article 4. Authorities to ensure the development, approval and implementation of sanitary measures for the safety and quality of food products 1. The system of State bodies within their competence to ensure the development, approval and implementation of sanitary measures, as well as State control and supervision of their implementation include: the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine;
the central body of the Executive power with health issues;
State sanitary-epidemiological service of Ukraine (hereinafter-Sanitary Service);
State service of veterinary medicine of Ukraine (hereinafter-the Veterinary Service);
the central body of the Executive power on the issues of agricultural policy;
the Central Executive Body for technical regulation and consumer policy.
2. The central executive body in the field of health is the body which approves the adequate level of protection of human health, the safety of the options required and minimum specifications of food quality, set of rules and proper practices of manufacture of food products and coordinates the activities of executive bodies on the issues of the safety and quality of food products.
Article 5. Food and power (objects), run by the Health Service and the veterinary service 1. Sanitary service performs State supervision (state sanitary-epidemiological supervision) for all objects of sanitary measures. Sanitary service carries out State control in certain health law cases in the following food products at (sites) with their production and/or circulation (hereinafter-the foods under the health service):

1) all food products for special dietary intake;
2) all functional foods;
3) all food products, except in the second this article.
2. Veterinary Service carries out State control and State supervision of such food products (hereinafter referred to as food, veterinary service): 1) raw foods of animal origin at (sites) of their production;
2) all herbal products, agricultural products and raw foods of animal origin sold in agro-food markets.
3. Veterinary Service carries out State control of production and finished products at meat processing, fishing, fish processing, dairy enterprises that use raw foods of animal origin as raw material, storage and wholesale enterprises of unprocessed food products of animal origin.
Article 6. The powers of the Health Service of Sanitary Service: 1) takes part in the work of the National Commission of Ukraine with the Liquidation of the questions belonging to her competence, including development and review sanitary measures;
2) establishes sanitary (sanitary) requirements for capabilities (objects) in the production and circulation of food products, food additives, flavors, dietary supplements, auxiliary equipment and materials for the production and circulation of, auxiliary materials for recycling;
3) approves the required settings for the safety of food and other items of sanitary measures;
4) implements and carries out State supervision over the implementation of sanitary measures in compliance with the requirements of legislation concerning real sanitary measures that regulate the protection of life and human health, and leads the State monitoring of its results;
5) consults and conducts training of producers and sellers (suppliers) concerning systems HACCP or similar systems to ensure the safety of the food production, the official health service;
6) carries out State supervision over the introduction of HACCP systems and similar systems of quality assurance and safety, which are used by manufacturers of food products, the official health service, food additives, flavors, dietary supplements and auxiliary materials to processing and sellers (suppliers) of food products, food additives, flavors, dietary supplements and auxiliary materials for recycling;
7) is carrying out State control and/or State supervision at (sites) for the production of food products, the official health service, food additives, flavors, dietary supplements and auxiliary materials for recycling;
8) carries out State control and/or State supervision at all facilities (sites) with a circulation of foods, food additives, flavors, dietary supplements and auxiliary materials for recycling;
9) shall issue a certificate of fitness for human consumption at the request of interested parties on the basis of the results of the extended control over food products;