Live animals and food of animal origin
Draft Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) supplementing Regulation (EU) 2017/625 of the European Parliament and of the Council with specific requirements for the performance of official controls on the use of pharmacologically active substances authorised as veterinary medicinal products or as feed additives and of prohibited or unauthorised pharmacologically active substances and residues thereof (Text with EEA relevance).
Official controls must be performed by the competent authorities regularly, on a risk basis and with appropriate frequency. This draft delegated Regulation provides additional requirements (based on Article 19(2) of Regulation (EU) 2017/625) to those laid down in a related draft implementing Regulation (notification G/SPS/N/EU/572). This draft delegated act lays down rules on specific requirements for the performance of official controls in the production process of animals and targeted towards primary products of animal origin, on the use of pharmacologically active substances, authorized as veterinary medicinal products or feed additives, and on the use of prohibited or unauthorized pharmacologically active substances, and on the residues of such substances, regarding combination of substance groups and commodities groups, and relevant criteria to be considered for sampling strategy