CE Europäische Union
  • 65 - Landwirtschaft

Products of animal origin

Commission Delegated Regulation amending Annexes II and III to Regulation (EC) No 853/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards specific hygiene requirements for certain fresh meat, fishery products, dairy products and eggs (Text with EEA relevance). Language(s): English. Number of pages: 14

The main purposes of the revision are to:

-        introduce specific requirements for dry-ageing of beef, subject to a transitional period;

-        amend the transport conditions of carcases and certain cuts of domestic ungulates and harmonise the testing of the surface temperature of such meat;

-        allow the transport of farmed game slaughtered on the farm, to be transported to a game handing establishment;

-        introduce alternative options to demonstrate the effectiveness of heat treatments of milk;

-        allow the flavouring of eggs under certain conditions;

-        introduce provisions to slightly decrease the temperature for slicing fresh or processed fishery products or to increase the temperature of frozen fishery products and the prohibition to store or transport fishery products at that temporarily technologically-required temperature.