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Animal offal

PROYECTO de Modificación a la Norma Oficial Mexicana NOM-060-ZOO-1999, Especificaciones zoosanitarias para la transformación de despojos animales y su empleo en la alimentación animal (Draft amendment to Mexican Official Standard NOM-060-ZOO-1999, Animal health specifications for the processing of animal offal) Language(s): Spanish Number of pages: 9

The notified Mexican Official Standard is binding throughout the national territory and establishes specifications to regulate the use and processing of animal offal and by-products, and the marketing of flour and meal of animal origin and their use in animal feed, in order to ensure that these processes do not constitute an animal health risk with regard to transmissible spongiform encephalopathy.

It applies to natural and legal persons responsible for establishments processing or rendering tissues of animal origin, slaughter, cutting and processing plants that produce offal, whether or not they have their own rendering plant, and establishments marketing meat, bone or mixed flour or meal, whether of domestic or imported origin, as well as those engaged in the manufacture and marketing of animal feed, whether commercially or for their own use.

The Standard does not apply to fat, processed tallow, milk protein, gelatine, fish flour, feather meal or animal blood and its components.