Microbiological criteria for foodstuffs

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Legislation

European Legislation

Commission Regulation (EC) No 2073/2005 (OJ L338, p1, 22/12/2005 ) of 15 November 2005 on microbiological criteria for foodstuffs

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National Legislation

European Union (Microbiological Criteria for Foodstuffs) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No 474 of 2012)

Amended by: 

  • European Union (Microbiological Criteria for Foodstuffs) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No 301 of 2013)
  • European Union (Microbiological Criteria for Foodstuffs) (Amendment) Regulations 2014  (S.I.No. 15 of 2014
  • European Union (Microbiological Criteria for Foodstuffs) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 (S.I. No. 425/2020)

 

For food businesses supervised by the Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine (DAFM), the Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority (SPFA) and Local Authorities

European Communities (Food and Feed Hygiene) Regulations 2020 (S.I. No. 22 of 2020)

 Amended by:

S.I. 474 of 2012 as amended, applies to all food business operators involved in the processing, manufacturing, handling and distribution of food, including retailers and caterers with the exception of those food businesses engaged in activities which are subject to the European Communities (Food and Feed Hygiene) Regulations 2020 (S.I. No. 22 of 2020), only to the extent that the food business engages in those activities

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

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Last reviewed: 30/3/2021

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