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Decree No. 68 of 2015 (III. 30.) of the Government specifying the tasks in the field of the agriculture of county level governmental offices.

This Decree states that the minister in charge of agricultural affairs shall excersise the powers of controlling and techical supervision of county governmental offices in respect of food-chain control, forestry, hunting, fishery, animal protection, wine production, plant production, soil protection, animal breeding, agricultural damage valuation and...
Hungary
2015 (2015)

Decree No. 36 of 2014 (XII. 17.) FM of the Ministry of Agriculture concerning information related to food.

This Decree shall be applied to packaged food intended to final consumption. Special provisions addresses labeling of and information regarding food containing allergens and intolerance substances. Lot identification is also ruled by this Decree. ...
Hungary
2014

Decree No. 30 fo 2014 (XII. 5.) FM of the Ministry of Agriculture on the extension of market measures concerning the controlling activity of the National Council of Wine Growers Associations in connection with the improvement of traceability of winery products without a geographical indication and the related control fee.

This Decree provides rules of control of treacability from the producer to the consumer of wine products without geographical indication. The controlling authority is the National Council of Wine Growers' Associations. A control fee is to be paid to the National Council for its controlling activity...
Hungary
2014

No. 49 of 2014 (IV. 29.) VM concerning limit values of contaminants and harmful substances of natural origin in food, and regarding requirements relative to food contact substances and objects.

This Decree lays down limit values of certain contaminants of technological and environmental origin and of harmful substances of natural origin, and provides requirements relative to certain food contact substances and objects. Annex 1 contains limit values of technological contaminants and requirements regarding food contact substances...
Hungary
2014

Decree No. 34 of 2013 (V. 14.) VM of the Ministry of Rural Development concerning the procedure of certification, production, marketing, labeling and control of agricultural products and food deriving from organic agriculture.

This Decree applies to the internal organic production, preparation, distribution and labeling and to the recognition, control and operation of certification bodies. Articles 3 and 4 contain provisions regarding the recognition procedure, requisites to be met by the applicants and documents to be presented to the...
Hungary
2013

Decree No. 39 of 2013 (II. 14.) Korm. of the Government concerning the production, placing on the market and control of tobacco products and concerning combined warnings and detailed rules of imposition of the health protection fine.

This Decree shall apply to tobacco products produced and distributed in Hungary, except for the cases under Article 16. Title 1 contains general provisions, among which definitions. Title 2 regards the production and importation of tobacco products. Title 3 sets out limit values for certain substances....
Hungary
2013 (2015)

Decree No. 82 of 2012 (VIII. 2.) VM of the Ministry of Rural Development concerning the manufacturing formula sheet.

This Decree shall apply to producers processing food destined to final consumers or to other food users, except for small producers and catering services. Producers must prepare a manufacturing formula sheet before the production of each food product. The formula sheet must contain the data listed...
Hungary
2012 (2012)

Decree No. 74 of 2012 (VII. 25.) VM of the Ministry of Rural Development on the use of certain voluntary distinctive signs on food.

This Decree sets out rules regarding the use of voluntary distinctive information by food producers on labels, images and during advertisement of food with the scope of getting the attention of consumers. This Decree must be applied to food distributed in Hungary of which label, presentation...
Hungary
2012

Decree No. 51 of 2012 (VI. 8.) VM of the Ministry of Rural Development laying down food-safety rules of local producers’ markets.

This Decree foresees certain facilitations and integrations of food hygiene rules on local producers’ market, compared with the requisites determined by EU regulation concerning the hygiene of foodstuffs. ...
Hungary
2012

Decree No. 45 of 2012 (V. 8.) VM of the Ministry of and Rural Development laying down health rules as regards animal by-products not intended for human consumption.

This Decree, in line with EU norms, lays down public health and animal health rules applicable to animal by-products (except for those listed in Par. 2 of Art. 2. of EU Regulation), in order to prevent and minimize risks to public and animal health arising from...
Hungary
2012 (2012)

Decree No. 24 of 2012 (III. 9.) VM of the Ministry of Rural Development concerning the harvesting of subterranean mushrooms.

According to the provisions of this Decree, any person harvesting subterranean mushrooms (truffles) must be adequately trained and qualified (Art.1.). Truffle harvesting is subject to prior written permit issued by the forest manager and shall be done only with trained truffle searching dogs. Article 6...
Hungary
2012 (2012)

Decree No. 22 of 2012 (II. 29.) of the Government concerning the National Food-Chain Safety Office.

The National Food Chain Safety Office is a governmental authority under the direction of the Minister for agrarian and rural development. It is the national authority of the Government, competent for plant production, soil conservation, food-chain control, animal husbandry, forestry, hunting, fisheries, wine production, agricultural administration...
Hungary
2012 (2015)

Decree No. 141 of 2011 (XII.23.) of the Ministry of Rural Development concerning the increased level of official controls on imports of certain feed and food of non-animal origin.

The purpose of this Decree is to implements EU norms regulating imports of certain food and feed.. According to this Decree official controls on imported vegetables, fruits and other raw food of vegetable origin are performed by county level governmental offices competent for plant and soil...
Hungary
2011 (2012)

Decree No. 136 of 2011 (XII.22.) of the Ministry of Rural Development on the classification of pig carcasses and their commercial grading.

This Decree provides rules on classification and weighing methods of pig carcasses and meat, and on marking. ...
Hungary
2011

Decree No. 75 of 2011 of the Ministry of Rural Development on detailed rules of operation of slaughtering plants.

Article 1 determines the maximum number of animals that may be slaughtered. The operation of these small slaughtering plants must be authorized by the competent Food-Chain Safety and Animal Health Directorate. These plants may also process animal carcasses upon authorization of the Directorate. The maximum output...
Hungary
2011

Decree No. 67 of 2011 (VII. 13.) of the Ministry of Rural Development concerning the rules of treatment of foodstuff with ionizing radiation.

This Decree must be applied to the treatment and marketing of foodstuff and food ingredients treated with ionizing radiation. The list of allowed foodstuff (dried aromatic plants, herbs, spices) to be treated with ionizing radiation and absorbed doses of ionizing energy. The treatment of foodstuff not...
Hungary
2011

Decree No. 3 of 2010 ((VII. 5.) of the Ministry of Rural Development on data reporting and traceability relative to food production and marketing.

This Decree lays down provisions regarding traceability of food marketed in Hungary and data reporting necessary for food safety risk assessment in the food production industry and food marketing using imported foodstuff. The competent authority in this matter is the Central Agricultural Office. ...
Hungary
2011 (2012)

Decree No. 62 of 2011 (VI. 30.) of the Ministry of Rural Development on the rules of food safety during production and marketing of products used in the catering business.

This Decree applies to catering and public catering, including free tasting and catering linked to promotional activities. It contains rules on food storage, food hygiene and labeling. Annex 2 lays down rules regarding ice cream, annex 3 contains rules on freezing.This Decree applies to catering and...
Hungary
2011 (2011)

Decree No. 43 of 2011 (V.26.) of the Ministry of Rural Development on food-hygiene requirements of treatment and marketing of killed wild game.

This Decree applies to those entitled entities to hunting who deliver and sell the quantity, determined in article 3, of killed wild game to the final consumers or to marketing enterprises and to game handling establishments. In articles 12-13 provisions regarding wild game handling establishments are...
Hungary
2011

Decree No. 26 of 2011 of the Ministry of Rural Development amending Decree No. 152 of 2009 of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on the binding provisions of the Codex Alimentarius Hungaricus.

This Decree adds new Annexes to the amended Decree providing binding rules on subjects comprised in the First Volume of the Codex Alimentarius Hungaricus, with the aim to adopt rules in conformity with EU regulations. These rules must be applied to foodstuffs produced and marketed within...
Hungary
2011
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