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Decree of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry on Food Hygiene of Foodstuffs of Animal Origin (No. 37 of 2006).

This Decree of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry concerns hygiene of products destined for human consumption (as defined by paragraph 8.1. in Schedule I to the Decree regarding hygiene of food of animal origin, with the exception of food referred to in article 1.2. of...
Finland
2006

Decree of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry on survey of cattle for EHEC in slaughterhouses and animal husbandry sites (No. 24 of 2006).

This Decree of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, made under sections 20, 25 and 40 of the Food Act and section 12 of the Act concerning animal diseases, concerns the control of Enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC) affecting bovines. It provides for: a) survey of beef...
Finland
2006

Decision of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry to amend point 11 of Schedule I to the Decision relative to control on salmonella affecting bovines and swine (No. 14 of 2006).

This Decision of the Food and Veterinary Department of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry amends the Decision relative to control on salmonella affecting bovines and swine in point 11 on the data to be collected by the Food Safety Authority on salmonella insulation and...
Finland
2006

Decree No. 1061 of 2003 of the Council of Ministers concerning the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.

This Decree defines the functions and powers of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and specifies the institutions that are included in the administrative framework of the Ministry. The Ministry's duties include: agriculture, horticulture and rural development; forestry; fisheries, game and reindeer husbandry; medical supervision, enforcement...
Finland
2003

Decree No. 1203 of 2001 of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry on the labeling of beef.

This Decree lays down detailed provisions concerning the labeling of beef required under Regulation (EC) No 1760/2000 of the European Parliament and of the Council and Commission Regulation (EC) No 1825/2000, provides for the related official control and self-supervision as well as the approval of the...
Finland
2001

Act repealing certain provisions relative to forfeiture (No. 893 of 2001).

This Act amends: the Radiation Safety Act by repealing section 63; the Act relative to veterinary border controls by repealing section 28; the Act on the medical treatment of animals by repealing section 38; the Seed Trade Act by repealing section 35; and the Chemicals...
Finland
2001

Decree of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health relating to the quality and monitoring of water intended for human consumption.

This Decree, made under section 2 of the Public Health Act, contains general provisions as to the quality requirements for and necessary monitoring of water intended for human consumption and supplied in large quantities or for food production or public or commercial use. Water intended for...
Finland
2000

Decree No. 124 of 2000 amending the Decree relative to combatting of animal diseases within the European inner market and with exportation to third countries.

Article 6, here amended, specifies the authorities that have competence in control of movement of animals and products (as defined in the principal Decree) within the European Common market. For Finland these authorities are municipal veterinary officials, inspection veterinary officials, and county veterinary officials, and in...
Finland
2000

Decree to amend the Decree of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry relative to veterinary border controls of foodstuffs of animal origin (No. 84 of 2000).

Schedule 1 specifies the opening times of border entry points and control stations and the kind of foodstuffs that are controlled there. Schedule 5 specifies conditions applicable to foodstuffs that transit through Finland towards third countries. ...
Finland
2000

Decision of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry to amend the Decision relative to control on salmonella affecting bovines and swine (No. 29 of 1999).

This Decision of the Food and Veterinary Department of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry amends the Decision relative to control on salmonella affecting bovines and swine in point 8 as regards the duty of a veterinary to take samples in case of infection of salmonella...
Finland
1999

Decree of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry relative to veterinary border controls of foodstuffs of animal origin (No. 785 of 1999).

The Decree consists of 69 sections and 6 Annexes. The sections are divided into 11 Chapters: General provisions (1); Border transit points, border control stations, and control officers (2); Veterinary control of import lots destined for marketing in Finland, in another member state or another third...
Finland
1999

Decree of the Ministry of Trade and Industry relative to ice-creams (No. 4 of 1999).

This Decree made pursuant to section 48 of the Food Act of 1995. It applies to production, storage, transportation and sale of ice cream and ice-mixes. Section 2 contains definitions. Section 3 prescribes that only added substances allowed by law may be used. Section 4 contains...
Finland
1999

Decree of the Ministry of Trade and Industry concerning maximum allowed levels of pesticides in fruit, vegetables, grain, eggs and egg products (No. 1151 of 1998).

Section 2 gives a definition of residues of pesticides: they are defined as substances present in food which are not additives or substances added during processing and which are of such nature that they can render the food unsuitable for human consumption. Maximum levels are indicated...
Finland
1998

Decree of the Ministry of Trade and Industry concerning process aiding substances in foodstuffs (No. 760 of 1998).

This Decree contains rules relative to substances foreign to foodstuffs that are added in order to aid certain processes within those foodstuffs, such as solvents. The requirements here set out concern use of such subtances, its properties, and labelling. The Ministry may restrict or prohibit the...
Finland
1998

Decree to amend the Decree of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry relative to meat and meat products that are imported from third countries (No. 43 of 2000).

This Decree amends the principal Decree in section 17 relative to the importation of deep frozen red meat preparations from countries indicated in Schedule 1 and in section 18 relative to importation of meat products from countries listed in Schedule 6. The Schedules here modified specify...
Finland
1998

Decree to amend the Decree of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry relative to meat and meat products that are imported from third countries (No. 741 of 1998).

This Decree amends the principal Decree in article 5 which makes provision for importation of meat for own use and meat of non-farmed game meat. The Schedules here modified specify red meat that may be imported (1); meat of protected and free living wild animals, reindeer,...
Finland
1998

Regulations to amend the regulations relative to food hygiene issues in relation with foodstuffs of animal origin (No. 683 of 1998).

Sections 2 to 4, here amended, limit the application sphere of the Act with respect to food produced for private use by the producer (sect. 2), with respect to meat (sect. 3), and fish and fish products (sect. 4). Certain defintions contained in section 6 are...
Finland
1998

Decree of the Ministry of Trade and Industry concerning maximum allowable levels of nitrate in certain vegetables (No. 688 of 1998).

This Decree concerns the temporary permit as foreseen in Commission Directive (EC) No. 194/97. It specifies in article 2 maximum levels of nitrate in spinach (5000 mg/kg), that are allowed provided that certain conditions are fulfilled. These conditions are to be established under the chapter called...
Finland
1998

Decree of the Ministry of Trade and Industry concerning nomination of food and indication of ingredients of food (No. 611 of 1998).

This Decree implements in Finland Council Directive 97/4/EC which amends Directive 79/112/EC on the approximation of laws of the member states relating to the labelling, presentation and advertising of foodstuffs for sale to the ultimate customer. It contains rules relative to the naming of food and...
Finland
1998

Decree to amend the Decree of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry relative to fish products and raw processed and prepared fish products that are imported from third countries (No. 537 of 1998).

The Schedule here amended lists third countries from which it is allowed to import certain type of fish products. The Commission Decision pursuant to which the fish products may be imported from a specified country and if national approval for importation has been obtained are indicated....
Finland
1998
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