Food Law News - UK - 1996
1 July 1996: DAIRY - Amendments to Dairy Products (Hygiene) Regulations 1995
MAFF Press Release, 1 July 1996
Amendments to Dairy Products (Hygiene) Regulations 1995
Regulations to amend the Dairy Products (Hygiene) Regulations 1995 were laid before Parliament 1 July 1996. They are intended to come into force on 22 July.
The main features of the regulations (the Dairy Products (Hygiene) (Amendment) Regulations) are:
- an upper limit of 2 million litres per year for businesses benefiting from structural and equipment derogations in the Regulations;
- introduction of certain conditions (such as keeping of records) for businesses benefiting from these derogations;
- introduction of the EC list of third countries approved for the export of milk and milk based products to the European Union
The Regulations implement EC Commission Decisions 95/165 and 95/340. They also make minor corrections to the Dairy Products (Hygiene) Regulations.
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