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Order No. 1134 on the control of salmonella in egg herds and breeding thereof.

Type of law

This Order sets regulations on poultry breeding for human consumption and the registration with the Danish Poultry Council and the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries for commercial purposes. Any commercial registered entity shall be subject to inspection for Salmonella and duly notified. Antimicrobials should not be used as a method for control of Salmonella and vaccination may not be administered for the prevention and control of Salmonella. Laboratory examination of material from herd suspected of critical resistant salmonella, shall carry a contact tracing, including mapping of medication use and the notification of their results to the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration. Herds of critical resistant Salmonella can only be declared unaffected when slaughtered, and following hygiene procedures approved by the cleaning and disinfection approved by the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration.
The Order consists of 17 Chapters and 3 Appendices: Definitions (1); Registration (2); Origin and turnover (3); Records (4); Prohibition on the use of antimicrobials and vaccination (5); Contact with other animals (6); Inspection of critical resistant salmonella (7); Sampling and testing (8); Public inspection (9); Cases of suspected infection with different types of Salmonella (10); Cases of suspected infection with Salmonella other than bacteriological findings in samples taken in adherence to article 15, sections 1-3 or article 28 (11); Infected herds (12); Repealing of public inspection (13); Self-monitoring (14); Implementation of expenses (15); Penalties (16); Entry into force (17).
Appendix 1 Information provided in connection of registration.
Appendix 2 Sampling and submission of salmonella testing samples.
Appendix 3 - Sampling of chicken herds supplying eggs to consumers and where livestock does not origin from approved hatchery or registered breeders.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
1 October 2013.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Bekendtg relse om bek mpelse af salmonella i konsum gsh nsehold og opdr t hertil.