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Order No. 1166 on imports of food with special restrictions.

Type of law

This Order regulates the import of fish and fish derivates to Denmark and from Denmark to EU countries to safeguard food safety. According to country of provenience, food undergoes quality checks to avoid the spreading of diseases and infections.
The Order consists of 27 Chapters and 1 Appendix: Scope and purpose (1); Definitions (2); Albania - cholera, and histamine (3); Bangladesh - chloramphenicol, metabolites of nitrofurans, tetracycline, malachite green and crystal violet (4); Gabon - heavy metals and sulphites (5); Republic of Guinea - fishery products (6); India - chloramphenicol and tetracycklin and nitrofurans and their metabolites (7); Indonesia - Chloramphenicol, metabolites of nitrofurans and tetracyclines (tetracycline, oxytetracycline and chlortetracyklin) (8); China - chloramphenicol and nitrofurans, malachite green and crystal violet og deres metabolites, avian flu and melamine (9); Croatia - avian flu (10); Madagascar - infrastructure and hygiene problems (11); Mexico - hormonal substances and beta-agonists (12); Myanmar - chloramphenicol (13); Peru - hepatitis A (14); Switzerland - avian flu (15); South Korea - avian flu (16); Thailand - antimicrobial substances, nitrofurans and their metabolites as well as avian influenza (17); Common Provisions for non-animal foods (18); Brazil, China, Iran, Turkey, USA and Egypt - Aflatoxin (19); Importation of guar gum originating in or consigned from India (20); Imports of rice originating in or consigned from China (21); Imports of soybean and soy products originating in or consigned from China (22); Imports of sunflower oil originating in or consigned from Ukraine (23); More intensive public control of certain non-animal foods (24); Imports of mushrooms for human consumption originating in certain third countries (25); Penal provisions (26); Entry into force requirements (27).
Appendix 1 - Border inspection posts for composite foods containing milk, milk products, soya or soya products originating in or imported from China.
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Entry into force notes
This Order enters into force on 15 October 2010.
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Legislation Amendment
Original title
Bekendtg relse om indf rsel af f devarer m.v. med s rlige restriktioner.