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Order No. 1170 on food export to (third) developing countries.

Type of law

This Order contains rules for food export of meat to third countries in adherence to EC regulations concerning food safety and food hygiene. All meat (including pork, poultry, milk, fish and their derivates) require approval for export by the authorities of the country of provenience. Analytical control data of meat products is laid out in Chapter 15.
Table 1. on microbiologic criteria for feet, insides and stomach of pork is attached separatelly in a word document.
The Order consists of 14 Chapters and 6 Annexes: Scope and definitions (1); General provisions (2); Export to countries requiring special business export licensing (3); Export to Canada (4); Export to Japan (5); Export to China (6); Export to Korea (7); Export to Malaysia (8); Export to Saudi Arabia (9); Export to Singapore (10) Export to Taiwan (11); Export to the USA (12); Penal provisions (13); Entry into force (14).
Annex 1 - Procedures for applying for approval to export to specific countries.
Annex 2 - Additional conditions for exports of pork and its products to Canada.
Annex 3 - Additional provisions for exports of pork, poultry and their products to Japan.
Annex 4 - PART I, Additional conditions for exports of pork meat, including offal, to China.
Annex 5 - Additional conditions for the export of pork products to Singapore.
Annex 6 - Additional provisions for exports of pork, poultry and their products to the U.S.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
This Order enters into force on 15 October 2010.
Repealing Order No. 209 of 18 March 2009.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Bekendtg relse om eksport af f devarer til tredjelande.
Repealed by