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Order No. 1365 on Food Licensing.

Type of law

This Order lays down provisions for the licensing and registration of food businesses that handle products in contact with food. For this purpose, the Order adheres and implements requirements for testing laboratories used for the monitoring thereof, with the purpose of for the prevention, control and eradication of certain transmissible harmful organisms.
The Order consists of 8 Chapters and VIII Sections: Scope and definitions (Section I); Food companies engaged in primary production (Section II); Authorization or registration (Chapter 1); Primary manufacturers' direct supply to end-consumers and hunters and beekeepers supply to retailers (Chapter 2); Food businesses engaged in any stage of production after primary production (Section III); Authorization or registration (Chapter 3); Authorization or registration of special activities (Chapter 4); Materials in contact with food (Section IV); Registration of businesses handling food contact materials (Chapter 5); Businesses covered by this Order (Section V); Food businesses (Chapter 6); Procedure for authorization and registration with Danish Veterinary and Food Administration (Chapter 7); Renewal, approval withdrawal, registration (Chapter 8); Requirements for self-monitoring laboratories (Section VI); Penal provisions (Section VII); Entry into force and transitional provisions (Section VIII).
Date of text
Entry into force notes
11 December 2013.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Bekendtg relse om autorisation og registrering af f devarevirksomheder .
Repealed by