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Order No. 1512 on measures taken on salmonellosis in poultry and Salmonella and Campylobacter in slaughter poultry.

Type of law

This Order provides guidelines on measures for preventing, identifying and regulating salmonellosis in poultry and sets rules for the detection of Campylobacter in broilers. The Order does not include measures for infections with Salmonella Gallinarum and Salmonella Pullorum (fowl typhoid). Tests and inspections shall adhere to protocols implemented in adherence to EU regulations and listed in the document's Appendices. Antimicrobial agents should not be used as a method to control salmonella in poultry; antimicrobials are however used to treat salmonellosis while vaccination may not be used for the prevention and control of salmonella in broilers and chickens.
The Order consists of 13 Chapters and 4 Appendices: Definitions and scope (1); Salmonellosis in poultry (2); Prohibited use of antimicrobials (3); Salmonella control of slaughter poultry (4); Campylobacter control of slaughter poultry (5); Investigation of critical resistant salmonella (6); Public inspection (7); Submission and examination of samples and reporting (8); Self-monitoring (9); Expenditures (10); Dispensations (11); Penalties (12); Entry into force (13).
Appendix 1 - Samples from flocks.
Appendix 2 - Samples of fresh poultry meat
Appendix 3 - Reporting form for salmonella
Appendix 4 - Schematic overview of the Salmonella test sampling of chickens.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
1 January 2014.
Implementing Commission Regulation (EU) No 1190/2012 of 12 December 2012 concerning a Union target for the reduction of Salmonella Enteritidis and Salmonella Typhimurium in flocks of turkeys, as provided for in Regulation (EC) No 2160/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council Text with EEA relevance.
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Legislation Amendment
Original title
Bekendtg relse om forholdsregler vedr rende salmonellose hos fjerkr samt salmonella og campylobacter i slagtefjerkr .