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Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1148/2001 on checks on conformity to the marketing standards applicable to fresh fruit and vegetables.

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Member States are hereby required to carry out checks at all stages of marketing on conformity to the marketing standards established under articles 7, 8 and 9 of Regulation (EC) No. 2200/96. Each Member State shall designate a single competent authority responsible for coordination and contacts in the areas covered by the present provisions. Moreover, Member States shall set up a database on traders in fruit and vegetables which shall list the information referred to in article 3. Article 4 provides for the introduction by each Member State of a system of sampling checks on the conformity to marketing standards of products held by traders at all stages of marketing. Articles 5 and 6 make provision on conformity checks both at import and export points. The conformity checks prescribed by these provisions, with the exception of those at the point of retail sale to the final consumer, shall be performed by following the methods described in Annex IV. Annex I contains the specimen of the certificate of conformity with the Community marketing standards for fresh fruit and vegetables.
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Entry into force notes
The present Regulation entered into force on 20 June 2001.
Commission Regulation (EEC) No. 2251/92 of 29 July 1992 on quality inspection of fresh fruit and vegetables has been repealed by this Regulation.
Serial Imprint
Official Journal L 156, 13 June 2001, pp. 9-22.
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