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Food Safety and Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 2996 of 2013).

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These Regulations continue to provide for the for the execution and enforcement of a number of EU instruments regarding control of food business operators with respect to hygienic conditions in the production and placing on the market of food. The changes in respect of repealed legislation concern updates regarding Community legislation implemented by these Regulations. The Regulations, among other things: provide that the Food Standards Agency is the competent authority for the purposes of the EU Hygiene Regulations; provide with respect to (prosecution and judgement of) offences; provide that the Secretary of State may issue codes of recommended practice to food authorities; and provide that the requirements in the following Schedules have effect: (a) Schedule 3 (bulk transport in sea-going vessels of liquid oils or fats and the bulk transport by sea of raw sugar); (b) Schedule 4 (temperature control requirements); (c) Schedule 5 (the direct supply by the producer of small quantities of meat from poultry or lagomorphs slaughtered on the farm); (d) Schedule 6 (restrictions on the sale of raw milk intended for direct human consumption); and (e) Schedule 8 (the special health mark to be applied in the case of animals that have undergone emergency slaughter).
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