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Decree No. 49 of 2002 (V. 24.) FVM of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on the protection against and maintenance of immunity from salmonella and avian typhoid fever.

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Date of original text

This Decree applies to the following kinds of salmonella of domestic fowl (Gallus domesticus) and avian typhoid fever: Salmonella enteritidis and Salmonella typhimurium, Salmonella gallinarum and Salmonella pullorum. The provisions of this Decree are binding for all plants and farms breeding and keeping domestic fowl, incubating and packaging eggs. Protection against salmonella is based on laboratory analysis of animals, classification and inspections of poultry stocks and premises. Domestic fowl and other poultry stocks and farms are to be classified by the animal health and food control authority. This Decree determines the measures to be taken in case of contamination (marketing restrictions, slaughtering, disinfection of premises, use of veterinary drugs, neutralization of contaminated animals, etc.). Poultry and egg farms must report on the situation of protection to the competent authority every six months.
Date of consolidation/reprint
Entry into force notes
First entry into force on 1 June 2002. The last consolidated version of the Decree entered into force in 1 August 2013.
Publication reference
Magyar K zl ny 72. sz m I. k tet, 2002. m jus 24., pp. 4494-4504.
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Legislation status
in force
Legislation Amendment
Original title
49/2002. (V. 24.) FVM rendelet a szalmonell zis s a baromfit fusz elleni v dekez sr l s a mentess g megtart s r l