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Cabinet Regulation No. 461 of 2014 on Requirements for Food Quality Schemes, Procedures for the Implementation, Operation, Monitoring, and Control Thereof

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The Regulation prescribes the requirements for food quality schemes, as well as the procedures for the implementation, operation, monitoring, and control thereof. In conformity with Article 22(1) and (2) of Commission Regulation (EC) No 1974/2006 of 15 December 2006 laying down detailed rules for the application of Council Regulation (EC) No 1698/2005 on support for rural development by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD), food quality schemes are: (1) the national food quality scheme; (2) the organic farming scheme; (3) the protected geographical indications scheme; (4) the scheme of protected designations of origin; and (5) the traditional specialities guaranteed scheme. According to the Regulation, in the food quality scheme all stages of the handling of food shall be traceable, a producer of a scheme product (hereinafter the operator) shall comply with the requirements in conformity with the laws and regulations governing food quality schemes, and a product intended for human consumption has been placed on the market.
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