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Document 32021D0477

Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2021/477 of 18 March 2021 approving amendments to the national programmes for the control of salmonella in certain live animals and products of animal origin submitted by Finland and Sweden (notified under document C(2021) 1672) (Only the Finnish and Swedish texts are authentic)

C/2021/1672

OJ L 99, 22.3.2021, p. 75–77 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)
OJ L 99, 22.3.2021, p. 37–39 (GA)

In force

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/dec_impl/2021/477/oj

22.3.2021   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 99/75


COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2021/477

of 18 March 2021

approving amendments to the national programmes for the control of salmonella in certain live animals and products of animal origin submitted by Finland and Sweden

(notified under document C(2021) 1672)

(Only the Finnish and Swedish texts are authentic)

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Regulation (EC) No 2160/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 November 2003 on the control of salmonella and other specified food-borne zoonotic agents (1), and in particular Article 6(3) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

The operational programme presented by Finland for the control of salmonella in certain live animals and animal products, which covers among others bovine animals and swine for breeding, production and slaughter, as well as beef, pigmeat and poultrymeat, was approved by Commission Decision 94/968/EC (2).

(2)

The operational programme presented by Sweden for the control of salmonella in certain live animals and animal products, which covers among others bovine animals and swine for breeding, production and slaughter, beef and pigmeat, was approved by Commission Decision 95/50/EC (3).

(3)

The national programme for the control of salmonella in breeding flocks of Gallus gallus submitted by Finland was approved by Commission Decision 2006/759/EC (4), the national programme for the control of salmonella in flocks of laying hens of Gallus gallus submitted by Finland was approved by Commission Decision 2007/848/EC (5), the national programme for the control of salmonella in flocks of broilers of Gallus gallus submitted by Finland was approved by Commission Decision 2008/815/EC (6) and the national programme for the control of salmonella in turkeys submitted by Finland was approved by Commission Decision 2009/771/EC (7).

(4)

Amendments to the programme for the control of salmonella in breeding flocks of Gallus gallus submitted by Finland were approved by Commission Decision 2007/849/EC (8).

(5)

On 10 March 2020, Finland submitted to the Commission for approval amendments to its operational programme for the control of salmonella in certain live animals and animal products regarding beef and pigmeat, poultrymeat, and bovine animals and swine for breeding, production and slaughter, as well as amendments to its national programmes for the control of salmonella in breeding flocks of Gallus gallus, in flocks of laying hens of Gallus gallus, in flocks of broilers of Gallus gallus, and in turkeys.

(6)

On 26 November 2019, Sweden submitted to the Commission for approval amendments to its operational programme for the control of salmonella in certain live animals and animal products regarding beef and pigmeat, and bovine animals and swine for breeding, production and slaughter.

(7)

The proposed amendments to these programmes were presented to the Member States at the meeting of the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed of 10 December 2020. They take into account the evolution in the situation in Finland and Sweden and comply with the requirements laid down in Regulation (EC) No 2160/2003.

(8)

The proposed amendments should therefore be approved.

(9)

The measures provided for in this Decision are in accordance with the opinion of the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

The amendments regarding beef and pigmeat, poultrymeat, and bovine animals and swine for breeding, production and slaughter, which Finland has submitted on 10 March 2020 regarding its operational programme for the control of salmonella in certain live animals and animal products, which was approved by Decision 94/968/EC, are approved.

Article 2

The amendments regarding beef and pigmeat, and bovine animals and swine for breeding, production and slaughter, which Sweden has submitted on 26 November 2019 regarding its operational programme for the control of salmonella in certain live animals and animal products, which was approved by Decision 95/50/EC, are approved.

Article 3

The amendments, which Finland has submitted on 10 March 2020 regarding its national programme for the control of salmonella in breeding flocks of Gallus gallus, which was approved by Decision 2006/759/EC, are approved.

Article 4

The amendments, which Finland has submitted on 10 March 2020 regarding its national programme for the control of salmonella in flocks of laying hens of Gallus gallus, which was approved by Decision 2007/848/EC, are approved.

Article 5

The amendments, which Finland has submitted on 10 March 2020 regarding its national programme for the control of salmonella in flocks of broilers of Gallus gallus, which was approved by Decision 2008/815/EC, are approved.

Article 6

The amendments, which Finland has submitted on 10 March 2020 regarding its national programme for the control of salmonella in turkeys, which was approved by Commission Decision 2009/771/EC, are approved.

Article 7

This Decision is addressed to the Republic of Finland and the Kingdom of Sweden.

Done at Brussels, 18 March 2021.

For the Commission

Stella KYRIAKIDES

Member of the Commission


(1)   OJ L 325, 12.12.2003, p. 1.

(2)  Commission Decision 94/968/EC of 28 December 1994 approving the operational programme for the control of salmonella in certain live animals and animal products presented by Finland (OJ L 371, 31.12.1994, p. 36).

(3)  Commission Decision 95/50/EC of 23 February 1995 approving the operational programme for the control of salmonella in certain live animals and animal products presented by Sweden (OJ L 53, 9.3.1995, p. 31).

(4)  Commission Decision 2006/759/EC of 8 November 2006 approving certain national programmes for the control of salmonella in breeding flocks of Gallus gallus (OJ L 311, 10.11.2006, p. 46).

(5)  Commission Decision 2007/848/EC of 11 December 2007 approving certain national programmes for the control of salmonella in flocks of laying hens of Gallus gallus (OJ L 333, 19.12.2007, p. 83).

(6)  Commission Decision 2008/815/EC of 20 October 2008 approving certain national programmes for the control of Salmonella in flocks of broilers of Gallus gallus (OJ L 283, 28.10.2008, p. 43).

(7)  Commission Decision 2009/771/EC of 20 October 2009 approving certain national programmes for the control of salmonella in turkeys (OJ L 275, 21.10.2009, p. 28).

(8)  Commission Decision 2007/849/EC of 12 December 2007 approving amendments to the national programme for the control of salmonella in breeding flocks of Gallus gallus submitted by Finland (OJ L 333, 19.12.2007, p. 85).


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