Statutory Instruments

European Communities (Certain Contaminants in Foodstuffs) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 – S.I. no. 329 of 2016

These Regulations give further effect to Commission Regulation (EU) No. 212/2014 of 6 March 2014, Commission Regulation (EU) No. 488/2014 of 12 May 2014, Commission Regulation (EU) No. 696/2014 of 24 June 2014, Commission Regulation (EU) No. 1327/2014 of 12 December 2014, Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/704 of 30 April 2015, Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/1005 of 25 June 2015, Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/1006 of 25 June 2015, Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/1125 of 10 July 2015, Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/1137 of 13 July 2015, Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/1933 of 27 October 2015, Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/1940 of 28 October 2015 and Commission Regulation (EU) 2016/239 of 19 February 2016 amending Regulation (EC) No. 1881/2006 as regards maximum levels of the contaminants.

These Regulations also give further effect to Commission Regulation (EC) No. 401/2006 of 23 February 2006 as amended by Commission Regulation (EU) No. 519/2014 of 16 May 2014 as regards methods of sampling of large lots, spices and food supplements, performance criteria for T-2, HT-2 toxin and citrinin and screening methods of analysis, Commission Regulation (EU) No. 589/2014 of 2 June 2014 laying down methods of sampling and analysis for the control of levels of dioxins, dioxin-like PCBs and non-dioxin-like PCBs in certain foodstuffs and repealing Regulation (EU) No. 252/2012, and Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/705 of 30 April 2015 laying down methods of sampling and performance criteria for the methods of analysis for the official control of the levels of erucic acid in foodstuffs and repealing Commission Directive 80/891/EEC.

These Regulations amend the European Communities (Certain Contaminants in Foodstuffs) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 218 of 2010) in the manner specified in these Regulations and, in so doing, provide for the revocation of the Health (Erucic Acid in Food) Regulations 1978 (S.I. No. 123 of 1978), the Health (Erucic Acid in Food) (Amendment) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 67 of 1992) and the European Communities (Erucic Acid in Food) (Method of Analysis)
Regulations 1982 (S.I. No. 271 of 1982).

These Regulations may be cited as the European Communities (Certain Contaminants in Foodstuffs) (Amendment) Regulations 2016.

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