Statutory Instruments

The European Union (Microbiological Criteria for Foodstuffs) Regulations 2012

These Regulations give further effect to Commission Regulation (EC) No. 2073/2005 of 15 November 2005 on microbiological criteria for foodstuffs as amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1441/2007 of 5 December 2007, Commission Regulation (EU) No. 365/2010 of 28 April 2010 and Commission Regulation (EU) No. 1086/2011 of 27 October 2011.

The principal effect of these Regulations is that it lays down microbiological food safety criteria and process hygiene criteria for certain important food-borne bacteria, their toxins and metabolites.

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