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Transfer of Food of Animal Origin


In order to transfer food of animal origin in the Republic of Cyprus one needs to obtain a license by the Veterinary Services of the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment.

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The Veterinary Services grants a license to transfer food of animal origin only in cases where:

  • the specifications and conditions of the “For the Hygienic production of food of animal origin and placing on the market and for other relative matters Law”, L.150(I) / 2003 are fulfilled;
  • the transportation is performed with vehicles having refrigerators that fulfill the requirements of Chapter IV of Annex II of the Regulation (EC) No. 852/2004 and the requirements of Chapter VII of Department I of Annex III of the Regulation (EC) No. 853/2004;
  • the products carried are accompanied with the relevant documents;
  • during transportation, the cold chain of the products is not interrupted under any circumstances and the transportation temperature is the correct one.

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Authorised transporters must comply with the provisions of the Law Regulating the Hygiene of the Production and Distribution to the market of Food of Animal Origin, as periodically being ammended or replaced.

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Download the Acrobat fileApplication for Transfer of Food of Animal Origin 2015 (GR).pdf

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