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List of applicable legilsation

Applicable legislation (ministerial ordinances of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, hereinafter “MP SR”, and the Ministry of Health, hereinafter “MZ SR”) in 2011

1. Infant`s foods (Title 7 of the Food Code of the Slovak Republic, hereinafter “PK SR”) MP SR and MZ SR Ordinance No 16826/2007-OL of 25 July 2007, establishing PK SR title on the requirements for foods for nutritional purposes.

Health safety control - applicable legislation

1. Microbiological criteria for products:

Commission Regulation (EC) NO 2073/2005 of 15 November 2005 on microbiological criteria for foodstuffs, amending Commission Regulation (EC) No 1441/2007 of 5 December 2007.

National legislation: MP SR and MZ SR Ordinance No 06267/2006-SL of 6 February 2006, establishing the PK SR title on microbiological requirements for foodstuffs and their packaging (applicable from 1 January 2006). 

Microbiological criteria for materials and objects coming in contact with foodstuffs:

MP SR and MZ SR Ordinance No 08704/2007-OL 2 of 17 May 2007. 

2. Contaminants in foodstuffs:


  1. MP SR and MZ SR Ordinance No 18558/2006-SL of 11 September 2006, establising PK SR title on the content of contaminants in foodstuffs.
  2. MP SR and MZ SR Ordinance No 14300/2007-OL of 19 October 2007 amending PK SR title established by Ordinance No 18558/2006-SL of 11 September 2006.



3. Pesticide residuals:


  1. MP SR and MZ SR Ordinance No 26682/2007-OL of 12 December 2007, establising PK SR title on pesticide residues in foodstuffs. 



4. Food labelling:


  1. MP SR and MZ SR Ordinance No 1187/2004-100 of 28 April 2004, establising PK SR title on food labelling. 
  2. MP SR and MZ SR No 1761/2005-100 of 14 February 2005 amending Ordinance No 1187/2004-100 of 28 April 2004. 
  3. MP SR Ordinance No 3069/2005-100 of 18 August 2005 amending Ordinance No 1187/2004-100 of 28 April 2004 as amended. 
  4. MP SR and MZ SR Ordinance No 3493/2005-100 of 26 October 2005 amending Ordinance No 1187/2004-100 of 28 April 2004 as amended.
  5. MP SR and MZ SR Ordinance No 2319/2007-100 of 7 January 2008 amending Ordinance No 1187/2007-100 of 28 April 2004 as amended.



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5. Nutrition and health claims on foods:


  1. MP SR and MZ SR Ordinance No 1519/2002-100 of 24 June 2002 on nutrition and health claims on foods.
  2. MP SR and MZ SR Ordinance No 2743/2002-100 of 28 October 2002 amending Ordinance No 1519/2002-100 of 24 June 2002. 
  3. MP SR Ordinance No 1905/2004-100 of 21 July 2004 amending Ordinance No 1519/2002-100 of 24 June 2002. 


6. Principles of good manufacturing practice:


  1. MP SR and MZ SR Ordinance No 557/1998-100 of 16 December 1997 amending Ordinance No 981/1996-100 of 20 May 1996. 
  2. MP SR Ordinance No 154/2004-100 of 9 February 2004 amending Ordinance No 981/1996-100 of 20 May 1996 and Ordinance No 557/1998-100 of 16 December 1997. 


Elaborated by: Ing. Mariana Mazúchová, Head of Service Quality Management, Nové Zámky, 10. February 2011.
NOVOFRUCT SK, s.r.o., Komárňanská cesta 13, 940 43 Nové Zámky

LIST OF APPLICABLE LEGISLATION: Year 2011

2. Act No 152/1995 Coll. on foods as amended


  • Act No 290/1996 Coll.
  • Act No 470/2000 Coll.
  • Act No 553/2001 Coll.
  • Act No 23/2002 Coll.
  • Act No 450/2002 Coll.
  • Act No 472/2003 Coll.
  • Act No 546/2004 Coll.
  • Act No 195/2007 Coll. applicable from 1 May 2007
  • Act No 114 of 10 March 2010



3. Regulation (EC) No 852/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 on the hygiene of foodstuffs.

4. Regulation (EC) No 853/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 laying down specific hygiene rules for food of animal origin.

5. Regulation (EC) No 854/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 laying down specific rules for the organisation of official controls on products of animal origin intended for human consumption.

6. Commission Regulation (EC) NO 2073/2005 of 15 November 2005 on microbiological criteria for foodstuffs, amending Commission Regulation (EC) No 1441/2007 of 5 december 2007.

7. Metrology:

Act No 142/2000 Coll. on metrology.


  • Decree No 210/2000 Coll.
  • Decree No 206/2000 Coll.
  • Decree No 207/2000 Coll.
  • Decree No 210/2000 Coll.
  • Decree No 310/2000 Coll.
  • Decree No 403/2000 Coll.
  • Decree No 9/2001 Coll.
  • Decree No 48/2001 Coll.
  • Decree No 75/2001 Coll.
  • Decree No 133/2001 Coll.
  • Decree No 27/2002 Coll.
  • Decree No 69/2002 Coll.
  • Decree No 427/2003 Coll.
  • Decree No 355/2004 Coll.
  • Decree No 361/2004 Coll.
  • Decree No 669/2004 Coll.
  • Government Regulation No 399/1999 Coll.
  • Government regulation No 150/2002 Coll.
  • Law No 431/2004 Coll.


NOVOFRUCT SK, s.r.o., Komárňanská cesta 13, 940 43 Nové Zámky

7. Government Regulation No 496 of 8 December 2010 amending Government Regulation No 354/2006 laying down the requirements for water intended for human consumption and quality control of such water.

8. Act No 264/1999 Coll. on technical requirements for products and conformity assessment as amended. 

9. Act No 529/2002 Coll. of 25 June 2002 on packages and on amendments of some laws.


  • Decree No 5/2003 Coll. of 18 December 2002 on implementing certain provisions of the Act on packages.


10. MP SR and MZ SR Ordinance No 16826/2007-OL of 25 July 2007, establising PK SR title on the requirements for foodstuffs intended for particular nutritional uses and on dietary supplements. 

Elaborated by: Ing. Mariana Mazúchová, Head of Service Quality Management, 

Nové Zámky, 10. February 2011.

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