26.4.2008   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 114/97


COMMISSION DECISION

of 23 April 2008

amending the Appendix to Annex VI to the Act of Accession of Bulgaria and Romania as regards certain milk processing establishments in Bulgaria

(notified under document number C(2008) 1572)

(Text with EEA relevance)

(2008/331/EC)

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to the Act of Accession of Bulgaria and Romania, and in particular the first subparagraph of paragraph (f) of Section B of Chapter 4 of Annex VI thereto,

Whereas:

(1)

Bulgaria has been granted transitional periods by the Act of Accession of Bulgaria and Romania for compliance by certain milk processing establishments with the requirements of 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 (1).

(2)

The Appendix to Annex VI to the Act of Accession has been amended by Commission Decisions 2007/26/EC (2), 2007/689/EC (3) and 2008/209/EC (4).

(3)

Bulgaria has provided guarantees that one milk processing establishment will be delivered only with compliant raw milk. This establishment should therefore be deleted from Chapter II of the Appendix to Annex VI.

(4)

The Appendix to Annex VI to the Act of Accession of Bulgaria and Romania should therefore be amended accordingly.

(5)

The measures provided for in this Decision are in accordance with the opinion of the Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

The establishment listed in the Annex to this Decision is deleted from Chapter II of the Appendix to Annex VI to the Act of Accession of Bulgaria and Romania.

Article 2

This Decision is addressed to the Member States.

Done at Brussels, 23 April 2008.

For the Commission

Androulla VASSILIOU

Member of the Commission


(1)  OJ L 139, 30.4.2004, p. 55, as corrected by OJ L 226, 25.6.2004, p. 22. Regulation as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 1243/2007 (OJ L 281, 25.10.2007, p. 8).

(2)  OJ L 8, 13.1.2007, p. 35.

(3)  OJ L 282, 26.10.2007, p. 60.

(4)  OJ L 65, 8.3.2008, p. 18.


ANNEX

Milk establishment to be deleted from Chapter II of the Appendix to Annex VI to the Act of Accession of Bulgaria and Romania

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