Factsheet: Animal By-Products Regulation (Reg. 142/2011)

Animal By-Products Regulation (Reg. 142/2011)

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ABPs can spread animal diseases (e.g. BSE) or chemical contaminants (e.g. dioxins), and can be dangerous to animal and human health if not properly disposed of. EU rules regulate their movement, processing and disposal. The processes whereby animal by-products and derived products are transformed into biogas and composted should comply with the health rules laid down in this Regulation, as well as the measures for the protection of the environment laid down in Directive 2008/98/EC.
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Regulate health rules for animal by-products.

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