Slaughtering of poultry (10.12.0.00)
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Formalities according to the Services Directive
For taking-up and pursuit of a service the follwoing specific service-related formalities (authorisations and notifications) must always be obeyed:
Meat, poultry meat and dairy establishments, as well as other establishments handling products of animal origin, generally require EU approval. With the approval, the establishment is also issued with the required approval number.
Other service-related formalities
For taking-up and pursuit of a service the following service-related formalities, which CANNOT be processed through the Point of Single Contact, must be obeyed:
Wenn Sie eine gewerbsmäßige Tätigkeit ausüben, an die besondere lebensmittelhygienische Anforderungen gestellt werden, müssen Sie und alle betroffenen Mitarbeiter vor Beginn der Tätigkeit durch das Gesundheitsamt belehrt werden.
Formalities relating to the employment of workers
If you would like to hire an employee you need to proceed with the following steps. These formalities CANNOT be processed through the Point of Single Contact.If the employment is terminated you also have to inform the authorities where the employee has been registered.
When posting employees to Germany, the Employee Posting Act must be observed. This law obliges both employers based in Germany and employers based abroad who employ workers in Germany to comply with statutory and, in certain sectors, collectively agreed working conditions. In addition, employers are subject to further obligations.
Tax related formalities
For taking-up and pursuit of a service please also consider the following tax related formalities which CANNOT be processed through the Point of Single Contact:
For service providers operating across borders without a branch in Germany, there are various special jurisdictions and special regulations depending on the tax liability, activity or type of tax.
Characteristics and key concepts of the service
This service includes:
- Operation of slaughterhouses where poultry is slaughtered, trimmed, and packaged
- Production of fresh or frozen poultry in single portions
- Melting/rendering of poultry fats
- Production of feathers and down
- Auslassen von Geflügelfett
- Darmschleimereien (von Kaninchen, Wild u.Ä.)
- Darmverwertung (von Kaninchen, Wild u.Ä.)
- Daunen, Gew.
- Federn, Gew.
- Fleisch, H. in Schlachthäusern (von Kaninchen, Wild u.Ä.)
- Geflügelfedern, Gew.
- Geflügelfleisch, H.
- Großschlächtereien (von Geflügel u.Ä.)
- Kommunale Schlachthöfe (Schlachten von Geflügel)
- Lohnschlächter (von Geflügel)
- Schlachten von Geflügel
- Schlachthäuser (von Geflügel, Kaninchen, Wild u.Ä.)
- Schlachthöfe (von Geflügel)
- Schlachtnebenprodukte (von Geflügel), Gew. und Verarbeitung