EU countries' competent authorities approve and register establishments that handle animal by-products and derived products. They also draw up and make public up-to-date lists of these establishments.
Every national website should show the regrouping of ABP activities that require approval.
Regulation EC 1069/2009: health rules for animal by-products and derived products (repealing Regulation EC 1774/2002) - applied from 4 March 2011
Rules for non-EU countries
Technical specifications - Started to apply from 4 March 2011 for EU and non-EU countries
Regulation EU 142/2011: new requirements for the listing of establishments in non-EU countries authorised to export to the EU