Meat and meat products are an important part of the diet In Switzerland, according to the Swiss Meat Industry Association (SFF), in the year 2012, around 421,018 tonnes of meat and meat products were consumed, which corresponds to a per-person consumption of nearly 52kg. To ensure the quality of Swiss meat products, they are regulated by the state and are investigated regularly.
In accordance with Swiss Food Law (LMG), foodstuffs must be safe and hygienic; deceiving the customers is forbidden. More detailed regulations for meat can be found in the Ordinance of the Swiss Federal Department of Home Affairs (EDI) from the 23rd November 2005 on Foodstuffs of Animal Origin. For evaluation, the Quality Guidelines of the Swiss Meat Industry Association (SFF) are often also consulted.
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