EU Organic Legislation Revised

22 Jan 2020

GN-2020-013 For information – EU regulation on Imports of organic products from Third Countries – changes to control bodies in Annex

Coceral has reported that the EU Commission has published an Implementing regulation (2020/25) with detailed rules for arranging the imports of organic products from third countries and this implementing regulation has an impact for the competen... more

26 Feb 2019

GN-2019-051 EU plant protection products update

Please find attached a report from Coceral on Plant Protection issues: The update includes news on: 1. REFIT evaluation 2. EU review of active substances and MRL monitoring 3. Proposal on transparency in EU risk assessment 4. Endocr... more

22 Mar 2018

GN-2018-065 Response required: European Commission consultation on EU retaliation measures (US steel and aluminium)

Following on from our last circular with details on the EU reaction list due to US sanctions on EU steel and aluminium exports, please note that the EU has given the trade the opportunity to participate in a consultation on the EU's retaliation... more

19 Mar 2018

GN-2018-62 EU retaliation against US measures on imports of aluminium and steel

EU retaliation against US measures on imports of aluminium and steel - Meeting with DG Trade 16.3.18 Last Friday 16 March, Celcaa, representing the EU agri food trade (of which Gafta is a member) met th EU's Directorate of Trade to understa... more

16 Aug 2017

GN-2017-229 EU decision on non renewal of active substance Picoxystrobin published

EU decision on non renewal of active substance Picoxystrobin published As we previously mentioned, the EU Regulatory Committee discussed the possibility of the non renewal of the active substance picoxystrobin during the July meeting&n... more