Import Controls on Food and Feed

09 May 2016

GN-2016-148 Amendments to the High Risk List of Imports from Third Countries

This is to inform you of the proposed changes to Annex I of Regulation (EC) No 669/2009 that were discussed at the Working Group in Brussels on 3rd May. The amendments will be presented to the Standing Committee meeting on June 2nd and will, onc... more

28 Apr 2016

Update on EU Discussions on Official Controls Legislation

As previously reported at Raw Materials Committee,  the Council of the European Union had agreed to its first reading position on the official controls proposal and that trilogues would begin between the Council, European Commission and Eur... more

18 Apr 2016

UK FSA Early Warning List on Potential Hazards for Imported Food and Feed not of Animal Origin

FSA have developed an early warning system based primarily on analysis of the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) information issued by EU Member States for imports of food and feed not of animal origin.  The frequency of notificat... more

24 Mar 2016

GN-2016-107 EU High Risk List of Food and Feed of Non-Animal Origin - Amendments Published

The EU have published Regulation(EU) 2016/443  in the Official Journal today which will enter into force from 1st April 2016. A link to the Regulation is as follows: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=OJ:JOL_2016_078_R_0... more

21 Mar 2016

Further Clarification: UK FSA Early Warning List on Potential Hazards for Imported Food and Feed not of Animal Origin

FURTHER CLARIFICATION: It has just been brought to FSAs attention that the information provided in the latest EWS notification below about Aflatoxin B1 in apricots from Turkey is somewhat ambiguous, particularly as ‘dried apricots and... more