Import Controls on Food and Feed

17 Mar 2016

EU Official Food and Feed Controls Legislation Update

CELCAA, the EU umbrella group representing the agri food trade, of which Gafta is a member, have reported on Official Control discussion at Council level on 9th March. The Dutch Presidency reported that the negotiations are progressing well... more

15 Mar 2016

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

We 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 notificati... more

09 Feb 2016

GN-2016-054 EU High Risk List of Food and Feed of Non-Animal Origin - Proposed Amendments

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 last week. The amendments will be presented to the Standing Committee meeting in early March and will, once confirme... more

06 Jan 2016

GN-2016-009 Requirements for Imports from Japan to EU Following Fukishima

The EU Commission has published Regulation 6/2016 updating measures imposed on imports of feed and food originating in or consigned from Japan following Fukishima accident.  Please refer to the regulation to see the specific requirements fo... more

04 Jan 2016

GN-2016-003 Amendments to the EU's High Risk List of Food and Feed from Third Countries

The EU Commission has published Regulation 2385/2015  revising its list of high risk products of non animal origin subject to increased controls coming from third countries.   It applied from 1st January 2016.  Please find regulat... more