Import Controls on Food and Feed

05 Nov 2015

GN-2015-477 Amendments to the EU's High Risk List of Food and Feed from Third Countries

The EU Commission has published Regulation 1607/2015 revising its list of high risk products of non animal origin subject to increased controls coming from third countries, applying from 1st October 2015. This is to inform you that the work... more

28 Sep 2015

GN-2015-433 Amendments to the EU's High Risk List of Food and Feed from Third Countries

The EU Commission has published Regulation 1607/2015 revising its list of high risk products of non animal origin subject to increased controls coming from third countries. It shall apply from 1st October 2015. In summary: New addition... more

17 Sep 2015

EU-2015-32 EU Official Food and Feed Controls Legislation Update

The Luxembourg Presidency started discussion on revised official food and feed controls texts on 4th and 11 September in attaché meetings. There was no agreement in favour nor against the revised text (attached) with main discussion aroun... more

06 Aug 2015

EU-2015-29 Update on the EU Discussions on Official Controls Proposal

The negotiation of the official controls proposal has entered the August break without resolution to the two key issues of charging and the mandatory role of official veterinarians. These two issues are now the only significant hurdles remaining... more

30 Jul 2015

GN-2015-353 Amendments to the EU High Risk List of Food and Feed

The proposed changes to Annex I of Regulation (EC) No 669/2009 were discussed at the Working Group on 27th July 2015. These amendments will be presented at the meeting of the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed on 10th September... more