Import Controls on Food and Feed

02 Jul 2015

EU-2015-24 EU Discussions on Revision of Official Controls on Food and Feed

CELCAA of which Gafta is a member has reported on the outcome of the meeting with the Luxembourg attaché in Brussels. Luxemburg has officially started their Presidency on 1st July 2015 As a reminder, the Latvian Presidency did not su... more

29 Jun 2015

GN-2015-307 Amendments to the EU High Risk List of Food and Feed Published

The EU Commission published today Regulation 2015/1012 in the Official Journal. This regulation amends Annex I of Regulation 669/2009 which refers to the list of “high risk” imported food and feed products from third countries. Pleas... more

23 Jun 2015

GN-2015-294 EU High Risk List of Food and Feed - Imports of Dried Beans from Nigeria Suspended

The EU Commission published Regulation 2015/943 in the Official Journal on 19th June 2015, referring to the amendment of the list of “high risk” imported food and feed products from third countries. The regulation suspends the import... more

23 Jun 2015

GN-2015-295 EU Pre-export Approval for Certain Food from USA and Canada

The EU published Regulation 949/2015 which simplifies the implementing measures around pre export approvals of mycotoxins in wheat (agreed 2007 from Canada, almonds (agreed 2012) and peanuts (agreed 2005) from USA. The pre export approval allows... more

18 Jun 2015

EU-2015-22 EU Official Food and Feed Control - Trilogue Negotiations to Begin

The ENVI Committee MEPs approved a negotiating mandate yesterday to begin informal negotiations with the Council on the Commission's official controls proposal, known as Trilogue negotiations. Trilogue discussions are expected to start in Septem... more