Import Controls on Food and Feed

10 Feb 2015

EU-2015-05 Official Controls – Identified Positions of Member States on Key Issues

Celcaa representing the agri food trade of which GAFTA is a member has sent following update: Working programme of the Latvian Presidency: The Latvian presidency is very cautious expressing ambitious objective for this file. While the... more

14 Jan 2015

GN-2015-024 China Bans US Poultry and Eggs Imports Amid Avian Flu Fears

It has been reported that China has banned all imports of US poultry, poultry products and eggs amid recent reports of highly pathogenic strains of avian influenza found in the Pacific Northwest, according to the US Department of Agriculture. ... more

13 Jan 2015

GN-2015-023 Amendments to the EU High Risk List of Food and Feed

The proposed upcoming changes to Annex I of Regulation (EC) No 669/2009 were discussed at the Working Group yesterday. The amendments will be presented at the meeting of the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed (ex SCoFCAH) on 4t... more

05 Jan 2015

EU-2015-03 Belgium and Lithuania Position on Official Food and Feed Controls

Following on from previous circulars EU/2014/09 and EU/2014/13. Belgium position and information: On financing of controls and fees: BE position at the beginning of the discussions was in favour of Commission proposal. It would appear... more