Vetimpleg

EU RULES FOR LIVE ANIMALS, LIVE PRODUCTS 
AND PRODUCTS OF (NON)ANIMAL ORIGIN

  VETIMPLEG:
   
 
  • Provides insight into EU (import and transit) rules for (live)products of animal origin and live animals ;
  • Gives a complete overview of EU-legislation (having influence) on veterinary matters and food safety (on intra-Community trade and imports into the EU);
  • Is daily updated, menu based with information access by product or animal;
  • Gives you all relevant and up to date information;
  • Holds consolidated versions,  plus versions that combine the relevant legislation and include tables, lists and certificates.

 

 

 

 

 

   
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In En:

 
  • EU control and food hygiene rules – food hygiene package.
  • Import and transit rules for (live) products of animal origin and live animals.
  • Border inspection rules.
  • New and coming developments.
  • Safeguard and protection measures.
  • Procedures for the approval of third countries.
  • All the requirements that exporting companies and countries should meet, like requirements for veterinary control systems and food safety, animal health standards, residu rules, animal welfare rules, exceptions to the rules.

 

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  • All the existing EU-legislation (having influence) on veterinary matters and food safety (on intra-Community trade and import into the EU).                                                                                                                             
 

 

   
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25.08.2016 – Approval of the national programme established by Iceland for the control of salmonella in poultry and poultry products
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about approval of  the national programme established by Iceland fo... more

25.08.2016 – Amendments in the list of border inspection posts in Iceland and Norway
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about amendments in the list of border inspection posts in Iceland and N... more

23.08.2016 – Animal health control measures relating to African swine fever in certain EU Member States
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about animal health control measures relating to African swine fever in ... more

23.08.2016 – Certain protective measures relating to African swine fever in Poland
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about certain protective measures relating to African swine fever in Pol... more

19.08.2016 – Amendments in the rules for the prevention, control and eradication of certain transmissible spongiform encephalopathies
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about amendments in therules for the prevention, control and eradication... more

12.08.2016 – Animal health control measures relating to African swine fever in certain EU Member States
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about animal health control measures relating to African swine fever in ... more

11.08.2016 – Certain protective measures relating to African swine fever in Poland
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about certain protective measures relating to African swine fever in Pol... more

11.08.2016 – List of national reference laboratories
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the list of national reference laboratories.The complete text of... more

10.08.2016 – Corrigendum to the new animal health certificate for dogs, cats and ferrets moved into a EU Member State from a territory or a third country for non-commercial purposes
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about a corrigendum to the new animal health certificate for dogs, cats ... more

03.08.2016 – Deoxynivalenol, zearalenone and ochratoxin A in pet food
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about deoxynivalenol, zearalenone and ochratoxin A in pet food.The com... more

30.07.2016 – Commission Notice on the implementation of food safety management systems
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about a Commission Notice on the implementation of food safety managemen... more

30.07.2016 – Protective measures and vaccination against lumpy skin disease in Greece
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about protective measures and vaccination against lumpy skin disease in ... more

29.07.2016 – Introduction into the EU of consignments of fresh meat of certain domestic and wild ungulates from Botswana.
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the introduction into the EU of consignments of fresh meat of cert... more

28.07.2016 – Animal health control measures relating to African swine fever in certain EU Member States
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about animal health control measures relating to African swine fever in ... more

22.07.2016 – Lists of animals and products to be subject to controls at border inspection posts under Council Directives 91/496/EEC and 97/78/EC
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about lists of animals and products to be subject to controls at border ... more

20.07.2016 – Emergency vaccination programme against lumpy skin disease of bovine animals in Bulgaria
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about emergency vaccination programme against lumpy skin disease of bovi... more

09.07.2016 – Protective measures and vaccination against lumpy skin disease in Greece
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about protective measures and vaccination against lumpy skin disease in ... more

08.07.2016 – Financing of the 2016 work programme on training in the field of food and feed safety, animal health, animal welfare and plant health
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the financing of the 2016 work programme on training in the field ... more

08.07.2016 – Monitoring of nickel in food and feed
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the monitoring of nickel in food and feed.The complete text of t... more

07.07.2016 – Requirements for the placing on the market and the import of fish species susceptible to salmonid alphavirus (SAV)
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about requirements for the placing on the market and the import of fish ... more

07.07.2016 – The BSE status of Costa Rica, Germany, Lithuania, Namibia and Spain
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the BSE status of Costa Rica, Germany, Lithuania, Namibia and Spai... more

07.07.2016 – National programmes to improve the production and marketing of apiculture products submitted by the EU Member States
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about national programmes to improve the production and marketing of api... more

08.07.2016 – The infectious bovine rhinotracheitis-free status of the Federal States of Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland and the Regierungsbezirke Arnsberg, Detmold and Münster in Germany
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the infectious bovine rhinotracheitis-free status of the Federal S... more

05.07.2016 – Online templates for submission of veterinary programmes
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about online templates for submission of veterinary programmes.The com... more

29.06.2016 – Zootechnical and genealogical conditions for the breeding, trade in and entry into the Union of purebred breeding animals, hybrid breeding pigs and the germinal products thereof
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about zootechnical and genealogical conditions for the breeding, trade i... more

29.06.2016 – The financial contribution from the Union for expenditure incurred by Cyprus in 2013 for the financing of the emergency measures to combat Newcastle disease
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the financial contribution from the Union for expenditure incurred... more

25.06.2016 – Amendments in the list of feed and food of non-animal origin subject to an increased level of official controls on imports
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about amendments in the list of feed and food of non-animal origin subje... more

25.06.2016 – The temporary admission, re-entry after temporary export and imports of registered horses from Lebanon again allowed
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the temporary admission, re-entry after temporary export and impor... more

21.06.2016 – Removal of Sri Lanka of the list of non-cooperating third countries in fighting IUU fishing
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the removal of Sri Lanka of the list of non-cooperating third coun... more

17.06.2016 – Standard reporting requirements for national programmes for the eradication, control and surveillance of animal diseases and zoonoses co-financed by the EU
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about standard reporting requirements for national programmes for the er... more

17.06.2016 – Guidelines for the EU co-funded programmes of eradication, control and surveillance of animal diseases and zoonoses for the years 2017
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about guidelines for the EU co-funded programmes of eradication, control... more

15.06.2016 –Guidance document describing the food categories in Part E of Annex II to Regulation (EC) No 1333/2008 on Food Additives
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about a Guidance document describing the food categories in Part E ofAnn... more

11.06.2016 – Import into the EU of fresh meat from certain ungulates from Brazil and Argentina
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about import into the EU of fresh meat from certain ungulates from Brazi... more

04.06.2016 – Import of bovine products from Brazil and Argentina
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about import of bovine products from Brazil and Argentina.The complete... more

03.06.2016 – Extension of measures suspending imports from Bangladesh of foodstuffs containing betel leaves
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the  extension of measures suspending imports from Bangladesh... more

03.06.2016 – Consignments of fresh meat originating from New Zealand, destined to the EU and being unloaded, reloaded and transited with or without storage through Singapore.
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the recently published conditions relating to consignments of fres... more

02.06.2016 – Emergency measures suspending imports of dried beans from Nigeria extended
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about emergency measures suspending imports of dried beans from Nigeria.... more

31.05.2016 – Animal health control measures relating to African swine fever in certain EU Member States
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about animal health control measures relating to African swine fever in ... more

28.05.2016 – Authorisation for Croatia to revise its BSE annual monitoring programme
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the authorisation for Croatia to revise its BSE annual monitoring ... more

14.05.2016 – New lists of third countries, parts of third countries and territories from which EU Member States are to authorise the introduction into the EU of certain products of animal origin intended for human consumption
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about new lists of third countries, parts of third countries and territo... more

11.05.2016 – The BSE status of France
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the BSE status of France.The complete text of this Vetimpleg e-m... more

05.05.2016 – Certain protective measures in relation to highly pathogenic avian influenza of subtype H7N7 in Italy
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about certain protective measures in relation to highly pathogenic avian... more

04.05.2016 – The monitoring and management of the presence of dioxins and PCBs in fish and fishery products from the Baltic region
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the monitoring and management of the presence of dioxins and PCBs ... more

03.05.2016 – Amendments in the lists of border inspection posts
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about amendments in the lists of border inspection posts.The complete ... more

29.04.2016 – A coordinated multiannual control programme of the EU to assess the consumer exposure to pesticide residues in and on food of plant and animal origin
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about acoordinated multiannual control programme of the EU to assess the... more

23.04.2016 – Certain protective measures against lumpy skin disease in Bulgaria
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about certain EU protective measures against lumpy skin disease in Bulga... more

12.04.2016 – New animal health certificate for dogs, cats and ferrets moved into a EU Member State from a territory or a third country for non-commercial purposes
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the recently published new animal health certificate for dogs, cat... more

06.04.2016 – Consignments of fresh meat originating from New Zealand, destined to the EU and being unloaded, reloaded and transited with or without storage through Singapore.
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the recently published conditions relating to consignments of fres... more

05.04.2016 – EU financing of the emergency measures to combat bluetongue
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the recently published decision about EU financing of the emergenc... more

31.03.2016 – Animal Health Law
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the recently published new Animal Health Law.The complete text o... more

31.03.2016 – Animal health control measures relating to African swine fever in certain EU Member States
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the recently published animal health control measures relating to ... more

24.03.2016 – Certain protective measures in relation to highly pathogenic avian influenza of subtype H5 in France
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about certain protective measures in relation to highly pathogenic avian... more

24.03.2016 – Amendments in the list of feed and food of non-animal origin subject to an increased level of official controls on imports
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the recently published amendments in the list of feed and food of ... more

24.03.2016 – The official tuberculosis-free and brucellosis-free status of Malta
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the official tuberculosis-free and brucellosis-free status of Malt... more

23.03.2016 – Imports of poultry and poultry products from the United States
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the recently published specific EU requirements for imports of pou... more

22.03.2016 – Certain laboratories authorised to carry out serological tests to monitor the effectiveness of rabies vaccines in dogs, cats and ferrets
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the recently published specific EU requirements for laboratories t... more

12.03.2016 – Specific requirements for gelatine, collagen and highly refined products of animal origin intended for human consumption
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the recently published specific EU requirements for gelatine, coll... more

12.03.2016 - The re-entry of registered horses after temporary export from a part of the territory of China
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the recently published specific EU requirements for the re-entry o... more

09.03.2016 – Minimum standards for the protection of pigs as regards measures to reduce the need for tail-docking
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the recently published EU Recommendation in relation to the protec... more

25.02.2016 – The identification and registration of pigs
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the recently modified EU conditions in relation to the identificat... more

20.02.2016 – Transport of liquid oils and fats by sea
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the recently modified EU conditions in relation to the transport o... more

19.02.2016 – Protective measures in relation to highly pathogenic avian influenza of subtype H5 in France
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the recently published new EU protective measures in relation to h... more

12.02.2016 – List of ports in EU Member States where landings and transhipment operations of fishery products are allowed
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the recently published list of ports in EU Member States where lan... more

11.02.2016 – Animal health control measures relating to African swine fever in certain EU Member States
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the recently published animal health control measures relating to ... more

09.02.2016 – Specific conditions applicable to the import of foodstuffs containing or consisting of betel leaves from India
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the recently published new EU conditions applicable to the import ... more

09.02.2016 – The official tuberculosis, brucellosis and enzootic-bovine-leukosis-free status of certain EU Member States
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the recently published new EU conditions in relation to the offici... more

09.02.2016 – National measures for preventing the introduction of certain aquatic animal diseases into Ireland, Finland, Sweden and the United Kingdom
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the recently published new EU conditions in relation to national m... more

05.02.2016 – HPAI of subtype H7N8 in one holding in the State of Indiana
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the recently published new EU conditions in relation to imports of... more

20.01.2016 – Imports of poultry and poultry products from the United States
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the recently published new EU conditions in relation to imports of... more

20.01.2016 – New Council Regulation laying down maximum permitted levels of radioactive contamination of food and feed following a nuclear accident
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the recently published new EU new Council Regulation laying down m... more

16.01.2016 – Import of egg products and certain meat products from Mexico
 Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the recently published new EU rules for import of egg prod... more

16.01.2016 – Protective measures in relation to highly pathogenic avian influenza of subtype H5 in France
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the recently published new EU protective measures in relation to h... more

14.01.2016 – Rules for the prevention, control and eradication of certain transmissible spongiform encephalopathies
 Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the recently published new EU rules for the prevention, co... more

13.01.2016 – Special conditions governing the import of groundnuts from Brazil and nutmeg from India and Indonesia
 Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the recently published new EU conditions governing the imp... more

08.01.2016 – Imports of table eggs from the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Vetimpleg has today sent an e-mail alert to its customers about the recently published new EU conditions for imports of table eggs... more

06.01.2016 – Special conditions governing the import of feed and food originating in or consigned from Japan following the accident at the Fukushima nuclear power station
Following the accident at the Fukushima nuclear power station on 11 March 2011, the European Commission was informed that radionuc... more

24.12.2015 – Certain protective measures in relation to highly pathogenic avian influenza of subtype H5 in France
France notified the European Commission of outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza of subtype H5 in holdings on its territo... more

23.12.2015 – Amendments in the terms of trade in animals and animal products
Annex 11 of the Agreement between the EU and the Swiss Confederation on trade in Agricultural products include the conditions for ... more

23.12.2015 –Programmes for the eradication, control and surveillance of animal diseases and zoonoses
Regulation (EU) No 652/2014 lays down, inter alia, provisions for the management of expenditure relating to the food chain and ani... more

22.12.2015; Animal health control measures relating to African swine fever in certain EU Member States
Commission Implementing Decision 2014/709/EU lays down animal health control measures in relation to African swine fever in the EU... more

18.12.2015; EU updates list of imports of plant origin subject to reinforced border checks
Commission Regulation (EC) No 669/2009 lays down rules concerning the increased level of official controls to be carried out on im... more

11.12.2015 - Protective measures against lumpy skin disease in Greece
Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2015/1500 lays down comprehensive protective measures and restrictions on the movement and d... more

11.12.2015 – New EU Regulation on novel foods
The free movement of safe and wholesome food is an essential aspect of the internal market and contributes significantly to the he... more

10.12.2015 - Lists of approved food establishments
Regulation (EC) No 882/2004 lays down general rules for the performance of official controls to verify compliance with EU rules on... more

10.12.2015 - The re-entry of registered horses for racing, competition and cultural events after temporary export to Mexico and the United States of America
Commission Decision 93/195/EEC provides models of health certificates for the re-entry of registered horses after temporary export... more

09.12.2015 - EU financial contribution for the programme for the eradication of rabies in Latvia in the year 2014
Article 11(3) of Commission Implementing Decision 2013/722/EU approves the multiannual programme for the eradication of rabies sub... more

09.12.2015 - Certain requirements for live bivalve molluscs, echinoderms, tunicates and marine gastropods
Regulation (EC) No 854/2004 provides that EU Member States are to ensure that the production and placing on the market of live biv... more

08.12.2015 - The infectious bovine rhinotracheitis-free status of the Federal States of Bremen, Hesse and Lower Saxony of Germany
Commission Decision 2004/558/EC approves the programmes for the control and eradication of infection with bovine herpes virus type... more

05.12.2015 - Emergency measures applicable to crustaceans imported from Bangladesh and intended for human consumption repealed
Commission Decision 2008/630/EC ,on emergency measures applicable to crustaceans imported from Bangladesh and intended for human c... more

05.12.2015 – Imports and transit of single consignments of less than 20 units of poultry other than ratites, hatching eggs and day-old chicks thereof
Commission Regulation (EC) No 798/2008 lays down veterinary certification requirements for imports into and transit through the Un... more

03.12.2015 - Protective measures in relation to highly pathogenic avian influenza of subtypes H5N1 and H5N2 in France
France notified the European Commission of outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) of the subtype H5 namely H5N1 and... more

02.12.2015 - EU updates list of imports of plant origin subject to reinforced border checks
As a consequence of the satisfactory results reported by EU Member States, table grapes from Peru will be de-listed from Annex I t... more

02.12.2015 – Extension of certain protective measures in relation to outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza of the subtype H5N1
Decision 2005/734/EC lays down biosecurity measures to reduce the risk of the transmission of highly pathogenic avian influenza of... more

01.12.2015 - New EU Directive relating to caseins and caseinates intended for human consumption
Council Directive 83/417/EECprovides for the approximation of the laws of the EU Member States relating to certain lactoproteins (... more

01.12.2015 - Measures to prevent the introduction into the EU of the foot-and-mouth disease virus from Libya and Morocco
The presence of foot-and-mouth disease in Morocco is liable to constitute a serious risk to the livestock population of the EU. Th... more

26.11.2015 - Measure to prohibit the placing on the market of a certain type of a poultry plucking machine
In accordance with the procedure set out in Article 11(2) of Directive 2006/42/EC, Germany informed the European Commission of a m... more

17.11.2015 - Emergency vaccination of bovine animals against lumpy skin disease in Greece
Directive 92/119/EEC lays down general measures for the control of certain animal diseases. These include measures to be taken in ... more

12.11.2015 - Emergency measures suspending imports from Peru of certain bivalve molluscs intended for human consumption prolonged
Commission Decision 2008/866/EC was adopted following an outbreak of Hepatitis A in humans related to the consumption of bivalve m... more

10.11.2015 – Amendments in the Veterinary Agreement to boost EU-New Zealand trade in animal products
With a special Commission Implementing Decision, technical amendments to the EU-New Zealand Agreement on sanitary measures in live... more

07.11.2015 - Amendments in the lists of border inspection posts
Commission Decision 2009/821/EC is drawing up lists of EU-approved border inspection Posts and of the veterinary units in Traces.... more

29.10.2015 - Protective measures in relation to the small hive beetle in Italy
Commission Implementing Decision 2014/909/EU established certain protective measures following notifications by Italy of the occur... more

24.10.2015 - Administrative Assistance and Cooperation system (AAC system)
Regulation (EC) No 882/2004 establishes a harmonised framework for the organisation of official controls to verify compliance with... more

22.10.2015 - Certification rules for importation into the EU of consignments of live animals and of animal products from New Zealand
Annex V and VII to the Agreement between the European Community and New Zealand ,on sanitary measures applicable to trade in live ... more

21.10.2015 - Imports of poultry and poultry products from the United States and Canada
Commission Regulation (EC) No 798/2008  lays down veterinary certification requirements for imports into and transit, includi... more

16.10.2015 – Trade in seal products
Regulation (EC) No 1007/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council was adopted with the objective of eliminating obstacles... more

07.10.2015 – Trade in seal products
Regulation (EC) No 1007/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council was adopted with the objective of eliminating obstacles... more

06.10.2015 – Animal health control measures relating to African swine fever in certain EU Member States
Commission Implementing Decision 2014/709/EU lays down animal health control measures in relation to African swine fever in certai... more

02.10.2015 – Measures to prevent the introduction into the EU of the African swine fever virus from certain third countries
African swine fever is a highly contagious and fatal infection of domestic pigs and wild boar, with the potential for rapid spread... more

02.10.2015 – Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis-free status of the Federal State of Baden-Württemberg of Germany and of the region Valle d'Aosta of Italy
Commission Decision 2004/558/EC approves the programmes for the control and eradication of BHV1 presented by the EU Member States ... more

01.10.2015; Prologation the period of application of the protection measures in relation to porcine epidemic diarrhoea
Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 750/2014 was adopted following reports of a novel swine enteric coronavirus disease cau... more

25.09.2015; EU updates list of imports of plant origin subject to reinforced border checks
Commission Regulation (EC) No 669/2009 (2) lays down rules concerning the increased level of official controls to be carried out o... more

24.09.2015 – New requirements for surveillance and diagnostic methods for aquaculture animals and products thereof
Directive 2006/88/EC lays down minimum preventive measures for the surveillance and early detection in aquatic animals of the list... more

19.09.2015 - Updated Guidance for consignments of live animals and animal products from third countries in transit or transhipment
Some years ago the European Commission together with specialists of the EU Member States established  a  general Guidanc... more

20.09.2015 - Commission Notice — Guidelines for the prudent use of antimicrobials in veterinary medicine
The extensive use of antimicrobials in human and veterinary medicine in recent years has accelerated the emergence and spread of r... more

08.09.2015 - Certain protective measures against lumpy skin disease in Greece
Council Directive 92/119/EEC lays down general measures for the control of certain animal diseases, including lumpy skin disease.... more

28.08.2015 – The use of recycled hot water to remove microbiological surface contamination from carcases of domestic ungulates and farmed game
Commission Regulation (EC) No 2073/2005 lays down the microbiological criteria for certain microorganisms and the implementing rul... more

27.08.2015 - Animal health control measures relating to African swine fever in certain EU Member States
Commission Implementing Decision 2014/709/EU lays down animal health control measures in relation to African swine fever in certai... more

25.08.2015 - Certain interim protective measures against lumpy skin disease in Greece
Council Directive 92/119/EEC lays down general measures for the control of certain animal diseases, including lumpy skin disease.... more

12.08.2015 - Commission Recommendation on the monitoring of arsenic in food
The European Commission asked the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) to prepare a scientific opinion on the risks to human heal... more

11.08.2015 - Specific rules on official controls for Trichinella in meat
With the new Commission Implementing Regulation, published today,the European Commission is repealing  Regulation (EC) No 207... more

07.08.2015; Imports of poultry and poultry products from the United States
Commission Regulation (EC) No 798/2008  lays down veterinary certification requirements for imports into and transit, includi... more

06.08.2015; BSE status of Cyprus, the Czech Republic, France, Liechtenstein and Switzerland
Regulation (EC) No 999/2001 provides that EU Member States, third countries or regions thereof (‘countries or regions’... more

06.08.2015; Financial contribution from the EU for expenditure incurred by the Netherlands for the financing of the emergency measures to combat avian influenza
The final complementary financial contribution from the EU towards the expenditure incurred by the Netherlands in 2011, 2012 and 2... more

06.08.2015 - List of laboratories authorised to handle live foot-and-mouth disease virus
Directive 2003/85/EC sets out minimum control measures to be applied in the event of an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease and cer... more

05.08.2015; Imports of ratite meat (products) from South Africa again allowed.
Commission Regulation (EC) No 798/2008 lays down veterinary certification requirements for imports into and transit, including sto... more

01.08.2015; Approval of residue plans from third countries
Decision 2011/163/EU contains the list of third countries which have a recognized residue plan for certain products of animal orig... more

31.07.2015; Animal health control measures relating to African swine fever in certain EU Member States
Commission Implementing Decision 2014/709/EU lays down animal health control measures in relation to African swine fever in certai... more

31.07.2015; Certain protective measures in relation to highly pathogenic avian influenza of subtype H7N7 in Germany
Council Directive 2005/94/EC sets out certain preventive measures relating to the surveillance and the early detection of avian in... more