Guide to import regulations for animal products is released
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CTA. 2003. Guide to import regulations for animal products is released. Agritrade, November 2003. CTA, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
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The EU's 'General Guidance for third country authorities on the procedures to...
The EU's 'General Guidance for third country authorities on the procedures to be followed when importing live animals and animal products into the European Union' was released on October 1st 2003. The document provides a general introduction, reviews the animal-health situation, residue controls, national authority standards, food-safety standards in processing establishments, BSE-related import controls, health certification and country approval procedures. In the annex it reviews the regulatory requirements on a product-by-product basis, covering: eggs, fish; fresh meat, game meat, game trophies, meat products; milk and milk products; minced meat and meat preparations; poultry meat; other animal products, certification requirements for live animals and BSE related controls. Comment: The guide provides a useful compendium of applicable legislation by product. However it is not a legally binding document and is provided simply for information purposes.