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Food Safety

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Notice to stakeholders - Withdrawal of the United Kingdom and EU rules in the field of prohibitions and restrictions of imports and exports, in particular import/export licences

The European Commission works to ensure that Europe's food supply is the safest in the world and that the same standards of food safety apply to all products regardless of origin. As the world's biggest importer and exporter of foodstuffs, the European Union works closely with international organisations and offers advice as well as assistance to non-EU country trading partners.

Importing into the EU

Establishments & laboratories

During transport

Guidance

Others

Further information

EU import conditions for composite products

Composite products are foodstuffs containing both products of plant origin and processed products of animal origin.

EU import conditions for poultry and poultry products

Import rules in the European Union for poultry (including hatching eggs) and poultry products (including egg products) are fully harmonised and the...

Expert group for sanitary and phytosanitary relations with non-EU countries

A group to assist the Commission to negotiate and implement agreements with non-EU countries in the field of food safety and sanitary and...

Importing live animals & animal products into the EU

General guidance on EU import and transit rules for live animals and animal products from third countries.

Protection of animals during transport

The protection of animals during international transport is an important concern for the Commission which has proposed legislation on the issue.

Sanitary and phytosanitary agreements

The European Commission works to ensure that Europe's food supply is the safest in the world and that the same standards of food safety apply to all...

US Bioterrorism Act 2002

Following 11 September 2001, the United Stated introduced a number of measures to improve the security of its citizens. The Bioterrorism Act 2002 (BTA...

Useful links

The European Commission works to ensure that Europe's food supply is the safest in the world and that the same standards of food safety apply to all...