EU updates list of imports of plant origin subject to reinforced border checks

Controls performed at European Union borders on the basis of Regulation (EC) No 669/2009 continue to deliver results and, as a consequence, the EU is removing some products from the list of feed and food of non-animal origin that are subject to an increased level of official controls by national competent authorities at the border. … Continue reading EU updates list of imports of plant origin subject to reinforced border checks

Written QA to EU Commission – China’s dubious food imports

Question for written answerto the Commission Rule 117Andreas Mölzer (NI) (20th March 2014) Subject:  Dubious food imports from China Since food from China is often considerably lower priced than domestic food, imports from the Middle Kingdom have been steadily increasing in the past few years. However, this is problematic because certain pesticides are allowed in Chinese … Continue reading Written QA to EU Commission – China’s dubious food imports