Plant Health report: import controls are an effective tool in protecting EU consumers

A Commission report published today presents key findings on the controls carried out at Europe's borders to prevent harmful plant pests from entering the EU market. This EUROPHYT report reveals that 7.000 consignments mainly imported from non-EU countries were intercepted in 2013. In about one third of the cases insects, fungi, bacteria or viruses were found; the … Continue reading Plant Health report: import controls are an effective tool in protecting EU consumers