Veterinary Agreement to boost EU-New Zealand trade in animal products

Technical amendments to the EU-New Zealand Agreement on sanitary measures in live animals and animal products have recently been made to boost existing trade relations. This updated agreement, which has been in place since 1996, is the most advanced international bilateral agreement in the area of animal health, animal welfare and food safety systems. Key … Continue reading Veterinary Agreement to boost EU-New Zealand trade in animal products

FVO report – Sweden – Pesticide controls weaknesses

This report describes the outcome of a Food and Veterinary Office (FVO) audit in Sweden, carried out between 13 to 20 May 2014, under the provisions of Regulation (EC) No 882/2004 on official food and feed controls and Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009. The objective of the audit was to evaluate the controls on pesticides. The report concludes … Continue reading FVO report – Sweden – Pesticide controls weaknesses